Robert is a Digital Business Transformation & M&A Specialist, with 25+ years of management consulting experience assisting with large scale business and technology transformation projects. He has led major M&A Separation and Integration Projects, Exit Readiness Assessments, Synergy Realisation and 100 Day planning projects
His work has included complex programme management, pre-deal carve-out / separation planning, due-diligence, post-deal integration project management and implementation of re-structuring plans. He brings a holistic and integrated Board level perspective of how best practice businesses should operate gained from working in the ERP and BI industry.
Some of his deals include:
DaimlerChrysler (Automotive) – Operational & IT Separation Methodology Lead & Core PMO Member. Circa $150m services programme Deal Value $7.1Bn.
Major Insurance Client – Programme Director for Strategic Review. Circa $150m per annum ITO account, $1.5 Billion Contract. CEO sponsored performance improvement review
Bayer Divestment of H.C.Starck to Advent & The Carlyle Group – UK Separation Lead & PMO Core Team. Circa $5m Project, Circa Deal Value €1.2Bn.
EDF Energy & BE (Energy – Acquisition Integration) – Post Merger Integration Review Lead. Deal Value £12.5Bn, focus was on business integration and synergy realization..
Thomas Cook acquisition of MyTravel (Leisure)- Synergy Assurance Lead. Circa £1m services project. Group Merger Value of £8Bn. Synergies estimated £180m.
APAX acquisition of Qualitest – First 100 Day Plan Value Creation Lead. Circa $1m services project. Deal value $950m. Post deal synergy realization and performance improvement.
With Broad Industry Sector Experience:
- Financial Services, Banking, Insurance
- Private Equity
- Energy and Utilities