Accura - Meet The Team
Executive Chairman - Accura Group
A broad range of past and current Board experience within public and private companies, large and small. Strong merger and acquisition and exit/realisation background, specialist in UK domestic and international sales and marketing, managing growth, restructuring/turnaround and creating or restoring value to Venture Capital, Private Equity investors and Founder Shareholders. Member of several Remuneration/Audit Committees in past and current Board roles.
Chief Executive Officer - Accura Group
An internationally experienced and results focused business leader with a strong and proven track record of success gained within highly competitive manufacturing sectors – Oil & Gas, Automotive, Aerospace and Engineered Products whilst working for GKN, Thyssen Krupp, Arcelor and Rolls Royce. Before joining Accura, David was Chief Executive of Egbert Taylor Group, a private equity owned brand leading organisation operating in the global waste and recycling sector. David is a time-served electrical engineer and has an M.B.A. from Warwick Business School.
Non-Executive Director - Accura Group
Representing August Equity, Mike Biddulph has sat on the Accura board since February 2014 as a non-executive board member. With a private equity career which commenced 1997, Mike is an experienced non-executive director with a broad background in technology, oil & gas, healthcare, financial services, manufacturing and media sectors. Aside from Mike’s interests at August Equity, he is also an active private investor in small-medium UK private companies as well as being an angel investor in early stage / growth technology businesses. Mike has an MA in Economics and History from the University of Cambridge.
Chief Financial Officer
Francis is a CFO who has vast experience of working within the tightly controlled environment of Private Equity or Venture Capital owned businesses. His experience includes many European and Middle East based roles, covering diverse market sectors such as Oil and Gas, Engineering, Manufacturing, Logistics and Distribution, Aviation, Construction, Printing and the Public Sector.
Prior to joining Accura Group, Francis held Finance Director / CFO roles within multiple sectors. Francis is an ACMA, CGMA accountant and a MIoD.
Managing Director - Accura Engineering/Geometric
Mike’s most important role as Accura Engineering and Geometric MD is to lead his team to be focused on delivering the unfailing precision and reliability our clients rely on. Mike joined the company as a Director in 1992, following a 10-year design and engineering career in the aerospace and power-generation industries in the UK, Germany and Holland. He holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Salford University.