Mike Atkinson

Commercial Director

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Mike is an experienced Commercial Director who has experience working in the construction industry within the UK, Arabian Gulf and Asia.

At Rise, Mike combines his commercial skills on projects with carrying out commercial duties for the business as a whole. Mike is the financial conduit between the projects and reporting on financial performance to the Board.

In liaison with the Business Unit Leaders, he pulls together the yearly budgets and on a monthly basis carries out financial reviews analysing profit / loss, risks to the business and potential workload.

Mike is adept in preparing consolidated reports including projects, overheads, accruals/reserves, Year To Date and whole year projections, unallocated staff analysis, monthly movements of profit / turnover and re-conciliations of organisation / preliminary costs and non-recoverable items as well as cash flows.

Prior to Rise, Mike worked at Mace and grew the commercial team from 1 to 150 whilst the business grew from £250k turnover to £750m by 2008. His status also rose from being the first Commercial Manager to becoming the first Group Commercial Director directly responsible to the CEO and the Main Board.

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