Ross Finlay is a highly accomplished Finance Director with extensive experience in various industries, including global blue chip life sciences, renewable energy, manufacturing, and investment businesses. He is well-known for his strategic leadership skills, financial management, and corporate governance expertise. Throughout his career, Ross has developed a reputation for maximizing performance in growing businesses, negotiating contracts, and raising finance.
Ross received his Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and Finance from Loughborough University. After graduating, he began his career as an Assistant Manager at PwC UK before moving on to work as a Commercial Finance Manager at British Sugar. He then became Finance Director, Western Europe at ESAB before moving on to the RES Group, where he served as Commercial Director and CEO RES Southern Africa, as well as Finance Director. Most recently, Ross worked as Finance Director at LGC, where he oversaw the Genomics division of the company.
Overall, Ross is known for his expertise in renewable energy finance, change management, and M&A. He has a passion for growing businesses and is highly skilled in business performance management.