The Mentor's team
The Mentors’ team consists of business leaders who have been executives and board members for multiple SME and multinational companies. Whether you are a start-up, an existing business or a family business our mentors can help you and your business in developing new markets, restructuring operations, reaching new target audiences and achieving all your goals.
A Certified Public Accountant and commercially driven individual, Geoff has over 35 years of experience at senior management level in various Irish and international entities. He currently advises clients across a range of industry sectors overcoming challenging market conditions and repositioning for future growth and market improvement.
“For change to effectively take place for the better, organisations have to be open to the opportunities that onboarding an objective perspective can bring”
Having trained in a Big 4 firm, Geoff’s experience covers managing significant business operations, acquisitions and disposals, investment appraisals, banking arrangements, IT, shared services and general management. He has held senior roles in a number of companies, the most notable being Glanbia PLC where he held roles of Deputy Managing Director and Group Finance Director. Prior to his retirement in 2009, Geoff was responsible for the commercial performance of two core divisions with a combined turnover of over €900 million per annum. In his time managing the Group Purchasing Division, Geoff very much focused on the realisation of wide scale cost efficiencies throughout the Group. He was also a key player in the successful merger of Avonmore Foods with Waterford Foods in 1999 and since then was part of a management team that completed over 30 acquisitions and disposals. Geoff was also responsible for the Group IT and Group Shared Services functions which oversaw the implementation of the SAP platform across the wider business. He now holds a number of Non-Executive Director roles and is currently Chairman of Bord na Mona PLC.
Geoffs longstanding professional tenure with some of the biggest global leaders is testament to the continuous coaching and mentoring he provides to multi-synergy organisations. Geoff is committed to driving business growth through looking to the future and creating best fitting company-wide strategies to facilitate cross-functional change.
- General Management
- Financial Management
- Corporate Finance
- Banking Relationships
- Mergers, Acquisitions & Disposals
- Business Strategy & Planning
- IT Strategy & Systems Implementation