Since graduating, Colin has made a career of 30+ years specialising in sales and marketing; from sales engineer to sales and marketing director and into general management, he has ensured that sales and marketing work in synergy.
His specialist area is in growing business, especially new business development, transiting to key account management. Having an engineering background, he has a passion for tech business, whether that be software, hardware or a combination of both.
Colin has worked with start-ups through to successful exit, as well as multinational organisations, in both domestic and international markets. He has worked across a number of market segments including HVAC, automation, engineering, IT, software-as-a-service, and education.
He holds an MBA (Dist) from the University of Canterbury, is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors and holds directorships in tech companies as well as in the not-for-loss charitable sector.
Outside of work Colin can be found on the hill sky paragliding, mountain biking, tramping, skiing and in the valley whitewater kayaking.
What Colin is passionate about is helping businesses navigate customer-centric growth to ensure long term sustainability with robust foundations.
Qualifications and Accreditations
- Master of Business Administration (Distinction)
- Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors