Success Based Fees - Most of our fee is success based and transparent, being a percentage of the uplift.  We publish our costs and do not charge hourly or day rates so you the client have control on cash flow.


Pragmatic Approach - Our services are pragmatic and whilst guidance and input form a part of that, it is much more about practical implementation of methodologies to achieve real results.



We offer a range of practical services for our clients and have a network of partners to ensure you get the service and expertise to match your needs.  These range from sales, buying and supply chain through to legal and accountancy.




UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)

Institute of Directors (IoD),

Portuguese Chamber of Commerce

The Business Network

Government Growth Accelerator & Access to Finance (when this scheme ran)




Rob comes from a family business background spending his school holidays working in the family firm, becoming a sales person for the company after leaving full time education.  The business was sold and Rob was appointed General Manager by the new owners.


He spent most of his career working for overseas companies as CEO of their UK subsidiaries.  He describes himself as an all-round CEO with a commercial (sales and marketing) orientation. Around this time Rob added professional qualifications to his practical experience.


Opportunities usually came about because of business problems; Rob discovered that he had a talent for business growth and turning businesses around, dealing with crises, developing businesses and putting them on the path for sustainable profits.


Rob is a Non-Executive Chair and sits on the Board of companies and also acts as an advisor to SMEs.  He is a keynote speaker at HSBC and NatWest events, the Business Network and the IOD. Articles about Rob have appeared in business publications such as CIE and Growth Business magazine.


POhWER  Charity

Rob is Chair of the largest national advocacy charity Pohwer that receives over 200,000 calls a year and directly helps 50,000 of those via it's 3 call centres and staff of professional and volunteer advocates.  This independent, free service reaches individuals struggling with particular challenges in their lives enabling them to voice views and concerns and access information and services where needed. There is an ever increasing demand for it's services on behalf of those with issues such as dementia, autism, physical and mental disability.


Outside of business

Rob enjoys other activities, most of which have transferable skills for his area of expertise -  managing challenge and crisis.

.....He is still hoping to make it to the Moon.


Rugby World Cup
Ama Dablam 2
Fastnet 1