Jonathan Pressey

Jonathan has a strong track record in providing strategic change advice to large and small organisations. Working at Director level he has delivered a wide range of major international programmes and projects including compliance assessments, business process improvement and implementations with a broad range of software.

He works with current technology as appropriate, including cloud and SaaS solutions. He is a qualified accountant with FD experience and brings his practical knowledge of how systems are used to business case preparation, analysis and decision taking.  Click here for LinkedIn Profile

Sample Consultancy Assignments

IT Review: Reviewed the IT function of an international private equity firm, including a user satisfaction survey for 250 staff in 16 global locations. Led to a full analysis of the ‘as is’ position with detailed recommendations for development of infrastructure and 30 separate business applications plus the business case for the adoption of ITIL. Created a route map for improving efficiency and inter-office working.

Software Selection: Led the software selection exercise and wrote the business case for the UK Insolvency Service to replace critical systems managing the assets of all insolvent companies and individuals – tangible benefits estimated at £8m+. During the implementation managed a complex, overlapping set of business rules handling legislative issues.

New ERP System: Managed core build and roll-out programme in over 30 countries in EMEA and the Americas for a pharmaceutical services company, including mid-project change from US to French ownership. Successfully replaced various local systems with a common approach, facilitating consistent group reporting and reducing complexity.

Case Management System: Led requirements review and implementation project for a leading ATE underwriter of legal expenses insurance, allowing solicitors to raise and manage a range of policies on line for their clients in place of paper processing.

Employment History

2016 – current            Consultant, The Consultancy Company

2015 – 2016                 UK Services Director, Planon

2011 – 2015                 Professional Services Director, xPRESTE

2003 – 2011                 Professional Services Director, Wave Consulting

1998 – 2003                 Senior Project Manager, Projects Director,                                                                                                                        EMEA Services Director, Systems Union

1996 – 1998                 Independent Business Systems Consultant

1993 – 1996                  Finance Director with UMECO plc

Qualifications

Associate, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

BA(Hons), English Literature