Our Team

Whatever the financial situation in your business, we are available to help. Between us we have encountered most situations and have provided FD support in almost every sector. As the Financial Times said: “… with experts at your fingertips and the freedom to use their services when needed, outsourcing can provide a vital boost to your business.”

Mark Guilford


Mark is a chartered accountant (FCA), and has over 20 years’ experience as an FD, working in manufacturing, distribution, professional services, technology and house-building. He has worked in the UK, France and the Netherlands, for US-based multinationals, a small-cap plc and family-owned businesses.

He has a wealth of experience of financial modelling, using activity-based costing techniques. This analysis has helped several companies to identify the key profit drivers in their business, enabling them to develop less profitable areas, apply cost reductions, and to grow dynamically their most profitable segments.

He has helped companies to negotiate acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures, and to integrate acquisitions, ensuring that full benefits are derived from business synergies.

Mark has helped clients implement robust internal controls, improve month-end reporting processes and developed KPI analysis. He has recruited and developed finance teams to provide value added reporting.

Mark qualified with PwC, and spent the first ten years of his career with them in audit, computer audit and management consultancy. He is a member of the ICAEW’s Finance & Management Faculty, the IT Faculty and the Interim Management Special Interest Group.