Who Am I?

I’m an accomplished domestic and international contract and interim market developer who specialises in the creation and delivery of technical & innovative products and services. I have operated internationally for over thirty years within corporate, SME and micro-businesses across sectors that include; manufacturing (printing and imaging systems, consumables and substrates), software (imaging/web services/security/app development), electronics and telecoms (equipment/teledata/automation), professional services (systems design/legal/technology consulting) and education/third sector (web filtering & security/systems digitisation).

My character could be described as highly independent, commercially savvy, intuitive, creative, competitive, adaptable, trusted, insightful, pragmatic, open, inventive, challenging, customer-centric, literate and numerate. And, I’m capable of rapid assimilation and assessment of organisational, cultural, technical & functional trends and requirements.  In short – I’m good at turning complex ideas into tangible things.

Some of my key skills and experience include:

  • Specialist knowledge of consumer personalisation, customisation and on-demand market trends, dynamics and associated production technologies
  • Wide digital production and manufacturing experience
  • Development, communication, negotiation and execution of complex multi-stakeholder concepts
  • Technology product and service innovation
  • Partner and stakeholder relationship development

And, I also have the supporting technical capabilities that are needed to deliver on the projects I’m engaged on:

  • Production and graphics technology operational skills
  • Agile software and process development management
  • Marketing operations systems design and execution – CRM, ecommerce, marketing automation, process analysis and digitisation
  • Marketing communications management and execution – brand and proposition development, messaging, events, copywriting, digital marketing management, graphic design/photography/video production, print, PR, sales/channel tools, budget control and marketing ROI management

What I Do

In a nutshell – I connect ideas, people and technologies.  And, I have a deep interest in helping organisations to design and engineer consumer engagement experiences that include personalised, customised and on-demand products …

To enable me to undertake this type of role I have a developed a very particular skill set – which includes;

  • Specialist knowledge of consumer personalisation, customisation and on-demand market trends, dynamics and associated production technologies
  • Wide digital imaging production and manufacturing experience
  • Development, communication, negotiation and execution of complex multi-stakeholder concepts
  • Innovation of technology product and service
  • Partner and stakeholder relationship management

And, I have supporting capabilities and experience that is needed to deliver on the projects I’m engaged on:

  • Agile software and process development management
  • Wide manufacturing and materials process knowledge
  • Marketing operations systems design and execution – CRM, ecommerce, marketing automation, process analysis and digitisation
  • Marketing communications management and execution – brand and proposition development, messaging, events, copywriting, digital marketing management, graphic design/photography/video production, print, PR, sales/channel tools, budget control and marketing ROI management

Who I Do It For

I currently work with a wide range of organisations but have particular expertise in the software, imaging systems manufacturing, consumables and imprintable products industries.  And, I am also engaged by consumer brands and their marketing agencies to help them to plan and execute consumer facing experiential projects.