Kathryn: Business Development Director - UK

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iCEO™: 69184
Position: Business Development Director
Nationality: UK
Home Country: UK


A professional Interim and exceptional leader of transformational change, with more than 15 years experience in infrastructure, transport, construction, and retail. A commercial lawyer with an MBA who has held senior positions with major international and UK companies

Major Achievements

Managed a team of 400 as Divisional Director • Increased profit and turnover through effective team and customer management resulting in crucial negotiations of £470m new business with 50% secured. Adopted operational excellence and implemented robust commercial controls, whilst enhancing all marketing and communication tools. • In partnership with Network Rail (May Gurneys largest client) led the implementation of world-class customer/supplier relationship management strategies, and engagement processes. Defined joint business plans, improved and set out effective procurement processes, provided initial strategy for the transformational change program.

Industry Sector Competencies

• Construction Industry
• Infrastructure
• Media
• Public Sector
• Transport

Professional Objectives

• Function: Strategy
• Interim Manager: Yes
• Permanent Position: Yes
• Consultant: Yes
• Availability: Full time
• Prefered Locations: Any

Additional Professional Interests

• Non Executive Director Assignments

Countries Covered

• UK

Operational Competencies

• Business development (Expert)
• Acquisition and shadow management (Professional)
• New product or service launch (Expert)
• Geographical expansion (Expert)
• Company rescue or turnaround (Expert)
• Close down or sell off (Professional)
• Pre or post investment audit (Professional)


Home Country:
Full time
MBA Cranfield
Management experience:
More than 15 years
Company size:
SMB, Multinational
Interim Manager:
Founder or co-founder: