Who We Are

Our Specialist Management Partners

Execution is central to Ampios’s signature strength. We have a specially selected panel of close associates with whom we have been collaborating for over a decade, and can bring a mix of talent pool together to suit project needs in areas such as Project Management, Executive Search and Selection, Restructuring and Turnaround, Online marketing and strategies, Branding and Marketing.

john boydell

John Boydell, LLB

A corporate-commercial lawyer with over thirty-five years experience working closely with management teams in businesses across a variety of sectors. Through good times and recessions, understanding appropriate strategies for ambitious clients in both UK and international transactions has made John a trusted advisor for companies seeking growth or renewal. An entrepreneur in his own right, John formed, in 1998, his own internet services company, which developed its own secure money transmission and online shopping software, was an ISP and offered early access to VOIP services. A long list of contacts, both domestic and international, helps early advances in many projects, including those seeking additional funding or off-market opportunities. John is representing Ampios’s UK team. John studied law at the University of Liverpool and at the UK’s College of Law. He is an experienced non-executive director and board chairman.

David Fatkin Ampios Consultant

David Fatkin, ACA

A Chartered Accountant with PWC London and with 25+ years in business leadership positions delivering performance improvement across multiple industry sectors, often in situations of cash shortage and strategic challenge. As MD or in FD positions, have worked extensively with family owned and SME private equity funded enterprise in early and growth phases, and with plc’s including BAE Systems; GSK, CarnaudMetalbox and Sports Direct. Working with senior teams to find solutions typically begins with incisive understanding of financial performance and trends, and rapidly develops into dealing with root causes. Achieved Accredited Mediator status in 2018 to formally build on extensive experience of negotiation and finding agreement between parties in a business setting.

Kristopher Ball MBA

Kris Ball, MBA

With over 10 years of senior experience in Leisure & Hospitality, 10 years of Retail Management, Kristopher has an in depth knowledge of all fundamental aspects of business and a well known record of consistent delivery.After over 16 years of industry experience, Kristopher also obtained the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with The University of Liverpool. Kristopher has also worked along-side senior leaders in strategic roles: from the development of overall company values and strategy, to an array of operational projects, shaping company operations, service and commerciality. Kristopher has key skills and experience in the following areas: Strategic Development & Business Model Innovation, Customer Service Improvement, Journey Mapping Employee Engagement and Development Operational Effectiveness, Commercial Set-Up, Sales Management, Entrepreneurship & Start-Up Support.

Martyn Jones

Martyn Jones, C.Chem FRSC

Martyn is a highly respected Chair, Board Member, Director and Senior Executive with a wealth of expertise and diverse experience gained across a very broad range of business sectors. He has occupied senior positions in FTSE100, SME companies, charities and professional bodies and acted as Independent Board Adviser to companies and Mentor for numerous key individuals. His vast experience means that he is able to help with issues of leadership, strategic direction, change management, business process streamlining, performance management and customer service. His supportive, engaging nature coupled with his natural dynamic leadership, honesty, diplomacy and infectious enthusiasm enable him to encourage high performing Boards to deliver pragmatic and commercially focused solutions to even the most challenging problems. Martyn’s analytical thinking and natural curiosity enable him to offer challenging questions and be a loyal “critical friend” to the businesses and individuals with which he works.

John Fearon

John Fearon

An entrepreneurial, imaginative and energetic Business Consultant focusing on corporate Sales, Business Development, Team Building and Leadership. Combining strong interpersonal, influencing & negotiation skills with proven ability in strategic thinking, marketing, deal structuring and process implementation. Diverse business skill set and experience: trained under the “Kite Company Director Programme” run by BDO Stoy Heyward; Regional Manager at Morgan Stanley-Quilter implementing intermediary distribution infrastructure; Business Consultancy/NED services to several emerging Investment Companies; 3rd party funds and services distributor to boutique Investment Managers; MD of Irish resident investment management company and UCITS Fund Director; speaker on Irish Funds NED circuit; 30 year association with Royal Navy as a Warfare Officer, trained at BRNC Dartmouth, Royal Navy Leadership Academy, RNHQ (North) and Defence Academy of the United Kingdom.

Ed Christiano

Ed Christiano

Ed made his start as a film technician on movies and music videos in Hollywood, work that included sound, picture & music editing as well as location sound recording. One highlight was working on Michael Jackson’s ‘Rock With You’ and ‘She’s Out of My Life’ music videos. From there he spent two years as an Art Director and an operations manager for a wall décor/craft kit manufacturer in Sun Valley, California. Having met his wife from Blackpool, they set off to spend some time back in her home town and wound up staying there. Ed’s first job in the UK was developing novelty electronic gift products in 1990. After three years he started a design company and built up a team doing work for both public and private sectors.

robert hutchinson

Robert Hutchinson, MBA, MIPD, ICF

Before getting involved in Ampios, Robert spent over thirty years in HR in the drinks industry where he was Head of HR for Diageo Ireland and in retail as HR Director for the Superquinn chain of supermarkets. He has a wide range of strategic, functional, commercial and consulting skills and is committed to creating an impact that focuses on delivering a sustainable commercial return. His core talent lies in working with top teams and shareholders and deploy a range of performance management strategies and leadership coaching. Robert holds a MBA from Cranfield Business School, UK. He is also a member of the International Coaching Federation.

shay lynch

Shay Lynch

Shay is Ampios’s Lean specialist. He is a qualified Engineer with over 17 years industrial, consulting & business experience. Throughout these years Shay worked through many sectors ranging from Automotive, Electronic, Medical Device, Postal, traditional manufacturing, renewable energy, with excellent international experience, teaching companies firstly how to become effective and then how to sustain this process themselves. Shay has always been fascinated with operations excellence. No matter what business, what sector or what size, developing efficient & effective processes will ABSOLUTELY improve on your current positioning. Transferring pressure from people onto systems is at the core of our scalability approach for our growth clients, once the wealth creation strategy is crafted.

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