Innovation | Leadership | Solutions
Thompson has over 40 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 - Operations/Customer Service and
Director - Document Management and Workflow
Director - Financial and
Non - Executive Director
Former Group Chairman of The
Academy for Chief Executives
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
Mentor - RFU Leadership Academy
Mentor - Coventry University
Mentor - Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
Mentor Partner - Wise Up Net Works
Partner - The Executive Boardroom
Executive Team Partner - The Board Evaluation Limited
Founder Member - The Financialist Academy
Initiated New Corporate Identities, also Managing
Datagraphic Inc. UK, division of
etrinsic plc (Forms UK plc) division of InnerWorkings Inc. USA
PLC - Document and Workflow Solutions
Kenrick & Jefferson Group
Ltd - Document and Workflow Solutions
Mail Solutions Group,division of
SSWH PLC - Document and Workflow Solutions
Able to successful bring new Products and Services to market i.e.
Set up new UK `green field` manufacturing/distribution/workflow systems operations and market new Products and Services.
Research, development and design of a Print/Document Management Service, including writing a book `Print/Document 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
My 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
My experiences/knowledge have enabled me to write and have published over 4000 articles and reports, 35 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. Also, a Mentor at the RFU - Leadership Academy, Mentor - Coventry University, Mentor -
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development..
"The capacity to learn is a total gift, the ability to learn is a great skill, and the willingness to learn is a
choice for your future success".
Dr Colin Thompson
“ An Investment in Learning, gaining Knowledge and Skills Pays the Best Interest for You”