I would have no hesitation in recommending Neil as a very motivated, focused and committed manager who has a strong, specialist knowledge of the UK Financial Services sector.

Steve Webb, Director of Business Policy, Welsh Assembly Government


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About Neil Young

neil-young3An accomplished senior business development leader and manager, with an established reputation as an internal / external consultant. A highly proactive, networking “hunter” who coaches, mentors, manages and facilitates others to succeed.

Has a record of achievement across a variety of industries providing innovative solutions for organisations based on experience gained over the last 30 years. Has a reputation for “customer service and making things happen”.

  

Career achievements include:

    • Currently working for the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) helping improve customer service with a small team proactively supporting membership across the UK. This includes helping corporates gain accredited training programs as well as becoming a corporate partner; supporting organisations training needs and helping IChemE with sponsorship of Events and Conferences
    • Previous freelance activity included providing personalised, quality, outsourced training support (circa 500+ days over one year on RDR Quals and a Sales Excellence Programme) for a large bank and insurance company.
    • Helped strategically refocus another major institute to build on their customer penetration through improved proactive account management. Last sale in excess of £1.5m
    • Achieved £3m training sales at CIPs, not withstanding the financial crisis
    • Built a forward facing, customer orientated Independent Financial Advisory Service Department for the largest IFA Network
    • Established business development for a new and innovative training and compliance consultancy
    • Responsible for 5 customer facing departments within an Institute linked to business development
    • Co-ran FS Induction Training at a large Bank
    • Achieved regulatory deadlines (including exam passes) for an 800 head Financial Services advisory team
    • Led FS Integration training for the Halifax and Leeds Permanent Building Societies
    • Ran field training for a new direct sales insurance company
    • Attained a position in a large direct sales insurance company in the Top 20% both as an adviser and manager
 

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