Colin works across OC&C's Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) practice, bringing many years of consulting experience across the US, AsiaPac and Europe.
He has focused on working with corporate clients dealing with the challenges of rapid growth and other sources of strategic uncertainty, alongside being an advisor to major investors on many prominent transactions in the sector. His experience includes work with some of the world's largest technology, infrastructure and services clients developing new business, go-to-market and growth strategies to unlock addressable opportunities. Colin has extensive experience advising on the impact of globalisation, corporate portfolio rationalisation, business turnaround strategies and organisational development.
Colin was named by The Sunday Times as one of Britain’s 500 Most Influential People in 2014, for his and OC&C’s influence in shaping Britain's TMT landscape. Read the full article here.
Education & Prior Experience
- Partner, The McKenna Group, Silicon Valley-based technology consultants, US
- Cambridge University: Masters in Engineering and Masters in Manufacturing
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