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Derek McCracken

Leadership Mentor and Performance Coach

Change and Transformation Specialist

Working as a Strategic Operations Partner for over 22 years with an emphasis on growth, leadership, change, transformation, crisis, turnaround and business critical projects.

I have worked with a range of organisations including corporates and larger SME’s engaged in manufacture and service.

These have included sector experience in Aerospace & Defence, Construction, Engineering, Safety Products, Bespoke Manufacturing, Food & drink and paper based industries.

Specialist Projects

This can involve one-off projects which are deemed to be critical to business, sensitive and time bound across the general operational environment

Do you have a pressing business issue of a critical or sensitive nature?

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Mentoring & Coaching

Working closely with owners/senior people as they deal with challenge / growth / decline / diversification / people

Also, career direction for individuals who require confidential discussion.

Could you benefit from mentoring or coaching?

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Advisory Support

Providing board level strategic support to senior team through period of uncertainty and change. This can involve decision making, strategic direction, re-structuring and growth.

Do you need confidential support at senior level?

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Providing board level strategic support to senior team through period of uncertainty and change. This can involve decision making, strategic direction, re-structuring and growth.

About Derek

Starting his career by completing an engineering apprenticeship as a Toolmaker, Derek progressed to hold engineering and management positions in medical device manufacture and general management in specialist metal fabrication, before beginning a career in interim management which has spanned over 20 years across a range of sectors.

Derek also holds a BA degree in Business Studies, a Master’s degree in Business Improvement, along with an ILM Level 7 in Executive Coaching and Mentoring. As a believer in continuous study he has completed a range of courses including the Role of the Non-Executive Director, the Role of the Company Chairman and Coaching for Directors with the Institute of Directors, London.

Derek has been involved in community based voluntary work for over 30 years working with churches and organisations as a trustee and providing advisory support. He has also taken part in overseas missions projects including the building of a school in Uganda, Africa.

Married with a grown-up family, health and fitness also plays a big part in Derek’s life and he can be seen in a Crossfit gym several times a week.

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