Runway Advisor Nick Lawrence is a passionately maverick accountant who, as founder and CEO of Big Star, has been able to combine his lifelong love of music and the entertainment sector with his expertise in finance. We talk digital finance, DJing, talent spotting and the new way forward for accounting. Nick’s golden advice? ‘Show love to people you work with. That’s a winner.’
With one foot in the law and one in business, barrister and former public company CEO Paul Tracey is perfectly placed to advise companies in the manner of a good old-fashioned General Counsel. We chat with our Advisor about the background, challenges and highlights of his work.
Ed Wood founded Runway Advisors in 2019. He has spent the best part of fifty years either running his own companies, or working with a variety of businesses, large and small, across all sectors. He now fulfils the role of ‘Trusted Advisor and Critical Friend’, working with companies from the inside. We sit down with Ed to find out more about his life in business, and why he set up Runway Advisors…
Holly is the first port of call for Runway clients looking to build marketing and communications for their business. She works closely with Ed and the rest of the team on strategy and delivery with a range of small businesses and maverick individuals. We catch up with Holly about how her role with Runway Advisors […]
Claire Fry is our PR extraordinaire! With a portfolio that has included Google, Sky, Funding Circle, and lobbying the European Parliament, she knows how to get the right story told to the right people in the right way. We chat with Claire about her career so far…
Derek Brotherston is our go-to guy for all things IT. He has the handy ability to make tech make sense to even the most computer-phobic among us! Here Derek talks to us about his career so far, his current work, and what advice he would give to small businesses looking to sort their IT out.
We speak to Runway Advisor and Property and Asset Finance guru, Roger Collins, who provides an insightful analysis of the last few years in his sector, with all the turbulent political and economic changes, and looks ahead to what the future for property finance might be.
Sophie Mansell has recently joined Runway Advisors as our go-to guide to all things digital. Working closely with the rest of our marketing and communications department, encompassing social media, PR, marcomms strategy and outreach, Sophie is also our super-efficient organisational rudder! Here we find out a bit more about the work she does and how […]
Katha Wood uses the combined approach of Solution Focussed Therapy and Clinical Hypnotherapy (more on those below!) to support individuals in areas of professional growth, particularly during times of change. Katha shares more about her work and the value of her role in a business context below…
Read more about the fascinating work of chef-turned-leading-investigator Alan Graham, who helps companies and clients to find out things that will help them, across a range of scenarios, and assess risks to their businesses.