Jonathan’s history of achievements stand as testimony to his shrewd strategic commercial vision
He combines inspirational leadership with steely determination to ensure activities are based on a good financial footing. He has turned around ailing businesses, generated explosive growth, and secured successful exits for business owners and VCs.
Viv Pell is passionate about helping small businesses to achieve their ambitions, especially those in high-growth industries.
She’s the right kind of hands-on interim or part-time CFO to quickly get to grips with problems. Her expertly-honed skills help management teams to reinvigorate their businesses, and ultimately plot a course to rapid, profitable growth.
Trained by industry-leading global advisory firm PricewaterhouseCoopers and a specialist in audit and corporate recovery, Viv Pell has been a Chartered Accountant for nearly 20 years.
After gaining extensive commercial experience within large corporate organisations, Viv switched to early-stage, fast growth businesses to feed her enthusiasm for helping entrepreneurs achieve their full potential. Following a series of successful roles within start-up and venture-capital-backed firms, for the last 7 years she has been deploying her expertise via JVP Consultants Ltd – supporting clients in a wide variety of industries, in the UK and abroad.
The support, commercial planning and blend of strategic and practical advice she offers ensure every client’s strategic vision for growth is always underpinned by a firm financial footing – a foundation that has seen several achieve successful trade sales to either other SMEs or multinational market leaders.
Under Jonathan’s stewardship, Datanomic ranked 11th in The Sunday Times Tech Track 100 of the fastest-growing private technology companies in the country, prior to the successful sale of the company in July 2011 to Oracle Corporation.Read more
Key to the success of any JVP Consultants engagement is the ability to keep the organisation’s management team focused on commercial objectives, rather than getting too wrapped up in the excitement of the technology itself. Arecor CEO Tom Saylor knew that Viv Pell always brings a sharp sense of reality as to what constitutes a viable commercial strategy.Read more