Gary was UK Head of Business Banking for Yorkshire Bank between 2002/2006 and then was UK Head of Retail and Small Business Banking with the Bank between 2006 and 2011. He then left the Bank in 2012 to set up Focus on Success Ltd , a Management Consultancy business advising SME’s on how to accelerate their growth in revenues and profitability. He currently works with 25 businesses across the UK in sectors as diversified as Civil Engineering, IT, Digital Marketing , Law, Accountancy, Domiciliary Care, Wealth Management , Fabrication and Estate Agency services.
Gary acts as Non Executive Director to many of these businesses where he advises the Board/ Owners on Strategy, Sales and Marketing, HR, Finance, Exit and Succession Planning and Corporate Governance including Risk Management.
Gary was awarded a MBE for services to the Financial Services Sector in 2009 New Year Honours List , he is a Fellow of the Institute of Bankers for Scotland and he is a Growth Expert on the Goldman Sachs 10000 Small Business programme run by Oxford University Business School .
Gary and his wife Hayley also own SE Decorators Ltd, Omkara Beauty and Denovo Properties North East Ltd .
How To Accelerate the Growth of your business in revenues and profitability
Gary will take you through the steps that business owners need to take to accelerate the growth in their businesses showing that by a combination of business planning and investment , risk mitigation and resource management, any business has the ability to increase its current growth rate. He will also highlight what benefits are obtained by tapping into external advisors such as Non Executive Directors or Business Consultants.
Guest Speaker Details
- Speaker: Gary Lumby
- Business: Focus on Success
- Date of Presentation: 1 April 2020