Ken Budd’s Profile: 

Senior Business Management & IT Consultancy

  • Extensive strategic and operational senior management experience across a number of business areas, involving the use of high tech solutions in different business models

  • Successful implementation of high profile, cross-boundary, complex infrastructure projects, containing extensive cultural implications and emotive issues

  • Multiple level, End-to-end view and Visionary approach to business analysis and issue resolution.

  • Culturally awareness of management difficulties experienced in cross boundary environments and responsibilities

  • Strong people skills, with knowledge and insight of diverse cultures and social structures

  • Understanding hierarchical, structured views and positioning of multi-disciplined business units.

  • Extensive team building skills, with applied knowledge, comprehension and targeted application of team and group mentality exercises. Exercises build strength, as well as cohesiveness, loyalty and commitment.

  • Competitive Business market awareness allied with a strong technical background

  • Business analysis using structured process driven analytical approach to workflow management and continuous business improvement

  • Business process analysis, development and enhancement to optimise effective use of high tech infrastructure and tools

  • Effective examination and resolution of disruptive issues, events, etc

  • Development of knowledge acquisition and storage using bespoke questionnaires and interview techniques. Good questions create objective, consistent, structured analysis and assessment methods.

  • Full Sales cycle experience – Business Development, Account management and Relationship management skills plus Marketing & Sales insight

  • Management of, and communications to, executive stakeholders, business leaders and their expectations.

  • Promoting good communications at all levels, generating empathy, dynamic co-operation and interactive rapport

  • Ability to manage complex change with the use of effective and structured methodologies

  • Able to take a long term strategic view as well as being able to examine macro details and tactical positions and solutions

A Scot in Europe