Specialist Support Team

We help our Health and Beauty Experts to help you!
We do this by providing them a range of specialist help and support.

What kind of resources do we use to help our health and beauty experts?

This is a sneak peek behind the scenes to give an idea of some of the help and support that we have available around the country for our solicitors. You won’t be surprised to know (especially because of Covid) we can give a lot of remote help and assistance.
So you now know that the people you rely on for fantastic advice and support also have a great backup team!

Solicitors shaking hands with their happy client

Interim and part-time support directors.


Adriaan v
Region
East Midlands
Specialisms
Operating Systems: MS Server 2019 | Office 365 | MS Automate | Backup / Disaster Recovery | GDPR | Telecommunication
Experience Highlights
IT Director, Dental Partners UK Owner, Cloud Boffins
Training and Qualifications
Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP) | ITIL4 | Prince2 Agile | B.Comm (Accounting)
Description
An innovative and solution-focused IT Consultant, experienced in driving change and IT adoption in the Healthcare, Education and General Commerce Sectors. With a strong background in delivering end-user focussed IT solutions, valuable problem-solving skills and the ability to engage with stakeholders at all levels.
About Me
Besides his interest in all things technical, Adriaan enjoys participating in initiatives that support his local area , DIY, Formula 1 and gardening.

Alex M
Region
East of England
Specialisms
Marketing Strategy | Digital Strategy | Content Marketing | Social Media | Sales Proposition Development,
Experience Highlights
25 years' experience in marketing and business development. Marketing, communications and growth strategy for both corporates and SMEs covering UK and EMEA across a broad range of business verticals.
Training and Qualifications
BA (Hons) Marketing - University of Huddersfield CIM DipM
Description
An award-winning, commercially focused Marketing and Business Development Consultant. Agency and client side experience across a broad range of clients, sectors, and disciplines, including B2B, Retail, Health and Wellness, Professional Services and Tourism. Instrumental in building eBay Advertising's brand internationally and increasing the profile of Microsoft’s UK advertising division. A published author, regular commentator, writer and conference speaker on marketing issues.
About Me
A curious mind in an experienced head. I enjoy the challenge of helping businesses to change, improve and grow. Always keen to meet new people and share ideas to improve business and the world we live in.

Andrew J
Region
South East England
Specialisms
Financial Control | Cash Management | Commercial Finance | Business Strategies | KPI Analysis | Strategic Planning & Forecasting | Project Management
Experience Highlights
Financial Controller/Finance & Commercial Manager/Chief Accountant/ Commercial Accountant/Project Accountant/Group Financial & Tax Accountant
Training and Qualifications
Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, BA Honours London University SOAS
Description
A highly efficient & experienced finance director with 40 year experience working in retail, manufacturing, facilities management, logistics, IT and other industries
About Me
An enthusiastic networker & communicator, living in Milton Keynes, Andrew combines his interest in helping local businesses with his continued passion for martial arts, golf and socialising with friends & family

Bernice S
Region
London
Specialisms
Marketing Strategy and Implementation | Customer Insight Research | SEO and Digital Communications | Commercial & Business Development | Sales Strategy
Experience Highlights
Commercial /Strategic Marketing Consultant for GAMA Healthcare Ltd, infirst Healthcare Ltd, Imperial Tobacco Ltd, Femeda Ltd, Veritas Biomed Ltd. Marketing Director The Mentholatum Company Ltd,
Training and Qualifications
Art History MA University of St Andrews CIM Marketing Certificate Parts 1 & 2
Description
A highly efficient and methodical marketing professional with extensive experience of reviewing , developing and defining overall marketing strategy and supporting sales departments with key customer insights and positioning benefits of products/services. Previously, I have built and led "Doesn't Exist" marketing teams, bringing new approaches and campaigns to help companies generate more revenue.
About Me
An enthusiastic networker and communicator living in London, I volunteer at Kew Gardens and enjoy yoga and attending art exhibitions as well as socialising with friends and family.

Elaine G
Region
East Midlands
Specialisms
Leadership, People skills, Change Management, Financial acumen, Project and Sponsor Management, Longstanding robust Relationships with LA’s, CCG’s CQC.
Experience Highlights
With 22 years in Health and Social Care Executive and Senior Management roles.These included Board Membership,Chief Operating Officer,Commercial and Operations Director and Nominated Individual roles.
Training and Qualifications
I don’t have any formal Qualifications
Description
A highly motivated and experienced board director that drives the business through Operations Sales and Quality.
About Me
An enthusiastic self starter who is driven to succeed. Integrity is key to all my achievements. I like walking and travelling.

