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Mike Smythe



contact details:
  Mike Smythe
Hortensialaan 29
tel: 07941 426 034
mobile: 07941 426 034
email: mikesmythe@iib.ws


Key Services Offered:
Business Support and development - acquiring GRANT funding for R&D projects, business development projects etc.. This also covers sourcing of additional funding that may be required and project management.

Core Experience of Principal:
My passion is Change Management ­ Business Streamlining. This covers: Profit Improvement, Cost Reduction; Management Control Systems; Company Resizing; Organization Structure; Team Building; System Implementation (ISO9000, ISO/TS16949, ISO14001, TQM, Kaizen, JIT, Kanban, Theory of Constraints, MRP II etc); New Product Introduction, Project Management.

My experience covers all types of Grants throughout the UK as well as European Funding. I am a hands on person and enjoy taking projects from conception through to implementation and completion.


Qualifications & Accreditations:
B Sc Mech Eng; MBA. Accredited Associate, Institute for Independent Business (AInstIB).

Industry Sectors worked in:
I have been involved mainly in manufacturing. I have worked for large multi national companies in senior general management rolls and have held two MD positions in privately owned companies. The sectors I have worked in are FMCG, Automotive (as a first tire supplier to the automotive industry) and General Engineering.

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