PCB Assembly, Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing
Hi, I'm Oli Randell. I run Ability Tec, an ethical PCB Assembly, Contract Electronics Manufacturer (CEM)
Oli Randell's Bio:
Business Owner and Part-Time Director driving Enterprise Value in £1-£15m Turn Over Businesses
A determined, energetic and innovative Entrepreneur (CEO / MD / NED / FD), with a passion for building value, sustainability and competitive advantage in Privately Owned Businesses.
Managing Director of Ability Tec, a PCB Assembly, Contract Electronics Manufacturer (CEM) providing Quality, Value and Flexible assembly of electrical components within an ethical business model.
Oli is available for Public Speaking Engagements and has previously presented on subjects including Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Business Finance, Employability, Social Enterprise and Disability in the Workplace.
Oli Randell's Experience:
Managing Director at Ability TecOctober 2012
Ability Tec is a social enterprise, manufacturing high grade printed circuit board assemblies using a workforce of whom at least 75% are disabled. Part of the company's plan is to create a skills centre to train other companies about employing disabled workers, using the knowledge acquired by former Remploy staff over the years.
Business Development Committee Member at pro.manchesterMarch 2012
The Business Development Committee oversees and assists in the development of existing and new business opportunities for pro.manchester members. Working with the executive team through the Corporate Outreach Programme, and through the marketing of the Financial and Professional Service sector in Greater Manchester regionally, nationally and internationally as appropriate.
Managing Director at Local Business PartnersOctober 2011
Local Business Partners is aimed at business owners who need director level expertise to drive growth but for whom hiring a full time director is too great a commitment or cost. The company has assembled a network of senior specialists in Finance, HR and Marketing who work on flexible terms, taking the risk out of growth decisions. All the members of the Local Business Partners network have had successful careers in large blue-chip organisations and have gone on to create their own individual advisory companies. We believe that this combination of plc experience and SME entrepreneurialism is what is lacking in many traditional advisory companies, both private and Government backed. The full spectrum of services can be seen at www.localbusinesspartners.co.uk
Professional Innovator 2012 at pro.manchesterMarch 2012 - February 2013
Recognised as Manchester's most Innovative Professional in 2012 at an awards ceremony held at Manchester's prestigious Hilton Hotel, Deansgate.
MBA Tutor - Managerial Economics at Manchester Business SchoolJanuary 2012 - November 2012
Associate at Beer & Partners2011 - 2012
Manchester associate for Beer & Partners, a leading source of Business Angel Investment and Private Equity Capital for growing SME businesses in the UK. Provided advice and support for businesses seeking equity investment between £100,000 and £2 million, in a range of industries.
Managing Director at Oli Randell Business Services2008 - October 2011
Business Advisor supporting growth companies from start-up and pre revenue to c. £50m Turnover. Delivering programmes including strategy, market intelligence, sales & marketing, business planning, financial forecasting, process design, new product deployment, growth funding & profitability. www.olirandell.co.uk
European Finance & Commercial Director at Nestle WatersMay 2006 - August 2008
European Finance & Commercial Director for Nestle Waters Direct business improvement programmes, delivering strategic alignment, growth and profitability in France, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Greece and Portugal.
Business Controller at Nestle Waters PowwowJanuary 2005 - April 2006
Senior Consultant at FrangoMay 2002 - October 2004
Implementing Corporate Performance Management (CPM) programmes for brand name clients
Oli Randell's Education:
APMG-International2011 – 2011Prince 2 Registered Practitioner
University of Manchester - Manchester Business School2009 – 2011MastersConcentration: Business Administration (MBA)
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants2001 – 2004ACMAConcentration: Management Accounting
The Manchester Metropolitan University1995 – 1998FInancial ServicesConcentration: BA (Hons)
Oli Randell's Interests & Activities:
PCB Assembly, Non-Exec, Finance, HR, Marketing, Business Startup, Business Strategy, Music, Films