Bill brings his extensive experience from the military, industry and academia to support the ICW in developing effective business relationships and collaborations. Bill has held senior executive level positions in the UK and overseas, and currently provides extensive commercial and campaign business winnng coaching and training to leading Prime contractors. As an Executive Coach and Acredited BS11000 Facilitator Practitioner Bill has coached numerous large corporations, Joint Ventures and smaller organisations to achieve BS11000 certification.
With a RAF career of 20 years Bill became the most senior uniformed expert in special technical areas and a trusted intelligence officer. He had several aircraft front line command tours responsible for aircraft availability, and was the MoD Integrated Project Team leader for the procurement and management of airborne equipment. He became a Visiting Professor at the prestigious and world class Cranfield University (Defence Academy) lecturing on defence technologies, and formed and then served as Managing Director of a leading and prestigious new defence business changing the culture from a manufacturing led to market leading and customer focused business exporting world wide – later reaching the position of Group Vice President holding Directorships in the UK, US and Aus. In parallel with the operational duties Bill held a Directorship in a leading, not for profit, Trade Association and was a Chairman of a SME company specialising in Simulation and Training.
Bill is established as a highly successful business management consultant, where he provides deep insight, expertise and advice to businesses that are forming alliances and joint ventures, and who are bidding into and operating in the Defence, Rail, Government and Nuclear Industry.
Key Qualifications and Professional Memberships
MSc, CEng, FCMI, MIET, MICW