Leon R.

United Kingdom

Summary

I bring 18 years' senior leadership, income generation and business strategy experience spanning the public, commercial, non-profit and consultancy sectors as well as experience from across civil society; • As a consultant, I have advised businesses and organisations on service development and securing more than £150m in external funding; • As senior leader within a large non-profit organisation I developed, led and managed new innovative services • As a chief executive of an e-learning start-up in the pioneering days of Edtech, I created a business with revenues of £8m and the first automated learning system for English and maths qualifications. I get excited about how businesses and organisations can create value for all their stakeholders and enjoy bringing my insight, experience and abilities to each project I get involved with, making connections others may not recognise to help achieve great things. Combining my skills, extensive travel, several entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial journeys and 5+ years in consulting, I offer a unique blend of enthusiasm, energy, cross-sector knowledge, commercial acumen and practical understanding that would bring significant advantages to any organisation wanting to create positive change. Specialties: Leadership; Management; Social Finance; Strategy; ESG; Communication; Operations; Inclusive Business; Innovation; Business technology; Change Management; Project management; CSR; Fundraising; Business development; Leading collaboration

Experience

  • development
  • private sector development
  • finance
  • project support
  • research & development
  • acumen
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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