Hilary Briggs is an expert in profitable growth and helps clients increase their profitability through focused support on business planning, marketing and/or project implementation.
Hilary brings a powerful combination of experience and knowledge to the work she does, gained from over 25 years in manufacturing industry and consulting; strong analytical skills; and an extremely diverse range of contacts which allows her to connect clients with whatever specific expertise they might require.
During her earlier career, Hilary was Logistics Director for Rover Group Large Cars; European Product Marketing Director for Dishwashing, Whirlpool Corporation and Managing Director of Laird Group plc’s German-based Car Body Sealing Division, with a turnover of £200m and over 4,000 employees worldwide.
Hilary has had her own consulting business, R2P Ltd, for over 9 years, and is the previous chairman of the Central London group for the Academy for Chief Executives.
Hilary has an MA (Cantab) in Manufacturing Engineering, an MSc in Manufacturing Systems Engineering, is a Chartered Engineer and has a Certified Diploma in Accounting and Finance. She is certified in Group Dynamics and Non-Verbal Communication by Michael Grinder and is the 2008 Toastmasters International UK and Ireland Speech Evaluation Champion (www.toastmasters.org). Hilary is a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Essex, where she runs courses on Creating a Business Plan and Creating a Business Strategy and City University.
What I do
I’m passionate about improving performance and delivering results for my clients. My clients are typically Managing Directors of established, owner-managed, SME’s, primarily within the technology sector, based in London and the South East UK.
A typical project will cover one or more of the following areas:
• Strategic goal setting – covering both personal and business
• Clarification of key challenges – through a mix of interviews, research and data analysis
• Action planning – with the MD, top team and/or wider team
• Implementation support to deliver results – through mentoring, project management, training and/or taking an interim role within the business
If you would like to explore how I might help your business grow faster, please call me now on 020 7401 0515 for an exploratory no-obligation conversation.