David Haydock LLB ACA

Executive Profile:
David is an experienced finance professional with 25+ years’ experience working in leadership roles in primarily the manufacturing and aviation sectors (both military and civil). Proven and respected track record which includes the leadership and turnaround of teams, and the setting, measuring and drive for delivery of project/business results.

Strong accounting background augmented by risk management, business improvement (lean) skills, customer facing partnership roles, wider general management responsibilities and company secretarial experience. Board level operational experience, but equally comfortable in hands-on roles, where needed to drive performance improvement of finance teams. Known and respected for his ability to communicate and operate across the wider business, bringing life and meaning to numbers enabling management to better understand and act upon their financial responsibilities.

Key Strengths:
  • Proven track record in delivery of strong Project Finance leadership
  • Ability to contribute and provide challenge at Board and Exec level
  • Ability to communicate and deliver strong financial control leading to improved results
  • Business improvement knowledge and experience delivered in both mature businesses and a start-up
  • Thorough understanding of business processes allied to business acumen
  • Interim experience in a Private Equity (PE) funded business including managing the funder requirements
  • Proven ability to work with and quickly gain respect amongst peer group
  • Experience of working in collaborative environments with domestic and overseas partners, customers, and the military