Malcolm Murray
Malcolm Murray Director & Co Founder
Malcolm is an established corporate finance consultant, entrepreneur and accomplished motivational speaker who has who has had direct involvement in supporting the sale of 45 businesses. He leads regular seminars such as ‘Preparing and Selling a Business the Right Way: Vital Steps in Building Value’. He has consulted with over 1,000 business owners considering selling companies of all sizes.
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I would like to thank the Entrepreneurs Hub and have no doubt that partnering with them added significant value to the business and helped us achieve our goal – finding the perfect acquirer for our business. I’m so pleased we chose Entrepreneurs Hub to navigate and support us through the preparation and exit journey and I would have no hesitation in recommending them to any business owner who is looking to exit their business in the future”   Darrel Jones, Managing Director  – Elite Fire Protection

I am delighted to be celebrating with my family.  I would like to genuinely thank Entrepreneurs Hub (EH) for taking me through the process every step of the way.  It can be demanding at times and EH were always on hand to advise through to completion.  Remarkably, despite Covid, we concluded the sale of my business and I can’t thank EH and all involved enough!” Chris Miller-Hanna  – Managing Director – PA Group

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Andrew Shepperd
Andrew ShepperdDirector & Co Founder
Co-Founder & Director Andrew is also a successful entrepreneur, mentor, lecturer and specialist in both buy and sell-side transactions, including IP-focused sales. He oversees the EH deal-making team and has first-hand knowledge of selling and acquiring businesses, including post-acquisition integration. Andrew has over three decades’ commercial leadership experience.
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Tim Allaston
Tim Allaston Director
From IT to professional services, big data & data analytics to utilities, and social networking, beauty, leisure, construction and engineering; Tim has a vast range of expertise that he’s fine-tuned during his 30-year career to date. He brings the extensive knowledge he’s accrued to Entrepreneur’s Hub, helping businesses owners discover how they can prepare for and achieve their most successful sale.
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Howard Dingley
Howard DingleyDirector
Highly experienced adviser in preparing and selling SME and Mid Market companies, and has had direct involvement in the sale of over 120 businesses over the past 15 years to UK and International acquirers. Sectors served range from Software and Technology to Engineering, Wholesale and Distribution and everything in between.
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Steve Wadsworth
Steve Wadsworth Research Manager
Steve leads the Entrepreneurs Hub research and analyst team. He has a deep knowledge and a thorough understanding of market research principles having previously worked as an analyst for a leading market research agency. He plays a key role in the opportunity validation that sits at the heart of our success and enhances the high levels of customer service that we are committed to.
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Mike O’Connor
Mike O’ConnorSenior Deal Leader
Mike has over a decade of experience within the corporate finance sector having worked with a number of the UK’s leading business sale advisors. During that time Mike has worked closely with the owners and shareholders of privately held businesses and been instrumental in providing them with the insight, advice, and guidance they were seeking when taking their business to market.
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Andrew Glendinning
Andrew GlendinningResearch and Customer Delivery Executive
Andrew’s research and prospect engagement experience has contributed towards numerous transactions that span multiple sectors. He also beings several years of political risk consultancy and defence journalism experience, and always focuses on making sure clients are fully supported. He has a keen interest in technology developments and how they are changing the world for the better.
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Millie Beckett
Millie BeckettSenior Approach Consultant
Millie joined our team here in Basingstoke four years ago to head up our Telephone Approach Team. She contacts potential acquirers on behalf of our clients, helping to open the first door to a successful business sale. Mille is experienced in making direct contact with decision makers across many industries, including global blue-chip organisations.
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Paul Gibbons
Paul Gibbons Project Director
Paul qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG, and spent three years post qualification in the Middle East in addition to time with the Transaction Services team in London. He has extensive finance experience in the FMCG , Retail, Telecoms, Pet and Pharmacy sectors. Paul has both buyside and sell side experience, which is invaluable in helping companies prepare themselves for exit.
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Tricia Pywell
Tricia PywellProject Director
Tricia has been assisting business owners from a diverse range of industries with development, growth, exit planning and due diligence for over 20 years. She has held various Senior Finance Director roles and combines a strong finance background with solid experience of the practicalities of general management. Tricia is a Due diligence preparation specialist enabling robust foundations for exit.
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David Elliott
David ElliottProject Director
David started his working life in London with Chartered Accountants Price Waterhouse. Later he moved into industry where he has experience in manufacturing, management and corporate finance, treasury activities and significant experience in the financial aspects of M&A. David is also an Executive & Senior Management coach and conducts training courses in ‘Finance for Managers & Executives’.
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Pete Maude
Pete Maude Project Director
With over 25 years’ experience in finance, Peter has worked for several internationally renowned companies across a variety of sectors. Peter helps owner-managed businesses at EH improve their financial processes and reporting, as a part of developing plans for their growth, sale and investment. He provides support for various not-for-profit communities and organisations in India.
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Rob Rickard
Rob RickardProject Director
Skillful at leading major business growth and change projects, Rob has a track record of international success in diverse roles across the UK, Europe, Asia and Africa. With expertise in both business and finance, he has won and completed many commercial acquisition deals across the world. He has also developed new and prosperous business activities in over 40 countries.
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Mike England
Mike EnglandProject Director
Mike has first-hand involvement in the marketing for sale of hundreds of businesses, combined with a strong senior management background in finance, business planning and strategy. His career history has evolved into the business growth, sales and exit preparation sector. Has managed the successful sale of over 40 businesses with a total transaction value in excess of £100m.
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Sandra Palmer
Sandra Palmer Project Director
A highly regarded CEO and former business owner, with over 20 years business and C-suite experience in the IT sector. Sandra successfully established and grew her IT company (Point to Point) from inception to a profitable, multimillion-pound turnover. Point to Point specialised in support of desktop & application environments and recognized as a Citrix Platinum and virtualization technology provider
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Katy Hewett-Stanley
Katy Hewett-StanleyExecutive Assistant
Katy is Executive Assistant to the directors and has a passion for making a difference. As well as working closely with the directors she also has responsibility of the Entrepreneurs events programme. Previously she worked for 14 years as Campaign and Fundraising Manager for Guide Dogs.
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Michael O'Dwyer
Michael O'DwyerProject Director
Mike has a wealth of commercial and operational experience on the High Street, having worked with Grand Metropolitan PLC, Whitbread PLC, Laurel Pub Company and latterly with P&O Ferries on the main board. He really enjoyed corporate life both in the boardroom and at the sharp end, always happy to talk to customers and staff alike and was always seen in the business actually walking the talk.
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Recruiting Senior Research Analyst
Responsible for advising our clients on research strategy to identify prospective acquirers. This involves liaising with customers, identification of potential purchasers using EH’s extensive data and intel facilities, presenting to our clients, and finalising an agreed target acquirer list.
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Imperial College Business School
Imperial College Business SchoolResearch Analysts
Working in partnership with Imperial College Business School provides us access to a pool of outstanding Business Graduates and Interns who support our Research team.
Fran Hodgson
Fran HodgsonAccount Controller
Fran oversees our accounts department and is responsible for ensuring that all accounting allocations are appropriately made and documented.
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