Dr Colin Thompson has over 30
years experience as a Managing Director. His career to date has given
him a complete exposure to business management and management of people. He has wide experience
in PLC and private company’s in top level management of increasing sales/profit. Also, turnaround and re-engineering experience linked to new corporate identities
and successful mergers/take-overs. Plus, developed many business models to increase profitability.
Director- Print Management
and Workflow Solutions
Non - Executive
Former Group Chairman of The Academy for Chief
Former Chairman, Commercial Director, Treasurer, Mini/Junior Chairman - Solihull RFC and
Birmingham and Solihull RFC and Qualified Coach
Swimming (ASA Advanced & Teacher’s Certificates)
British Institute of Black Belts - Tae Kwon Do (Coaching Certificate)
Managing Partner - Cavendish
Regional Director - Mature Accountants Limited
Regional Director - Redbrick Recruitment Limited
Mentor - RFU Leadership Academy
Initiated New Corporate Identities, also Managing Director:
Datagraphic Inc. UK, division of USA
Forms UK plc (etrinsic plc)
division of InnerWorkings Inc. USA
WH Smith PLC -
Print/Distribution and Workflow Solutions
Kenrick & Jefferson Group Ltd
Mail Solutions Group,division of SSWH PLC
Able to successful bring new Products and Services to market i.e.
up new UK `green field` manufacturing/distribution/workflow systems operations and market new Products and Services.
Research, development and design of a Print Management Service, including writing a book `Print Management and Workflow Solutions`, plus many other
publications and business models.
Produced CD-ROM `Interpreting Accounts for the Non-Financial Manager`- adapted from my two-day course for Anderson’s-Chartered Accountants for their
training and knowledge has enabled me to take an overall view of an organisation, its operations and strategy. Also, to understand with a degree of
competence in a wide variety of business skills and functions. I have dealt with challenges at a high level of complexity, especially those that cut across the common functional divisions of business. Developed several
business models to raise the `bottom-line`.
Education: BA, MBA, DBA, FFA, CPA, MCIPD, FIOP, MCIJ
experiences/knowledge have enabled me to write and have published over 400 articles, several books, guides, research reports, and CD’s/Software/pdf``s on
business/educational models plus speaking at
International Conferences and a Visiting University Professor on the International circuit.