Brian is a chartered accountant. After graduating in economics, he joined KPMG as a graduate trainee where he worked for 18 years. During that time, he worked on a wide range of accounting, corporate finance and management consulting projects and managed a team of specialist consultants who provided financial, manufacturing, IT and Marketing advice to owner managed businesses.
For the last 20 years, Brian has focused primarily on providing corporate finance advice to SME business owners working as lead advisor on acquisition, disposal, fundraising and MBO projects. He has also served as a Non-Executive Director of a Venture Capital fund for 6 years and Vice-Chair of Liverpool Chamber of Commerce. He is currently a Governor of Liverpool John Moores University, Chair of a Sports related Charity and a Director of an Employee Ownership Trust for an industrial computing solutions business following an Employee Buy-out.