The project involved recommendation of strategic development and implementation plans, and then delivery of inward investment services across an area of key strategic economic importance in the UK.
Research undertaken for our client revealed that they attracted about 15 inward investment projects a year. A change in approach and performance was required and it was necessary to:
Over a 12 month period much work was done to address the situation. The key actions included:
During the year project outputs were positive. Inward investment was increased via a clear focus on number and value of projects. Our client secured 21 projects, a 31% increase year on year, with 72% of projects secured were good value or better, a 30% improvement.
In house support
UK Economic Development Organisation
To recommend strategic development and implementation plans, and then manage delivery of, inward investment services.
Research into the UK market in connection to recommend and implement appropriate action to develop emerging opportunities.
Acting as independent Chairman and Ambassador for the JV Board, supporting development of the business as it delivered it’s strategic plans and government funded contracts.
The project involved working as a member of our client’s in house team, leading on all global commercial issues.