Dean has been responsible in recruiting the field team and guiding through rapid mobilisation of the Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP) whilst leading and managing the overall delivery of both National and regional teams, while ensuring MGP achieve their overall complex contract targets in a manner that is fully ERDF compliant. Focusing on reputation, quality of clients engaged and customer satisfaction is critical to our success. Working with the Managing Director to deliver the annual MGP financial plan, which includes regular reviews, reporting on revenue, costs and expenditure, driven by monthly activity, impact and performance reports. Dean has been helping businesses to grow for a number of years, in support of growth delivered to over 6,000 SME’s from securing funding for innovative high-tech companies to personally coaching high growth businesses. Assisting those high performing businesses with the potential to grow, supporting them to achieve their ambitions whilst keeping abreast of all modern manufacturing nuances are a must. Away from work Dean is very much a football and cricket fan, time relaxing is spent reading a good Tom Sharpe novel, a motivating autobiography or watching a good thriller on T.V.