Brian is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (FCIM) and has a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Aston Business School. He is an experienced management accountant and has held a number of senior Finance Positions within the manufacturing and distribution industries. Prior to joining Venture Wales he was the Managing Director of a USA manufacturing subsidiary based in the UK and was also responsible for their European distribution companies.
Brian has held a number of non-executive directorships of growth companies and is currently finance and operations director of a successful social enterprise funded by the Big Lottery and Welsh Assembly Government under their Capital Asset Transfer programme. Brian has specific and successful experience in funding and managing product innovation he also has a broad range of finance and general management experience with specific skills in technology transfer, acquisitions and corporate strategy.