Expertise: Corporate strategy, financial modelling, LEAN Manufacturing, International trade and operations, project management, process design and auditing, FMEA (Failure Mode Effect Analysis), CP, Control Plans and standard operating procedures
Problems I Solve: Complex problems typically require a range of ideas, experts and ultimately solutions, my experience and network allows me to bring the best and brightest to look at problems from multiple perspectives.
The Importance of my Role: Internally my focus is always on removing barriers for our team of experts so that they can be as effective and efficient as possible. Equally important is spending time in industry and commerce understanding their real world challenges and opportunities so that we can continue to provide leading edge advice to our clients.
Bio: I was born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland and moved to Lafayette Indiana in 2000 as the President and CEO of my company’s first US, and at the time, only International manufacturing location. The private organization was sold in 2002 to voestalpine, an Austrian based Steel conglomerate. The operation eventually became North America’s largest supplier of safety related components, producing up to 100 million components annually, supplied to all major global automotive OEM’s.
Education: Batchelor of Science in Technology and Business Studies from Strathclyde University, Scotland, UK.
About Me: Having now spent more time in Indiana than any other location, the Hoosier State is now home for me, my wife and our two children. I enjoy all outdoor activities, especially winter sports like skiing and snowboarding.