Akhurst Consulting

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CEO Bruce Akhurst began his independent consulting career in 2004
as a senior advisor to Vodafone UK;  having previously held numerous
Senior and Board-level roles in Marketing and Strategy

 


Bruce Akhurst.  CEO Akhurst Consulting Limited

 

Bruce Akhurst  BSc, MIoD, MCIM (Chartered Marketer) 

In 1989, after an early career spent in manufacturing and consumer goods,
Bruce Akhurst was a founder member of the bid and start-up teams of leading
UK mobile operator one2one.
Having worked for and seen that company launch its revolutionary mobile
phone service in 1993 (growing spectacularly to £1bn turnover in just 6 years)
he subsequently held board level positions at T-mobile, Orange,
Vodafone and Eurostar

With extensive experience across Commercial, Marketing, Brand, NPD, Pricing,
Planning, Operations and Strategy he is well regarded as a Director and non-exec,
hands-on manager, operational trouble-shooter and as a driver and leader
of insight, innovation and change

In the last few years Bruce has worked with The Open University, Ashridge
business School, Vodafone UK, Orange UK, a leading Internet Service Provider,
Eurostar, National Rail Enquiries Ltd, two Venture Capital organisations, Angel
and Corporate investors, has been Commercial and Marketing Director at
South West Trains and Founding Commercial Director and CCO at Social Media
start-up AudioBoo.

His extensive operational and company governance experience thus spans the
full range from 'start-up' to 'blue-chip' in private and public service sectors.

Bruce Akhurst holds a BSc 2.1 Honours degree in Industrial Technology and Management
and has held positions as a senior member of the UK's Marketing Society, the MIoD qualification from the Institute of Directors and
is currently Qualified as a Chartered Marketer with full MCIM grade membership of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.



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