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Colin Sykes

 Non Executive Director, CEO

An internationally experienced business leader with a portfolio spanning over four decades and four continents changing the fortunes of businesses. Leverages an immensely broad skill set to drive product development, streamline business operations and deliver the highest quality service to customers and stakeholders alike. Extensive strategic acumen and the ability to see the bigger picture across even the most complex of scenarios. Skilled at developing and directing the implementation of strategies to address any business need. Immersed in environmental, social and governance developments, maintaining up to date knowledge of industry best practice. An advocate for the 4th industrial revolution building the bridge between old tech and new. A confident advisor to aspirational boards as a Non-Executive Director.


  • FTSE 350 company
  • Large (200+ employees) organisation – unlisted
  • Small to Medium Enterprise - SME (10 -199 employees) - listed
  • Small to Medium Enterprise – SME (199+ employees) – unlisted
  • Automotive
  • Building Materials
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Consumer Goods
  • Shipbuilding
  • Wholesale
  • Accounting
  • Governance
  • Business Acumen
  • Change Management
  • Communication
  • Finance & Investments
  • Fundraising
  • Human Resources
  • Policy & Regulation
  • Senior Leadership
  • Strategic Thinking


  • Non Executive
  • Committee Member
  • Advisory Board Member
  • CEO
  • GM/MD
  • Executive Director

Board or Committee Experience

Title Sub Committee Company Name Industry
IndependentAudit & RiskLecicoManufacturing

Executive Career Summary

Title Company Name Industry
CEOAqualisaShower manufacturing
CFOIdeal Standard InternationalCeramics & tap manufacturing
CEOFairline BoatsBoat manufacturing
CEOB3 CablesCable manufacturing
CFOGB AutoMotor Vehicle Assembly
CFOLecicoCeramics Manufacturing
CFOTellermateElectronics Manufacturing}