Redvers Best

About Me

Chartered Accountant. University of the West of England. Chef. Amateur author. Gym attendee. Family man. Charity Volunteer. Quiet Subversive. Francophile. Traveler. Suits and ties.

Senior Finance Experience

  • Print management, Speciality Chemicals, Recruitment, Manufacturing, Private Healthcare, Transport, Construction, Distribution, Charities, and IT.

  • Significant international exposure across Europe, USA, South America, South Africa, Canada and Australia.

  • Director, Company Secretary and NED Board attendee for various PLC, AIM listed and SME businesses for over 20 years.

How I help Clients

  • Supporting CEO’s in identifying and managing strategic and operational risks.
  • Extensive Corporate Finance experience covering acquisitions, pre-deal re-structuring, post-acquisition integration, buy-side due diligence and sell-side data room preparation and management.
  • Preparing multi-year CF standard forecasting models to underpin CF opportunity analysis, strategic planning, general financing, distress re-financing and business development.
  • Business restructuring, re-organisations and turnarounds.

  • Design of concise management information for board and shareholder reporting.

  • Targeting operational efficiencies and working capital improvement.
  • Managing key relationships with insurance brokers, pension advisors, auditors, bankers, investors and funding providers.
  • Experience beyond finance covering HR, legal claims and dispute resolution
  • Recruitment of senior board members, including Chairperson, CEO’s and CFO’s, as well as recruiting and developing finance teams.

Clients Say

“Able to break down the numbers to facilitate focused conversations.”

Catalyst for dynamic change.”

Impressed with his technical knowledge and calm professional manner.”

Instrumental in navigating the financial aspects of a US based company with a European presence”.

Gave us immediate and seamless control of our financial information.”