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Quote from Lee Alley - “Despite having an MBA, I found Tony’s practical experienced advice was absolutely spot on. As a result I now work only 50 -60 hours a week rather than the 80-90 previously and I am working much more effectively and spending 25% of my time working ON The Business. I would thoroughly recommend Tony to any Business Owner who wants to change the way he/she works in their business.”

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Alan Gulliver...


Alan is an experienced business manager with a strong financial background who has progressed to senior commercial roles in capacity as director and business owner.  Alan has worked for companies such as T. Cowie PLC (Arriva), Garrant group, Haddow group and eventually NY Timber where he gained his directorship at his personal target of 29. With his ambition and experience he was able to develop NY Timber from a single site operation in North Yorkshire to the largest Independent Timber Merchant and Engineering SME in the North East of England.
Alan put together and achieved a MBO for the business in 2004 from the previous owner whilst dealing with the result of a major fire at their main trading, storage and manufacturing location.

Alan has now been involved at the most senior director level for over 25 years and has practical experience in all business disciplines. He knows what is needed to start, build and develop a SME business including strategy, finance, marketing, sales management, operations, product and business development and acquisitions.

Alan created the off-site concept of “A Complete Modular Loft” working with a customer to double the size of a bungalow with a loft space completely built in a factory and craned onto the house. Alan’s house was the first use of this revolutionary concept and it featured on Sarah Beeny’s Channel 4 programme “Double your house for half the money”.
Alan is excited with the opportunity to continue to help SME Business Owners to improve their businesses and achieve their ambitions and improve their gains both measured both in personal and financial terms.

Married with seven children, three grown up and four at home, Alan lives in North Yorkshire after creating their revolutionary dream home using off-site construction methods.

Outside work Alan’s main interests are flying including aerobatics, keeping fit, watching his sons play football for their local team and being Chairman of a local School Playgroup. Until recently Alan had been a flying instructor and examiner for nearly 20 years.

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