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    13.12.18

    The launch of the ABM Assessment Centre

    The launch was Thursday 6th 2018 December at the Business and IP Centre, British Library KX. The format of the day was A challenging panel interview with Professor David Clutterbuck and our Accreditation Officer Gaby Marcon Clarke An observed recorded mentoring session with a business owner from the British Library’s Innovate for Growth program Applicants. Read more Read more

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    Approved Member

    Name:Deri Llewellyn-davies
    Address:Pall Mall, London
    Tel:07825915297
    Email:deri@bgistrategy.com
    Web:http://www.bgistrategypartners.com
    Location:Herefordshire, London
    Expertise:Access To Finance, Growth Specialist, Business Angel, Business, Finance
    Rate:£800 per session

    Profile

    Founder of BGI Strategy on a Page methodology, which is internationally applied by coaches, consultants & mentors who are BGI Accredited Practitioners. Deri is a leading Business Strategic Adviser specifically for SMEs as he bring the big business strategic planning to the small business owners.

    His army of trusted BGI Accredited Partners help disseminate & empower SMEs globally with these revolutionary tools.

    When it comes to Deri Llewellyn-Davies, the phrase ‘suited and booted’ takes on a new meaning. As the UK’s leading authority on bringing strategy alive, Deri spends his days in a pinstriped three-piece and his spare time climbing the highest summits in the world wearing some of the biggest boots in the world (just one of his extreme exploits). Deri loves business and adventure in equal measure and the same motivation underpins both: a fascination with life and a curiosity that always leads him to ask, “Why?” or more importantly, “Why not,” as he believes anything is possible.

    That questioning is key in his role as CEO of Business Growth International, as he helps leaders in both FTSE 500 and entrepreneurial companies to take their businesses to the next level. With over 15 years’ experience of the commercial markets, Deri knows that whatever issues businesses are facing – from funding shortages to management fall-outs, redundancy to bankruptcy – he’s personally been there from acting as director on 18 boards, advising over 125 companies and through his MBA, angel and venture capital networks. And it’s exactly that experience he shares, teaching 3 key steps to improve their business:

    • Distilling the business strategy onto a single A4 page
    • Aligning everyone to the vision, values and purpose
    • Making strategy simple, engaging & memorable.

    Having completed the Marathon des Sables (the toughest thing he’ll ever do) and climbed five of the world’s highest summits, Deri has only two more mountains, both Poles, an Iron Man and a jungle marathon to go.

    Specialties:- Strategy
    - Growth
    - Leadership
    - Personal evolution
    - Adventure
    - Author
    - Public Speaker

    Qualifications

    Owned and run 21 businesses
    MBA Specializing in Marketing and Finance

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