TW11 8DE, United Kingdom
About Angus Watson
Angus Watson - Professional Summary:
I am a proactive and results oriented Finance Director with broad experience in all areas of business with excellent strategic and commercial skills. I have a successful track record in delivering strategic, commercial and change management projects with the ability to identify and analyse business issues and to implement solutions. I have managed many functional teams including HR, IT, Operations and Facilities. Effective and competent, possessing good communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to develop and motivate others. Experienced in start ups, SMEs and public listed companies
Angus Watson - Professional Experience:
In my career I have held senior financial roles in the information/marketing services and publishing business of an international company and in the domestic management consultancy profession. I also have experience of the support services industry.
I have been responsible for the achievement of both the long-term growth of the business as well as ensuring that short-term objectives are met. I have managed the finance, HR, IT, administration, facilities management and purchasing functions of the business, and have, over the years been able to take a broader view of business issues outside of my speciality. This experience has increased my general management and team building skills.
I have experience of working in start ups, SMEs and public listed companies. As well as being involved in the day to day financial management of companies, I have been responsible for implementing and improving financial controls and processes throughout my career and have been involved in M&A activity from an acquiring company perspective as well as from the other side.
Most of my career has been spent working in sales-led organisations within the business services and professional services sectors where the ability to generate new clients as well as retaining the existing customer base has been a key objective.
Angus Watson - Education:
ACA - Grant Thornton
BSC (Hons), European Studies and French - Manchester University
Angus Watson - Interests:
Running, Martial Arts, Music