I am proud of all the companies that DDS has been able to help since it was founded. If you would like to find out more or perhaps speak to previous clients directly, please let me know and I will be happy to facilitate this.
Current and Recent Clients include:
Multi-National Manufacturing Business T/O £100m plus
Successfully supporting an incoming Finance Director, in discussions with the company’s funders, to agree revised banking covenants during a time of organisational and financial upheaval. This required regular and frequent contact with the finance team, executives, funders and company advisers.
UK Engineering Business T/O £50m plus
Coaching a CEO and Board to develop a strategic business plan. As a subsidiary of a multi-national, the business was developing its middle managers into a high performing leadership team. Duncan helped this team to develop and execute a medium term strategy, with the emphasis being on identifying common goals around which they could lead their teams, enabling the business to move forward cohesively.
International Outsourcing Business T/O not disclosed
Planning for the establishment of a UK office for an overseas outsourcing business. Duncan was the UK lead in a project that required rapid execution and integration of a team into the overseas parent company, organisation and culture.
International Real Estate Business T/O not disclosed
Managing shareholders’ interest in an overseas property investment, in a politically and economically unstable environment. Duncan supports a team in preserving and enhancing shareholder value in difficult circumstances and is using his experience and contacts to facilitate positive progress on those areas within the businesses control.
Membership Based Business T/O £1M
Establishing and developing a technical course for a professional institute and supporting the same organisation, in advising the Korean Government on the development of economic policy to support business transition. This pro bono work supports the broader business community.
UK Based International Business T/O £4m plus
Advising an entrepreneur on professionalising his business and raising development capital. This requires implementation of an effective governance framework, the recruitment of a new Finance Director and the preparation of a persuasive business plan, in parallel.