Russell is an experienced board-level executive, holding the lead finance role in several businesses ranging from start-ups to a £250m+ turnover multi-national. He has broad sector experience including technology, marketing services, facilities management, manufacturing & recycling.
He has spent the majority of his career working in fast moving entrepreneurial environments and brings a proven track record of achievement including increasing profitability, restructuring, teambuilding, system implementations and acquisitions.
Russell’s most recent in-house role was Finance Director of Salisbury Group, a facilities management business backed by Fortress (Softbank) where he held a pivotal role in defining and executing the strategy. Subsequent to this he has been a portfolio FD with projects including the turnaround of an entrepreneurial led group and has provided acquisition support for an investment management business.