MIKE SMITH

Mike’s career has seen him working in management roles in the UK and Dubai, covering industry sectors from catering to events.  The highlight of his career was leading the local management team to deliver the Red Bull X-Fighters on the beach in Dubai.

Specialities:

The Middle East

Business growth

Project management

mike@grownupsolutions.com

JAMES COBB

James is an experienced founder and CEO with over 20 years experience in the software and live event sectors.  He started out as a production coordinator, helped launch well known music festival, ran a lighting company, became a respected event health and safety expert and recently launched a highly successful tech start up. 

Specialities:

IP creation and protection

Corporate financing

Converting data into information

james@grownupsolutions.com

RICHARD HILLIER

Richards experience covers manufacturing, lean consultancy, IT, events, telecommunications, organisational development, catering and communications strategy.  Richard believes everyone has a story to tell and gets a buzz from helping communicate.

Specialities:

Marketing strategy & communications

Event best practice

Marketing & sales ROI

richard@grownupsolutions.com

DAVE KEIGHLEY

Dave is a globally mobile business leader and technical expert with extensive experience in the live events industry on six continents.  He has led the growth of associated businesses in director and senior management roles including as CEO of a private equity backed organisation taking it from MBO to successful sale.

Specialities:

Asset management

Corporate governance

Organisational design

dave@grownupsolutions.com

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IMPARTIALITY

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PROFESSIONALISM

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