Eric Flannigan is a founding Partner of Matrix Consultancy. Since its formation in 1989 Matrix has earned a reputation within the UK and abroad for its pioneering work in entrepreneurial development and its dedication to the growing business. Eric is one of the creators of the Breakthrough Management Programme; the unique Managing Director Development Programme for ambitious SME’s. The programme has had over 200 participants and Eric is a leading facilitator on the programme. Over the past 6 years, Eric has consulted with many of the best privately owned companies; chiefly in the development of strategy, organisational change and market led performance improvement. Eric also writes and speaks on the subject of developing entrepreneurs and the challenges facing growth companies, he is the co-author with his founding partner, David McKeran, of “Shaping the Entrepreneurial Company”. Eric is also a Member of the Entrepreneurial Exchange.
George Morris is the Chief Executive of Morris and Spottiswood. Morris & Spottiswood Limited are a 75 year old Business operating in the shopfitting and facilities management support business. The business is headquartered in Glasgow and has offices in Edinburgh, Newcastle and Manchester. Sales in 2001 were £45 million. Sales this year are projected at £67 million. George Morris joined the business five years ago as Managing Director. Since that event a new board was appointed and sales grew from £17 million. George trained as a corporate lawyer, practised with MacRoberts and completed an MBA at Melbourne University.
The evening will be chaired by Iain MacRitchie, Chief Executive, MCR Holdings