alan.finn@finnbiz.com
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Over 30 years of business experience

Alan Finn developed a career in electrical and electronic engineering management, after several years at sea in the RN submarine service, followed by spells as a general manager and in international B2B marketing management for multinational engineering companies such as Honeywell and Schlumberger. He trained in engineering (I Eng, FIET) and then in marketing in blue-chip companies, gaining a post-graduate diploma in marketing and an MBA degree, specialising in strategic B2B marketing, to become a Chartered Marketer. Alan is a Fellow of the Institute of Consulting (IC) and has been awarded the IC’s ultimate accolade as a Certified Management Consultant. More recently he has run international marketing and sales teams for multinational companies based in the UK and Denmark, successfully managing markets in Asia, Europe and the USA over 25 years. 

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Accreditation

Alan has developed FINNbiz Consultants as a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, a Fellow of the Institute of Measurement and Control, a Fellow of the Energy Institute and as an Associate Member of the Institution of Nuclear Engineers. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and a Fellow of the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing, Alan is listed in the CIM’s consultants’ directory. Alan is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), holding also the CMI’s certificate in Management Coaching and Mentoring (QCF) at level 5 and Alan is a Fellow of the Institute of Consulting (IC) and has been awarded the IC’s ultimate accolade as a Certified Management Consultant.

EU Support

Alan is registered as a coach for innovation and business growth with the EU and the Executive Agency for SMEs – EASME – through Horizon 2020.

A trained and qualified mentor, Alan Finn holds the Chartered Management Institute’s “Certificate in Management Coaching and Mentoring”, to help senior managers in industry and commerce – one-on-one or one-to-many – to deal with personal and business issues.

Published author

Alan is a published author on the subjects of inventing, innovation and new product development (Bookboon, 2014) and on MBA degrees, management and marketing (Hodder and Stoughton, Jan 2016).

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Coaching and consulting to lead organisations and their management teams along the path to growth.

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Maximising current customers

Consolidating existing customers is key to long-term performance.

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Event management

Initiating, organising and running special events, from exhibitions to seminars and focus groups.

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Thinking long-term

Training clients teams in sales and marketing techniques for the longer-term.