Steven PAUL, Chartered Director CDir

Strategy. Operations. Transformation. Scaling Up Businesses. Leadership. NED. Author. Speaker. Husband.
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Steven PAUL, Chartered Director CDir

Strategy. Operations. Transformation. Scaling Up Businesses. Leadership. NED. Author. Speaker. Husband.
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"If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion."

- E.Musk, Inventor, Disruptor of Auto and Space Travel

Work with Steven

With 23 years of global leadership experience as a C-Suite Executive / Director held across diverse organisations and sectors, Steven is on a mission to work with C-Suite / Boards and businesses to build growth and become successful innovators. Steven brings a blend of specialisms to transform / turnaround organisations as well as to set up, scale-up and improve the firm’s business performance for growth. In the process, he boosts organisational health, and develops authentic leaders at diverse levels.

Steven promotes practical and inspired actions that can be applied right away. He offers a unique perspective on the ease of accomplishing diverse imperatives which result in impactful outcomes.

Bringing together his breadth of capabilities and international experience, Steven is available for Leadership roles, Non- Executive Directorships, Speaking Engagements, and Mentoring.

Practical multi-sector experience across FS, FinTech, Technology, Automotive, Textile, Media

Find out more about Steven below and on LinkedIn.

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

Globally experienced. Steven offers to lead your business for growth

NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTORSHIP

Could Steven be the right strategic minded asset for you and your firm?

MENTORING
 

Looking for Business and/or Leadership guidance to support your goals?

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Steven is available for speaking engagements on diverse topics.

Biography

Steven is a globally experienced P&L Leader and Non-Executive Director with over 2-decade cross-functional expertise. He has lived internationally, and worked at mid-market and global firms in 5 countries / 4 continents, across 12 diverse business functions, coupled with professional experience in 30+ countries.

STEVEN’S PASSION is in scaling-up and improving the firm’s business performance, boosting organizational health and developing leaders at diverse levels. Driven by entrepreneurial principles, Steven adds value to businesses and corporate divisions in their successive stages of enterprise growth, and guides expansion into additional services and markets within a highly regulated and complex environment. An effective communicator and a strong leader who’s able to successfully lead, grow, and transform regional and global capabilities whilst maintaining staff engagement

Steven has built and established 4 P&L businesses in 2 continents, alongside heading global x-functional matrix teams and delivered $MM in revenues, cost efficiencies, CX, digital, over years.

Steven is a progressive-minded entrepreneur, transformation/organisational turnaround advisor, public speaker, and mentor. Currently, he serves as an iNED and advisor on two boards and is invested in a number of start-up firms.

Steven’s Journey

When Steven was young, he was determined to explore and experience the world. He was (and still is) fascinated by other cultures. After University, he lived in five countries across North America, Europe, Africa and Asia, and worked for diverse SMEs and global organizations. With every leadership role, he progressively established his passion for building leaders, growing and transforming businesses. Steven’s success emerges from people and networks whom he accesses regularly.

As he continue to operate and lead in environments ‘without borders’ he has become even more agile and resilient, a better risk leader, a better learner, a better communicator, a better questioner. Steven has learned to enter every role with humility and be more reflective.

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Steven’s inspiration is drawn from people from diverse backgrounds and professions – Winston Churchill, for example. Authentic leadership values are important to him, whilst embracing the warrior Knights’ code of honour, nobility, and courage.

Steven loves nothing better than to spend his down time partaking in a number of sports, particularly drifting, 4×4 off road adventure drives and alpine skiing. He follows ice hockey, football and formula 1. He is also an advocate of World Vision and the World Wide Fund (WWF) for nature.

Steven has a degree in Business Administration, completed the advanced executive leadership programme in Leading Global Businesses from Harvard Business School, and is a Chartered Director. Steven is a dual UK / Canadian citizen, currently lives in West Sussex, United Kingdom, with his Croatian wife, Jasmina, and playful Tibetan Terrier, Rocky.

Steven  is also dedicating his time to non-executive directorships, mentoring, public speaking, and is a published author of leadership book – Global Leadership Paradigms

Leads Global Businesses. Builds Leaders at Every Level.

If you are looking for a high-potential executive leader / non executive director to lead your strategic business to maximise leadership potential, achieve-sustain enhanced growth, business performance and organisational health, then contact Steven for a discussion.

