As businesses plan for economic recovery, there is an opportunity to learn lessons from recent events such as the pandemic in order to build a more resilient operating structure.
Paul has been instrumental in defining, managing, and delivering high-profile OpEx, transformation, and performance improvement programmes internationally across a variety of industries. These include Industrial sectors, FMCG, infrastructure, aerospace, life sciences and automotive. Having previously held executive roles in industry with Carbolite (Managing Director), JCB Excavators, and Peugeot Motors (Faurecia Tier 1), Paul is able to operate effectively at ‘granular shopfloor’ and Board levels, blending hands-on activities with strategic thinking to deliver sustainable change and profitable growth for his clients.
A Chartered Engineer and business professional (MSc, BEng, CEng), in 2014, Paul was the winner of the Management Consultancies Association award for ‘Performance Improvement in the Private Sector’, and awarded the overall ‘Project of the Year’ with Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions.
Insights from Paul Cooper
The pandemic has provided a
reminder of just how unpredictable patterns of supply and demand can be. Customers now expect a rapid, demand-driven approach to order fulfilment.
Onshoring could prove a rewarding post-pandemic recovery strategy for many UK-based OEMs, but are they ready to take advantage of this value-driving opportunity?