We are a pragmatic, hands-on team of experienced business leaders based in the Cranfield Innovation Centre. We bring vast experience of setting up, running and selling businesses. We have NED, Leadership Coaching, Chartered Management Accountant, Chartered Director, Chartered FSCI Wealth Manager and Chartered Financial Planner professional qualifications, that can significantly add value to our clients businesses.
To help others create business value.
To help SME businesses maximise their value through the provision of collaborative advisory and execution services.
John has significant international cross vertical experience in both the corporate and SME world, specifically in sales, marketing, product development and talent leadership. He started his career at IBM in sales and broadened his client facing skills at smaller software companies, including some disastrous dotcoms! A secondment to Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in Brazil was an eye-opening experience in many ways. Having built and sold an analytical research company, to the Boston Consulting Group, John understands the challenges faced by SME business owners, especially as he is also a qualified executive leadership coach.
Tim King is a Chartered Director, Chartered Management Accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Directors, while holding an MBA. Tim brings international banking experience to Cambria Ventures team, along with a track record of founding and growing SME businesses. He sits on various boards and helps companies raise funding, develop and grow. His give backs include mentoring young business people and supporting his local Rotary club’s charitable activities.
Alexander Newton has extensive experience advising individuals and corporates, having spent over 20 years working in the world of Wealth Management. A large part of his career was spent advising business owners within some of the largest accountancy firms in the UK, most notably Grant Thornton.
As a founder of Cambria Wealth Management, Alexander has specific responsibly for complex pension planning solutions and estate planning. In particular, how to help clients to pass on the value built up in their companies to future generations.
Alexander is a Chartered Financial Planner, Chartered Wealth Manager, Certified Financial Planner and a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society.
Jeremy has spent over twenty years advising clients on their financial strategies and investment management. Having started working for HSBC Investment Bank as an Investment Analyst in their European Equities division, his career allowed him to work for other investment banks and managers as both an Analyst, Trader and latterly as an Investment Manager. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, which means he has not only reached the highest level in terms of exams passed, but also has the relevant amount of professional experience which means he can provide expert, rounded advice. During his career, he has held professional qualifications both here in the UK, USA and mainland Europe, allowing him to have a broad knowledge of most financial situations and instruments.