Steven is also available for speaking engagements, leadership and business mentoring.

Leads Global Businesses. Builds Leaders at Every Level.

If you are looking for a high-potential executive leader / non executive director to lead your strategic business to maximise leadership potential, achieve-sustain enhanced growth, business performance and organisational health, then contact Steven for a discussion.

Steven is also available for speaking engagements, leadership and business mentoring.

Expertise

Offers diverse and interconnected areas of expertise, and using both intrapreneurial and entrepreneurial approaches to business, by building and transforming successful MM £ P&L businesses:

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Executive Leadership

Build and lead an organisation that is highly scalable but still immensely entrepreneurial and a ‘hearts and minds’ change agent. Applies continuous learning, building and delivering at a remarkable pace amidst uncertainty and chaos.
Balances two interrelated and in-congruent forces:

  • Uses scale to drive performance, execution, and predictability
  • Preserves an ownership mindset that fosters speed, invention, and resourcefulness

Owns the P&L, leads and executes the growth agenda and below strategic issues faced by Founders, CEOs, and Managing Partners

  • Optimise and accelerate customer service, operations and set strategic capability
  • Enable local-international expansion, growing marketing plans, redefining brand
  • Grow and scale the business through Business Development
  • Bring business model innovation
  • Build and lead the strategic assets (talent and leadership) of the firm
  • Owner of business transformation and lead critical initiatives – M&A, Turnaround, Strategic Change, Continuous
  • Design a framework to implement strategy into operations
  • Develop Commercial Growth and Product Innovation
  • Manage High Risk situations
  • Critical negotiations and partnerships internally and externally with diverse teams
  • External Relations by representing organization to customers, suppliers
Non Executive Directorship

Offers broad perspective of the firm and business issues around:

  • Strategic direction
  • Monitoring performance
  • Risk
  • People

 

Setup. Launch. Scale-up businesses

Setting up corporate divisions, SMEs and taking them through the stages of growth in a structured, yet agile and expedient manner

Board Governance and Effectiveness
  • Manage complex stakeholder relationships, partnerships and strategic alliances across geographies. Play a key role in Committees and Boards.
  • Integrate and establish stakeholder engagement models, governance structures and practices, including building improved Board / ExCo effectiveness.
Transformation Services, Org Turnaround and Operations

Offers Transformation and Operations areas of expertise 

  • Business Performance and Organizational Health
  • Organizational Effectiveness -Operating Model
  • Operational Excellence
  • Conscious Leadership Development and People-Talent Capability
  • Digital Ecosystem and Customer Journeys
  • Strategic Portfolio Management, Programme Management
  • Change Management
  • Governance
Mentoring

Serves as a trusted confidante and offers entrepreneurial business, innovation and leadership insights and experiences. Allows a long term relationship to scale your leadership and business. 

Speaking Engagement

Offers speaking engagement across diverse platforms – conferences, company invitation, webinar, etc. Adding value to you by:

  • Improving The Credibility Of Your Business In The Industry
  • Offering a Unique View On Topic (s) related to Business, Innovation, Trends, Leadership
  • Boosting Employee Morale and Productivity through motivational topics
  • Offering A Great Deal Of Variety and Fresh Perspective
  • Adding Content Quality
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Years of Multi-Sector Experience

Continents worked in

Countries Professional Experience

$Million Commercial Savings

Global Success

Multiple sectors, spanning Professional Services, Financial Services, Technology, FinTech and Management Consulting

Steven promotes practical and inspired actions that can be applied right away. With his diverse global leadership experience, he offers a unique perspective on the ease of accomplishing diverse imperatives which result in impactful outcomes.

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“Change is the essential process of all existence.”

- Spock, Vulcan Philospher and Explorer, Disruptor of Emotions and Logic

Become Inspired

Steven invites you to read, view and share in his perspectives on leadership, innovation, business and technology trends. In his Perspectives page, you will find his blog, videos and articles, both curated from others and created by Steven.

$Million P&L Accountability

Global Matrix Staff

Business Areas / Functions Worked in

$Million Business Development

About Steven PAUL

Executive | Non Executive Director. Providing leadership to grow business units, and build leaders at every level.

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