Managing Director of PCH Business Support, helping businesses to grow through innovation, technology, project management, engineering, strategic business principles and planning. Offering monthly support packages, helping to commercialise technology and launch products to market, Business reviews through to long term support/partnership to help business owners be successful, regain time, overcome challenges by developing the business systems, re establish strategic planning and help development to happen once again. Really understand the business to help identify challenges and develop a plan to transform the way the business works.
Working with clients across all sectors, from start-ups to larger businesses providing close support in manufacturing companies, service industries, food, health care, smart technologies sector, professional services, local authorities, as well as capital project management and commercialisation programmes.
25+ years FTSE100 corporate engineering career, with a background in £multimillion capital project management, operations, manufacturing/automation, a decade of leading Innovate UK funded innovation programmes; leadership, governance and senior corporate roles within a multi-national engineering environment. 'Education-business’ sector as founding director/ project manager of UTC Swindon – University Technical College and now Vice Chair Governors. Senior public sector role as Director of Investment for Swindon Borough Council, running DIT Inward Investment for Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (SWLEP). Extensive charitable, community and fundraising involvement.
Paul Holmes - BEng (Hons)
2016 Marked 175 years since the creation of the GWR Railway works and modern Swindon. Paul was a member of the Swindon 175 steering team and project managed the Magic Roundabout Event, celebrating 60 years of Production at the Pressed Steel Mini/BMW plant with 76 Vintage Vehicles.
UTC Swindon A Specialist Engineering University Technical College in Swindon for 14-19 year olds. Curriculum designed and supported by an extensive list of Employers. Paul is one of the founder Directors, and was part of the project team from concept, design, build and operational phases. Currently Vice Chair of Governors and the UTC is now part of the ALET Academy Trust