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Simon Beresford

Simon Beresford
Teachers Building Society

Simon Beresford

Board level executive with a track record of strategy development and execution. Expertise in leading digital transformation to drive step changes in customer experience and bottom line performance. Accomplished at leading large and complex businesses in excess of 600 FTE; an effective deliverer of change programmes including business turnaround (significant loss to profit in 4 years), realignment, accelerated growth and performance maintenance.

Self-starting, resilient and versatile with proven leadership skills.

• Strategy, planning and execution – Inspires teams by creating an engaging vision of success, translating strategic thinking into operational plans and delivery.
• Innovator – Deploys analytical rigour and problem solving expertise to identify and deliver more for less; improving customer experience, process efficiency and driving cost savings. Uses networking forums, conferences and consultancies to ensure thinking is current and to identify new opportunities.
• Stakeholder management – Effective influencer using a range of strategies to ensure strong relationships at all levels within the business; and first class management of client relationships, external partners and suppliers.
• Change agent – Instigator and implementer of successful transformation programmes ensuring employee engagement is maintained. Uses a variety models, tools and key relationships to structure and manage ambiguity.
• Team builder – Strong performance manager optimising inputs and outputs from reports and project teams. A track record of driving achievement through others and passionate about the development of direct reports and the wider team.