During his 30-year career as an equity partner with various accounting firms, Adrian has headed up virtually every department including Corporate Finance, Consultancy, Audit, Tax, Outsourcing and Business Services.
He retired from Menzies LLP, a top 20 UK practice, in December 2015 but continues to provide consultancy for the firm’s clients on sector and business development ideas. He is a non-exec Director for a number of companies in various technology fields.
Most of his professional career has been spent in providing strategic consultancy on high growth businesses covering a whole range of sectors from technology, manufacturing and digital to leisure and health. He has been involved with two public flotations and a series of high profile businesses from start-ups through to complex groups with turnover up to £200 million. He has undertaken industrial secondments as Finance Director in various business situations involving acquisitions and disposals to assist with completing transactions. His focus has always been on building winning teams to accomplish the required tasks building business wide links with customers, suppliers, referral partners and professional connections.
In his spare time, he sits as Chair of a charity linked to the General Hospital in Southampton and is a past Chair of Governors for various schools.