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Sue McCready

  • London and South East
  • People & Management (HR)
  • Strategy

Sue works with Charities, social enterprises and SMEs on their long-term strategy, governance, structures, and systems. She has deep expertise in helping small businesses to scale up.

Sue worked for 17 years as Chief Operating Officer of an operation working across 18 countries and 4 continents globally with major multi-lateral and national government clients. She built the operation from start up to £20 million and successfully scaled structures systems and procedures across countries and cultures.

Since 2020 she has worked as a freelance management consultant and business coach across the charity, social enterprise, and SME sectors. She has worked on short and long-term assignments including introduction of ISO 9001 to a growing charity, interim Director of Operations in a growing social enterprise, business advisor to SMEs on a Greater London Authority project operating in 6 London Boroughs and executive business coaching to a range of senior professionals.

She is also a charity trustee and able to advise boards of trustees.

She is married to a Dutch Canadian economist and DIY whizz and together they have 5 grown up kids scattered around Thailand, Holland, France, and UK. She is passionate about international relations and loves to travel when she can get time off from her busy schedule.

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