Glen B
Region
East of England
Specialisms
Marketing strategy | Category management | Go to market planning | Brand development | Product development | Product management | Market mapping | Digital Strategy
Experience Highlights
Interim Marketing Director - Covetous Marketing Director - Smithfield Foods Interim Project Manager - Buying Solutions Global Segment Manager - InFocus
Training and Qualifications
BA Honours Business Studies - Kingston University
Description
A marketing professional with 20 years of B2B and B2C marketing strategy and execution experience gained in global businesses with responsibility for brand, product, digital and commercial development. Extensive experience working with commercial teams and customers to grow brands in multiple markets and countries. 15 years of managing large and small teams as well as leading multi-country and matrix projects to re-brand businesses, develop and launch new products in multiple countries.
About Me
A family man and a foodie who loves to eat out and enjoys cooking and trying new recipes when at home. I am passionate about helping businesses develop their marketing strategies as well as watching football and socializing with friends and family.

Helen S
Region
North West England
Specialisms
Marketing Strategy & Plans, Brand Management, Creative Direction, Project Management, Content Marketing, Digital & Social Media Marketing
Experience Highlights
Head of Marketing For F & B business
Training and Qualifications
Post Graduate Marketing Diploma (DipM) Member of CIM (MCIM) Digital Marketing & Social Media programme
Description
Helen has a background in Sales and 20+ years in Marketing Management roles, including 13 years as a Marketing Consultant and on-demand Marketing Director / Manager for businesses with little or no in-house marketing. She has worked with B2B and B2C sectors including Professional Services (legal, financial and HR), Engineering & Manufacturing, IT, Retail and Charity providing guidance for Marketing Strategy development to hands-on Marketing Management support.
About Me
An enthusiastic marketer, communicator and networker, Helen originates from Manchester and now lives south of the city in Cheshire. She enjoys walking, yoga, socialising with family & friends and good food!

Joanna B
Region
East Midlands
Specialisms
Marketing Planning | Brand Management | Direct Marketing | Lead Generation | Marketing Communications | Digital Marketing | Internal Communications
Experience Highlights
I'm a Chartered Marketer with over 15 years experience specialising in the fields of Brand Management and Marketing Communications working with some of the UK's most iconic B2B and B2C brands.
Training and Qualifications
Chartered Marketer - Chartered Institute of Marketing Professional Diploma in Marketing - Chartered Institute of Marketing BA Hons Media Studies - De Montfort University
Description
I'm a highly versatile Marketer with strong planning and strategic skills and a track record of delivering innovative, targeted and persuasive marketing communications that fit with long term business strategy, deliver excellent measurable results and drive sales. I've particular experience in the travel, leisure, logistics and construction sectors working in senior Marketing Management roles, leading teams and working alongside Exec members to deliver high profile marketing activities.
About Me
I'm highly creative with a reputation for providing an 'outside the box' approach. I've a real passion for marketing and enjoy sharing this by mentoring recent graduates with the CIM. Outside of work, I'm a keen equestrian and love to travel.

JT J
Region
East of England
Specialisms
- Strategy development - B2B & B2C marketing - Product marketing - Digital marketing (Paid Search, SEO, Social, Display, Content and CRM)
Experience Highlights
Head of Marketing - Carnall Farrar Ltd Director of Marketing - Alomone Labs Director of eCommerce - Abcam SEO Technical Consultant - House of Fraser Digital Marketing Business Director - Wavemaker
Training and Qualifications
Lancaster University, UK OCT 2002 - JUN 2006 - BA (Joint) French and Linguistics
Description
In the past three years I have held Head of Marketing, Global Director of eCommerce, and Director of Marketing roles in healthcare, life sciences and pharma, focusing on a B2B and B2C audience. I have created the strategic and future vision for brands and setting the marketing direction at both a global and local level, focusing on generating positive ROI for product catalogues with over 120k SKU’s. In the past three years, I have led multi-discipline teams of up to 21 people with an average
About Me
JT lives in Cambridge after escaping London life, although she regularly contracts in London locations. Her passions outside of work range from Quantum Mechanics, learning new languages to improving her coding skills.

