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Chris Budleigh

Chris Budleigh

Trading as: Surrey FD Limited

Town: Dorking

County: Surrey


Telephone: 01306 741067

Mobile: 07801 520059

Email: chris.budleigh@surreyfd.co.uk

Website: www.surreyfd.co.uk

LinkedIn: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/chris-budleigh-10389a4



I am a chartered accountant and have spent the past 20 years with SMEs in both Finance and Managing Director roles, which has enabled me to combine my financial background with a strong grasp of the commercial issues facing businesses. I have built up a good track record of delivering business growth and significant experience of fund-raising, turnarounds exit strategies and systems implementation.


Key Strengths

Financial and management accounting and reporting (IFRS and UK GAAP), budgeting and forecasting, strategic planning and implementation, market analysis, taxation, commercial exploitation of opportunities, project management, contract management, team leadership, fundraising, IT systems implementation, communication at Board level, building relationships with internal and external stakeholders.


Sector Experience

A chartered accountant with a financial background gained across a range of business sectors including professional services, manufacturing, distribution, medical devices, healthcare, IT, and the public sector, with considerable experience of complex and fast-growth organisations.



"Chris has worked with us as our part-time Finance Director through a particularly turbulent period in the oil and gas sector. As well as providing us with strong cash management expertise, which has been absolutely essential, Chris has helped to set up new financing streams, successfully introduced us to R&D tax credits and switched our accounting system from Sage to Xero." Neil Turner Managing Director, Venture Information Management Ltd

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