Resume

Self-motivated professional successful in seizing viable opportunities for expansion and innovation in the Fintech industry.

Work
Experience

2017 - Present

Founder - Flex Luthor Research

FLR invests directly in bitcoin, cryptocurrencies and other digital assets.
- Conducted detailed investment analysis, calculations and reports.
- Investigated market changes and devised approaches to take advantage of emerging opportunities.
- Monitored social media and online sources for industry trends.

- Created NFT project on Solana blockchain to explore the space and communities

2017 - 2021

CEO - CompareChecker

Role involved overseeing every stage of the the creation of this independently funded and innovative fintech smartphone application. More than 100,000 UK consumers have used CompareChecker.

- Devised new promotional approaches (particularly through social media) to boost customer numbers and market penetration while enhancing engagement and driving growth.
- Managed partnerships and strategic business relationships, including negotiating contract terms and handling conflicts.
- Drove implementation of new market expansion to propel business forward and adapt to market changes.

2017 - 2020

Entrepreneur in Residence

NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator - Scale-up

As a scale-up entrepreneur in residence I took up space in the central Manchester offices of NatWest. I conducted my own business as well as working alongside teams the bank wished to be influenced by an intrapreneurial spirit.
- Developed and implemented new strategies and policies in collaboration with executive partners to establish and achieve long-term business objectives.
- Fostered new business through participation in trade shows.
- Motivated staff members to achieve optimal productivity.
- Conducted research on emerging trends within industry and capitalized on finds to develop new products, services and strategies.

Education

2005-2008

University of Nottingham | Finance, Accounting and Management

2:1 certification attained. 

1997-2004

The Manchester Grammar School

A-levels: Maths A, Chemistry A, Biology A, Spanish B

GCSE: 8A*,2A

Skills
& Expertise

  • Managing Remote Teams using online tools such Zoom, Slack, Google Suite.

  • Web and mobile development using C#, ASP.net, MSSQL, Javascript, JQuery, HTML, CSS, AJAX, Xamarin (iOS and android), Git.

  • Native advertising campaigns using Adwords, Facebook and Instagram ads which had millions of impressions

  • Creative and design using Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro.

  • Computer skills encompassing Microsoft Office and online alternatives (Word, Excel etc)