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Robin Aitken

Chief Finance Officer
Robin is a finance director and business consultant who helps growing businesses. He works with a portfolio of organisations, implementing solid financial management foundations. As a finance director he has worked extensively with private equity and is on the Experienced Finance Director panel of the Business Growth Fund. He is a director of the ground-breaking music organisation, Africa Express and a visiting lecturer in finance at the School of Management at the University of Bath.
Robin started his career as a trainee chartered accountant at Arthur Andersen. After qualifying he went on to spend seven years at the BBC where, in the 1990s, he was involved in managing some of its first steps into digital broadcasting. He then became a finance director in the world of entrepreneurial business, where he has helped take a start-up dot com to an AIM floatation and was part of a management buy-out team at a leading digital marketing business. He specialises in formulation of strategy, design of management information and ensuring that finance functions are performing effectively.