Originally from Mauritius, Jean is an experienced management consultant with over twenty years' experience in working with Boards, coaching executives and delivering training assignments in the fields of finance, strategy, risk and Board Performance.
He spent the first fifteen years of his career with Barclays Bank in South Africa which meant assessing risk and helping, initially small businesses then mid-sized businesses and ultimately corporate clients in putting debt packages and structures. He also has workout experience.
He emigrated to the UK in 1989 and joined D C Gardner & Co Limited (now part of the Euromoney Group plc) as Assistant Corporate Director, delivering training and consultancy assignments to an international client base consisting mostly (but not exclusively) of banks and financial services companies. After a short stint as Director of Studies for the then TSB Group plc he formed his own consultancy in 1994.
Assignments have ranged from plain vanilla training to helping Boards and organisations to put in place a robust strategic planning process and then helping them with arriving at an overall corporate strategy. Coaching activities have also been provided on a one to one basis with executives to assist in their personal development in finance understanding,strategic planning and acquisition strategy to name a few.
Clients have included Callaway Golf, Ministry of Defence, Serco, Kent County Council, ACAS, Arqiva Limited, Bosch UK Ltd, Greene King plc, Heinz UK Ltd, Intel Corporation Ltd, British Medical Journal.
A keen sportsman Jean has completed over twenty marathons including two ultra marathons.