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Bob Gardner


Bob Gardner is a results orientated leader with 30 years world class commercial experience gained across a number of business sectors.

A chartered accountant, trained in the London office of Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst Young), Bob worked in the private sector for over 20 years with three UK quoted companies – Grand Metropolitan (now Diageo), The Boots Company and Games Workshop. He has held senior executive roles in finance, IT, strategy and business planning and general management. In these roles he has been responsible for risk management, disaster recovery and business continuity at strategic and operational levels.

As well as developing established businesses, Bob has been instrumental in mentoring business start ups and turn-arounds. He has also worked successfully over many years in an international context with experience in Europe, North America and the Far East where he demonstrated a rare ability to develop effective relationships across business and cultural boundaries.