Norida J
Region
South East England
Specialisms
IT Digital, Operations, Transformation, IT Business Change, Delivery, Outsource, Insource, Service Desk, Shared service, offshore, SME setup, NHS
Experience Highlights
Global Senior Diretor - Segram Vivendi Universal Senior IT Director EMEA -COLT IT Director GOSH, CNWL, Tavistock and Portman, Camden Council
Training and Qualifications
Masters Computre Sciene, PRINCE2 (Project & risk Management) AGILE Methods & Principles; ITIL Service Management, CSIP, SIAM Frameworks. Microsoft Technologies and Cisco
Description
Noyida is a Part-Time CTO/IT Director - Professional member of British Computer Society. A Technology Leader with a demonstrable track record in leading and delivering £multi-million operational, IT/digital transformation and continuous improvement strategies across global enterprises including technology, Shared Services and public health sector services; analyzing organisational structures to drive robust financial and operational controls, systems and frameworks. Organisation Design
About Me
An enthusiastic communicator with a passion for helping other and giving back to the community and volunteer in the local hospice. Love socializing with family and friends’ .

Numa F
Region
London, South East England
Specialisms
Financial Controllership, Strategic finance, Business planning External & Internal Audit, SOX & Corporate Governance, Risk management (incl. IT Risk)
Experience Highlights
Independent Consultant/Director | Financial Controller | Risk Advisory, Audit and Assurance
Training and Qualifications
Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) with a BSc (Hons) in applied accounting from Oxford Brookes University.
Description
As a senior finance professional having worked in both the private and public sectors, I provide consulting services within strategic finance, group financial reporting, financial controllership, IT & enterprise risk, audit, and corporate governance; as well as take appointments providing financial consultation, support and advice to clients as a remote Finance Director. I enjoy creating business strategy, budgets, forecasts, and establishing audit and business relationships.
About Me
Other traits include Ability to build strong relationships; influence, and communicate across functionality at all levels, demonstrating leadership and strong management skills. Ability to understand the big picture strategically as well as having an eye for detail. Comfortable challenging the status quo whilst looking for creativity and innovative solutions in tackling problems. A track record of establishing stability and clarity throughout periods of change. Strong commercial business understanding combined with excellent analytical skills. As an author of 'Interpreting Financial and Accounting Information' – a study text for ICSA (The Institute of Chartered Governance) covering topics of Accounting, Risk, and Financial Management, I have helped institutions such as the University of Law to design finance and accounting related modules for the master syllabus.

Rachel M
Region
East Midlands
Specialisms
Marketing strategies & plans, brand marketing, copywriting, proof-reading, budget management, working with creative agencies, events, French, German.
Experience Highlights
Marketing & PR Manager, International Business Development , Strategy & Planning, Market Research, Campaign Management Online / Offline, Brand Management, B2B, B2C, Public Sector, 3rd Sector.
Training and Qualifications
Chartered Institute of Marketing Diploma, Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing, Institute of Sales Promotion Diploma, Master of Arts in French and German (University of Oxford.) NVQ 5 in Leadership & Management, NVQ2 in Diversity & Equality, Levels 1&2 in Data Protection
Description
Multi-lingual and highly-qualified marketing and PR professional. Creative, innovative online/ offline marketing manager, bringing new ideas and approaches to achieve business objectives. Strategic, tactical and hands-on; able to develop and deliver marketing campaigns to build brand awareness, grow advocacy and increase sales. Works closely with sales team and creative agencies to forge efficient partnerships and improve customer experience.
About Me
An energetic and resilient marketeer with 36 years' experience in international sales, marketing and PR. Enjoys travel, concerts, theatre, cinema and eating out. Hobbies include dance, horse-riding, reading. Likes an intellectual challenge!

Richard B
Region
North East England, North West England, Northern Ireland, Scotland
Specialisms
Business Strategy Cash Mngt Finance team leadership Margin Analysis KPI development Entrepreneurial & commercial focus Digital 1st approach
Experience Highlights
Regional FD for Newsquest - UK's largest regional news publisher Group FD for Cello Health plc - Group of Digital Advertising & PR agencies Group FD for 3DReid - Architects
Training and Qualifications
Bachelor of Accountancy from Glasgow University (1996) Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants (CIMA) (2005) AICPA Digital MIndset Certificate (2020) Event Host & Speaker
Description
A commercially focussed and experienced finance director with a real entrepreneurial flair. He has 15 years experience as a finance leader in businesses from small family-owned companies to US-listed corporations. He specialises in digital and professional services businesses, but has also worked in manufacturing and hospitality. As the co-founder of a digital news publishing business, he knows what it's like to operate at the sharp end of businesses.
About Me
A firm believer in sustainable business practices and advocate of building co-operative and motivated teams. He lives with his family in Glasgow, and is keen to use his skills to help as many businesses as possible. Away from work, he loves all sports, and spending time in the great outdoors.

