Telephone: 0121 403 3003
Professional Background
Robin is Kelmscott Consulting’s Director. Having qualified as an accountant over 30 years ago (a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales), most of his experience has been gained in general management roles and in a wide range of sectors.  Robin is well placed to help you develop a business growth strategy and to increase your profits.   A brief pen portrait of this experienced business adviser and consultant, who has worked with both large and small businesses:
  • Trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse.
  • Practiced in business turnaround for 13 years across many sectors including manufacturing, service industry, leisure, professional practices (solicitors, accountants, quantity surveyors), a nationalised industry and even private schools.
  • Recruited as Finance Director of a fully listed company needing turnaround.
  • On completion of this took a management buy-in opportunity for a manufacturing business with retail subsidiaries and an international dealer network in the leisure marine sector.
  • Appointed Group Finance Director. In 3 years we increased sales 50% and operating profit over 100%. Completed the exit (sale) after 3 years for creating a substantial profit for the shareholders.
  • Asked to stay by the purchaser and remained for 6 more years.
  • Became increasingly involved with the sales team, the marketing function, product development and production planning.
  • An experienced, results oriented, commercially-minded business manager.
  • Since then Robin established and runs Kelmscott Consulting and acts as a non-executive director elsewhere.