Rupert ***** Senior commercial leader, complex commercial arrangements, joint ventures and asset procurement. Bidding, risk, negotiation.

Winchester £750 - £1,200 per day
Business advisoryConsultancyInterim managementNon-Executive Director

Personal Profile

A senior commercial leader with experience in complex commercial arrangements, successfully originating, bidding and managing big ticket projects.  Innovative thinker, able to dispassionately assess risk to design effective commercial arrangements delivering key stakeholder objectives.  A team player, though wiling to challenge the status quo, and strong leader mentoring and developing teams.

  • Various divisional board memberships including major UK defence business.
  • Successfully led contract dispute resolution on £80m pa contract.
  • Successfully bid and contract managed £1bn defence PFI.
  • Originated/Business developed infrastructure projects in UK and internationally in transport, defence, justice and other government facing sectors.
  • Led the commercial delivery for a major UK defence service contractor.
  • Successfully procured over £130m of assets, delivered on time and budget.

Seeking challenging commercial role, bidding or managing complex projects.



Available from: Now

Willing to relocate


Aerospace & Defence, Central Government, Commerce & Industry, Facilities Management, Strategy & Business Development, Supply Chain Management
Last updated: 10 January, 2020


2016-2019 Commercial Director, Defence at Serco
2014-2016 Head of Commercial at Serco
2007-2014 Finance and Commercial Director, Group Business Development and Strategy at Serco

Education & Professional Qualifications

1989 Chartered Accountant (Fellow) at Institute of Chartered Accountants
1986 BSc(Eng) Production Engineering at University of Birmingham