Richard L
Region
UK Wide
Specialisms
Business Development, Company Start-up, Company Regeneration, Managed Service Delivery. Outsourcing/ BPO services. Contract Negotiation. Service Transformation.
Experience Highlights
Managing Director IT Managed Service for Digica and AssurIT. Interim VP BPO Inc (USA). Sales Director Quicksilva Ltd.
Training and Qualifications
N/A
Description
Richard is a high calibre former Managing/Commercial Director, with strong interpersonal skills and an extensive range of strategic development expertise together with commercial and service management experience, delivered to multiple business sectors covering commercial, health, local authority and professional services. Contract and change management experience as well as service take-on expertise. Experience of third-party workforce management and service improvement coupled with experience of workforce transfer and management Richard has exceptional leadership and motivational skills together with the energy, drive and determination to deliver in challenging environments, experience of UK, US, EU and SA operations.
About Me
Passionate and enthusiastic about business improvement and developing companies operating across the UK and based in the South West.

Sharondeep S
Region
Yorkshire and the Humber
Specialisms
Social Media Marketing|Branding|B2C Marketing|Marketing Communications|Marketing Strategy|Business Management|CRM|Public Relations|Advertising
Experience Highlights
Digital Marketing Manager - Flamingo Land Resort Marketing Manager - Children’s Place Day Nurseries Head Of Marketing - Chocolate Clothing (Designer Childrenswear)
Training and Qualifications
Leeds University (2014- 2015) - Masters Distinction in Advertising and Marketing Leeds Metropolitan University (2009- 2013) - 1st Class BA (Hons) Business Management Notre Dame Catholic Sixth Form College, Leeds (2007- 2008) - A Levels: A, A, B AS: B Royds Specialist Language College, Leeds – (2001- 2006) - GCSE’s: 12 Grade A*-C Google - Waze Ads Fundamentals (May 2020) Google - Shopping ads Certification (May 2020) Google Ads Display Certification (May 2020)
Description
Highly motivated Digital Marketing Manager, with a 1st Class Master’s Degree Distinction in Advertising and Marketing, seeking a challenging and dynamic position in the digital marketing field. Always with a constant drive for further success, I am highly experienced in a wide range of key fields accelerating online revenue by 280% in my most recent role. I am responsible, enthusiastic, and pragmatic, with a strong commitment and demonstrated track record of achieving excellent results.
About Me
A passionate marketer with a proven track record, Sharon combines her unique passion in helping businesses with spending valuable time with her family and friends.

Tom B
Region
West Midlands
Specialisms
B2B marketing | construction | healthcare & medical devices | manufacturing | strategic marketing| branding | multi-channel marketing
Experience Highlights
MBA qualified, senior marketing professional with 20 years' experience in B2B marketing and a track record of success, driving revenue growth for leading brands in UK and International markets.
Training and Qualifications
"Qualifications: - MBA - The University of Birmingham - MCIM - The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) - BA Hons Tourism Business Management - De Montfort University Certifications: - The Fundamentals of Digital Marketing Certificate - Google - Inbound Certified - HubSpot Academy - Certified Professional: Hootsuite Social Media Platform - Hootsuite Academy"
Description
A capable project leader and an insightful marketing professional, with proven marketing communications and product management expertise across EMEA and APAC regions. Possessing extensive multi-channel marketing experience and proficient at developing marketing strategies and tactical plans that drive sustainable revenue growth, through innovative multi-channel marketing programmes and the delivery of successful GTM initiatives.
About Me
An enthusiastic and effective communicator, who is confident working collaboratively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. A keen sports fan, so competitive in nature. A big lover of cricket and football.

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The above are a relevant selection of amazing people from our support partners (below) and their hundreds of part-time / interim directors and consultants.

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IT Experts, ready to control or support business IT functions or oversee updating systems.

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Interim Finance Directors

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