Key Services Offered:
Business planning and expansion through all areas
including grants and processing. Personal exit strategies.Negotiations
and fund raising. Insurance claims. Sales planning and co-operative
marketing. Out of the box strategy plans and implementation.
Core Experience of Principal:
Green field start ups through to expansion including all functions
- finance, funding, sales, marketing. Business plans a speciality.
Consultancy in aquaculture and seafood. Work in USA, Middle East,
S Africa. Also EU ( DG8,14)and Irish Government and development
agencies. Grants processing. Insurance claims, valuations and
negotiations. Socio-economic studies. Conference organiser (
over 400 delegates ). Quality schemes,production plans. Equity
negotiations with VC companies.
Qualifications & Accredittions:
Experienced entrepreneur, over 5 successful start ups in 20 years.
Industry leader and driver in the marine sector, primarily aquaculture
and fish farming through to seafood development, processing.
Exit strategies negotiated. Business expansion planning in areas
such as ecotourism, fresh food manufacture ( hand made sausages
)and construction. Founded, financed and ran joint co-operative
marketing company that now exports over 75% of all Irish salmon,
sales over ¤80m. Set up various advisory liaison bodies
for marine sector with Government and EU. Accountant. Accredited
for Independent Business (AInstIB).
Industry Sectors worked in:
Aquaculture - shellfish, finfish, fish farming in
wide variety of species. Marketing of same including Japanese
markets (mussels,oysters, abalone) Co-operative marketing, retail,
distribution, construction sector, fresh food.