Barry is an innovative, entrepreneurial and commercially aware board level Director with a broad range of leadership and operational skills. He is a qualified Accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals. He has previously founded several successful Start Up’s in the manpower,
project services, talent management and information technology service sectors and has a wealth of international business experience.
He is astute in guiding and supporting companies, from start-ups to major corporations, to help them realise their true and full potential by unlocking requirements and translating them into a solution. Barry brings a wealth of experience in the startup sector and an interminable ability to succeed when others may have faltered. A resilient self-starter and lateral thinker
Barry is comfortable working in projects without clearly defined parameters for organisations hungry for success, expansion and improvement and takes great pleasure in helping them to succeed and prosper
Joined Jan 06, 2021
CFO & COO
Feb 2020 — Present
We are a healthcare technology company combining proprietary software with state-of-the-art sensor technology that seamlessly integrates with patients’ lifestyles to transform the way we think about and administer healthcare. We have developed artificial intelligence (AI) powered analytical software that empowers patients and physicians, enabling them to co-operate in a vibrant patient-driven eco-system with online and offline products and services aiming to provide remote digital healthcare infrastructure and personalised predictive care. We believe the future is personal, quality healthcare anytime, anywhere.
CEO & Founder
Nov 2009 — Present
Avantgarde and it's Associates form a powerful, innovative and virtualised community of experts delivering Business Transformation and Human Capital Management services across Energy, Oil & Gas, Renewables, Manufacturing, Retail and Financial Services with a specific and deep understanding of the needs of Start Up's and SME's. We provide leadership skills, growth and marketing strategies, business systems Integration, Infrastructure and technology design, innovation and implementation.. All of our team and Associates are leaders in their field and are at the top of their game as the ultimate reference point. We engage with our client base as partners not service providers and deliver results which really count. No project or challenge is too great and we will engage with enthusiasm and passion. 'to be the best you have to engage with the best'
Founder & Head of Support Services
Resourcing Solutions are a specialist Recruitment Consultancy operating primarily within the Rail, Construction, Engineering, Power and Renewable Energy industry sectors, providing high demand short skilled resource. As the Head of Strategic Support Services my team were responsible for supporting the Companies operational needs and ensuring that we have no business interruptions or down time and that our processes provide best practice methodology. We ensured the continual improvement of our Quality Management System and Compliance to Achilles Link Up 5918 and QUENSH via our acclaimed Industry Specific Rail Management System. We also managed the IT and Facilities Infrastructure along with any improvements / enhancements that may be required and delivered pro-active Marketing Services (Advertising, PR, Internal and External Communications) as well as Bids and Tenders Management and Administration Support Services to the Sales Floor.
Founder CFO & COO
Sep 2015 — Dec 2017
Visage is a talent crowdsourcing platform leveraging on 1,000+ freelance recruiters and artificial intelligence to instantly connect employers to passive talent. Visage was established in Dubai in January 2015. After gaining significant traction in Europe and the Middle-East, the team will soon join the Alchemist Accelerator in San Francisco with the objective of revolutionizing the way recruitment is done. Although Visage is still relatively early stage, we are revenue generating with 120+ enterprise clients and well funded. It’s the perfect time to be part of something meaningful and be suitably rewarded for your talent! The team is a mix of French, Brits, Americans and Rest-of-the-World who have worked together for a while. Our culture is quite singular and dynamic. Our recent induction to the Alchemist Accelerator puts us up there with one of the leading Start Ups in the world and we mean to make this opportunity count.
Global Operations Director & MD
May 2012 — May 2014
May 1974 — Jun 1979
This is a professional Accountancy qualification
Jun 2009 — Present
This is a Fellowship awarded by the Institute of Recruitment Professionals
Founder of Olesen Tuition - The German Lessons Specialist in London and Online
Head of Resource & Operations
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