Group Chief Financial Officer, Step Investments Group
Gavin's professional bio / interests
I am a commercially aware seasoned CFO with 25 years+ of corporate accounting and management experience from SMEs to PLCs. A university finance graduate and professionally qualified Accountant #CIMA and Strategic Financial Leader as evidenced by being awarded Fellowship status at the Chartered Institute in 2012. I demonstrate strong leadership skills and an ability to interface between cross-functional teams and senior management and providing strategic direction and support to fellow Board members. As a proactive Business Partner to CEOs, private equity, royalty finance and investment bankers alike I am a vastly experienced finance professional with a strong background in media. Commanding a full working knowledge of the complete finance function I have extensive exposure to organic growth, restructuring, fund raising, systems integration, mergers, acquisitions, corporate finance, turnarounds and international business. Being a qualified barrister adds a competitive cutting edge of critical thinking to my analytical mind.
I’d like help with…
Developing my support network of like minded professionals. Emphasis on M&A, Private Equity. Transition to a Portfolio CFO in a few years.
An interesting, or unusual fact(s) about me…
I guide/lecture on Prisoner of War Escape & Evasion, specialising in Colditz Castle, Oflag IVC and The Great Escape Camp, Stalag Luft 3.
I live in
A career highlight
Every time a deal is closed and funds flow is a highlight. Mentoring and helping those in more junior positions.
Sep 11, 2021