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Public and Not for Profit Sectors

Alan Charlesworth is an established business advisor to the public sector as well as social enterprises. He helps such organisations realise their vision for commercial success and gain commitment from their management teams to implement market-based strategies successfully.

He works with them to create or expand their market based strategies to generate commercial revenue, helping them define and develop those which have the best potential for success in furthering their financial and social goals

His approach focuses on the successful conversion of public sector products, skills and services into commercial opportunities. He coaches business skills where necessary and works with external business partners to improve results.

The first step is for him to engage with the Chief Executive to understand his or her objectives and concerns, the opportunities and obstacles they face and reach an understanding of the ways in which they might work together.

He has extensive experience as a Chief Executive in the private sector and as interim director in both public and private sectors.


Sector Skills Council: Consultant

Alan worked on a range of projects connected with new commercial projects to offset reduced Government funding and to maintain its key role as a social enterprise

Government Agency: Interim Marketing Director

Alan developed new strategy to establish the Agency as staff provider of choice to other Government departments. Set the pricing policy and established a formal process for client account management Undertook contract negotiation with over 20 Government Departments and Agencies.

Government Agency: Interim Commercial Director

Alan undertook a major project with this Agency to restructure its commercial operations, involving the renegotiation publishing contracts for sale of books, DVDs and other training materials. A sales manager was appointed and bus driver monitoring and taxi driver testing services were launched.

A critical outcome was establishing the credibility of the commercial operations by aligning product quality assurance with the driving standards of the Agency.

Government Agency: Interim Marketing Director

Alan developed clear set of investment criteria for prioritisation of Agency business development projects and achieved corporate and divisional commitment to £2 million investment programme.

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