The Board has a proven track record of raising money for listed companies, delivering substantial uplift to shareholders post-admission and successfully making acquisitions. Together with operating and growing diverse companies, they are equipped with the experience and knowledge to grow them operationally and in valuation.
Charles is primarily involved in advising and raising funds for small and medium sized enterprises with varying business activities ranging from advising investment and family wealth companies to reviewing investments and business opportunities together with the management of personal investments.
Charles was a co-founder and principal of BioProgress Technology International, Inc. which was quoted on the NASDAQ and later migrated to AIM. His experience will help the Board in reviewing potential acquisitions.
Charles is currently Executive Chairman of Plutus PowerGen PLC, an AIM listed company in the flexible power generation sector, focusing on delivering 200MW of capacity by the end of 2017. It currently has a strong project pipeline of potential development sites with 700MW of power generation capacity.
Tim Cottier FCA
Tim is a Chartered Accountant who has spent many years in the corporate finance, real estate and green energy sectors. He qualified with Thornton Baker (now Grant Thornton) in London and spent several years with Price Waterhouse in the UK and in the Bahamas.
He is CEO of Kinloch Corporate Finance Limited ("Kinloch") which is a corporate advisory company based in London and Leeds which specialises in capital raising, private equity, venture capital and M&A activities within the SME sector dealing with transaction sizes from £1m to £50m. He is also involved with a number of sustainable energy projects as advisor and in particular waste to energy sector. He established Kinloch after exiting from a leading accountancy practice in Leeds where he headed up the corporate finance division.
Additionally, Tim has been involved in a number of commercial property development schemes both as principal and adviser, finding sites for commercial schemes, helping with the planning aspects and raising the capital for the transactions. He was a partner in Marlin Properties until 2002 and is an investor in several property projects in North Yorkshire.