“Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.” – Albert Einstein
Growing a business is a hell of a task and one that will require an entrepreneur to take on many roles. No one person has the ideal skillset for every responsibility within a business and trying to take on everything yourself will hurt your company, especially if you don’t build the right team around you. We investigate your needs and assign the right team members to get the job done.
Below is our team of experts, all waiting to help you achieve your goals:
International Economist, Investor and Entrepreneur
Dr Robert Davis is an international Economist having a prestigious career as an academic teaching at leading Universities in the UK and Ireland and being an advisor to the several governments and the bank of England and active part of rural affairs and regional economic development.
Robert moved out of academic to run the family Engineering group which he successful y led for over 30 years, selling his group and retaining a place on the VC board as Chairman.
His depth of expertise and wisdom in Manufacturing, Buying and selling businesses, corporate governance is un rivalled, he ensures that Scellon is true to its values and corporate governance of Scellon, the buyers and sellers and for related transactional processes.
Scellon are honoured to have Dr Robert as Chairman, he will make a positive difference to your organisation facilitating a process which will enable you to realise your hopes, dreams, ambitions and desires.
Mr Ron Cowley from Scellon
International CFO and Group Finance Director
Martyn Graduated from the University of West of England and has a long successful career as a CFO and Group Finance Director of some of the UK and International organizations. His experience covers both divisional and Group strategy and accounts leading. Martyn has successfully floated several SME and larger organisation on the LSE and NASDAQ
Martyn’s Knowledge Skills and competence is a treasure resource with Scellon and his Wisdom will be a great benefit to Buys, Sellers and investors alike, some of his significant skill sets are listed: -
Corporate Governance, HR, IT and H&S.
Managing the organization’s financial accounting and reporting systems.
Preparing reports and analyzing and evaluating financial performance data.
Developing and constructing long-term, strategic business plans.
Steering acquisitions and business divestment.
Researching and making recommendations on investment strategy.
Developing and overseeing financial management systems
Liaising with external auditing agencies, legal bodies and statutory organizations to ensure financial compliance.
Managing organizational borrowing and debt.
Director of Company’s joint venture galvanizing operation Quarterly SEC reporting
Liaising and building strong working relationships with investors, banks, auditors, legal Counsel and other external bodies.
Negotiating finance arrangements with customers and suppliers.
Ongoing development and maintenance of robust business controls.
Managing day to day financial, company secretarial and compliance issues.
Managing and developing the group finance function.
Preparation of Proposed Merger Documentation Production of the group consolidated accounts along with all disclosures to be included in the SEC filings.
Preparation of USGAAP SEC filing documents and liaison with external specialists in respect of public offerings.
Development, implementation and monitoring of financial controls and IT systems.
Preparation of business plans and business/financial modelling.
Production of management accounts, statutory accounts, budgets and forecasts.
Group control of treasury function and cash flow management.
Extensive liaison with auditors, bankers and legal representatives.
Coordinating and completing ad hoc projects such as cost control/reduction programs.
Lead member of the selection and implementation team for the new group ERP system.
With years of engineering experience, Tim understands the technical aspects of running a successful business where technology is at the heart of the process.
Neil is an Entrepreneur Investor and Currently Chairman of GB Intelligence Ltd an events business running business events around the world and across many topic areas including CIO CMO CFO CPO HR and FMP. A key member of the Scellon Team working with Clients on deal structures, his competence, confidence and commitment have results in several highly successful business transactions. Neil has been involved in many start up business MBO & MBI in Engineering and Service businesses
Neil is a highly-qualified Masters Level Engineer spending many decades in senior roles within the Technical Facilities/Energy/HS&E sectors and in senior positions including :-
Head of Estates & Facilities at telent (formerly Marconi) with a large portfolio of properties including joint ventures with Carillion Estates FHSE (Facilities, Health, Safety & Environmental) Manager at Trikon/Aviza which included a depth of experience within the complex Semiconductor sector.
Clients love Neil’s insightful knowledge and directions, he is very proud that his success is grounded in his roots as an apprentice Engineer working his way through and up the organisation learning all aspects of a business
Neil was also the previous BIFM Chairman for Wales and former finalist in the BIFM’s Facilities Manager of the Year and ESTA’s Energy Manager of the Year. He sees himself as a Technical Chairman/Director with an entrepreneurial style and wide ranging business strengths.
Scellon are proud to have Neil as part of our team and he brings true Value to our clients
Business Owner and Entrepreneur
John is a MBA graduate and has a long and successful career operating at the highest levels of business as Chief executive, Managing Director and Finance Director, he is a business owner and Entrepreneur and is ideally suited in all matters of mergers and acquisitions having bought and sold business on behalf of groups and latterly his own businesses.
He is ideally placed to advise and guide you on strategy and buying and selling your business and investment post divestiture, John works is a benefactor working within the community with several charitable trusts.
Scellon are pleased to have John as a cherished international business leader and is on the main board of Scellon.
Sian is a qualified Lawyer, graduating from the University of Glamorgan, she worked in practice for many years predominantly on Mergers and Acquisitions in all sectors
Business owners of SME companies who needs important decisions to be backed up by the full power of the law can benefit from the Legal counsel Sian can give. There are so few lawyers are able to communicate the benefits of commercial legal advice in a plain and simple way, you'll really appreciate how Sian can talk in a language that can be understood.
Scellon can offer legal counsel in three ways
► We utilize our practical business experience to understand your needs and pressures
► We tailor make legal solutions to suit your specific business situation and don’t use generic or “off the peg” options
► We bring all the experience of a city Centre firm to you, reduce business disruption and cost.
► Buying or selling your business
► Business start ups
► Shareholders agreements
► Supply chain management and contracts
► Terms of business
► Joint ventures
Business Leader, Improvement Expert & Consultant
After completing his BSc, Management & Engineering degree from the University of Nottingham Ian had a long and successful career in industry at senior levels running international companies.
Scellon are pleased to have Ian as part of the team offering solutions to businesses wishing to improve their business in preparation for sale, Ian has worked at some of the world best companies and is responsible for their profitability and success, his experience and knowledge is ideally positioned to help out clients maximise their returns and profitability.
Ian was formally the Managing Director of a leader in technology manufacturing Semi-Conductor Machines for worldwide markets; the Director of supply chain for a listed flow control Group.
Ian was instrumental in developing and implementing many of the world renowned Lean strategies and methodologies within Nissan Sunderland and Volvo Sweden
Ian will help your business realize its potential maximizing the returns for stakeholders
Rob Thomas, FInstSMM
#Social Selling & LinkedIn Expert ☆ Keynote Speaker ☆ Digital & Marketing Automation Specialist
Rob was an financier and international banker, and for the past 12 year owns a very successful Marketing company. As an expert in his field he is best positioned to both promote your business for sale as well as attract business who want to buy.
Scellon are very pleased Rob is an integral part of the business and have marked all our business opportunities
An engineering and business professional with 20+ years of work experience in new product development, innovation / technology management and project management in rapidly moving, hi-tech global manufacturing environments.
With more than 45 years of commercial, HR, IT and business experience with a focus on the Middle East. Has held positions as Managing Director, General Manager, Sales and Marketing Director, etc. with major global companies specializing in: HR, legal, IT, Telecoms, construction, real estate, logistics, oil & gas, finance, sales, marketing, recruitment and head hunting.