An ex-professional sportsman, Rob brings the same level of intensity, dedication and focus in his second career as he did to his first. A highly motivated business development professional that has the capability to develop and maximise any sales pipeline and add profitability.
Hugely driven and results orientated by nature he has also developed a comprehensive understanding and recognition of wider impact of any interactions and conversations he has with prospects. An extrovert who brings a massive lift to any dressing room or team environment, a sociable person he prides himself in hitting the ground running and fit easily into working closely with our Partners and their teams. A driven and determined individual who is able to translate client objectives into opportunities and profits. Pragmatic with a focus on bottom line results.
Has been responsible for millions of pounds in revenue through his portfolio of client accounts including mobile, e-mail, digital, PR, video production and creative marketing agencies broadly spanning the Marketing arena. Of late, he has broadened his exposure across, construction, architecture and professional services and held the responsibility for identifying, implementing and driving their client’s new business strategy.
In his spare time, Rob is a qualified FA coach and helps train an under 11’s side, passing his skills, knowledge and mentorship to the future generation of footballers. A family man with 5 children that are under his and partner Colette’s watch, which keeps them active and young at heart. A very close knit of friends of which Steve is a part of, a friendship which is a 20+ years relationship. Rob would suggest he is the comedian of the group but, they would strongly argue against that as a fact! (But it’s TRUE)
Specialities: Market Development / Business Development, Cold / warm prospecting, developing client proposition, Client servicing, Knowledge of the various industry sectors, CRM systems, KPI setting / management, Mentorship, Campaign Management, Sales….. Plus much much more!
An entrepreneurial business professional who demonstrates a track record of establishing and growing companies. Commercial skills include go to market strategy, market development, new business, business development / sales process, implementation and revenue generation. Also, with strong organisational, recruitment, training, coaching and communication skills. Steve is a driven individual with irreproachable integrity and business values.
Steve was a co-owner to a leading UK new business consultancy which grew year on year and delivered multiple million revenue generating campaigns for clients. He also, founded a boutique media agency as well as an on-line new business tool. Following many years of building a portfolio of businesses, Steve has embarked on his next challenge in his career and professional journey with a specific niche offering and new business process which is offered through RS BD Partners, which draws on his wide range of business skills with specific emphasis on senior level consultancy, strategic revenue generation and new business development.
In his spare time Steve enjoys fitness training with his partner Clare, cooking up a storm in the kitchen (Or a mess, from Clare’s perspective) and can be found at Brisbane Road as a season ticket holder of the mighty O’s (Leyton Orient F.C). Also, as a social creature, can be found out and about with friends & family, generally in a restaurant or pub! He also has taken part in a number of charity events (generally including physical exertion) to raise money and show support for the British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research, Shelter and Crisis.
Specialities: Leadership, Management, Commercial growth/development, New business, Business development, Go to Market Strategy, Talent Acquisition and Retention, Recruitment, Sales team structure, Motivation, Team management, Performance measurement and review, building winning teams, NLP, business coaching, one to one mentoring, pipeline management, P & L management, budget setting and managing growth.