Nick Exley

Innovation and Growth Specialist

“I work with SME’s to help them reach their growth potential”

Nick has over twenty years of management consultancy, focused on delivering exceptional customer service experience in a wide range of small and medium sized businesses, blue chip companies and household names across many sectors.

Confident in leading and supporting strategic initiatives across multiple teams using the Lean Six Sigma continuous improvement toolkit, business improvement tools and techniques to develop practical innovative solutions to business problems.

He has a strong grounding in project and change management techniques delivering transformational change and operational excellence, building capability and confidence across a wide range of areas in businesses.

Nick’s interventions within assist innovative SME’s in improving efficiency, building resilience and releasing working capital to be available for internal match-funding for grant, debt and equity growth initiatives.

In one sentence, what do you do at BIC?

I am an Innovate UK Business Growth (previously Innovate UK EDGE) Innovation and Growth specialist and SMART Innovation specialist, so I work with SME’s to help them reach their growth potential           

Are there skills you’d like the opportunity to develop in the future?     

Interested in working with more Food, Drink & Leisure companies         

What advice would you give your past self?     

The journey is the destination, enjoy the journey!         

What recent innovation has inspired you?       

Better, Value, Sooner, Safer, Happier – Recent best seller book by Jonathan Smart          

What are your key skills?         

Facilitating businesses to achieve their potential

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