Simon Lamb

Simon Lamb

About-turn Interim Management Ltd
The White House
Low Street
DN10 4PS

Tel: 01427 848 298
Fax: 01427 848 298 (Call first)
Mobile:07836 379 815



Case Studies
PMS Diecasting
Core Disciplines
General Management

Supply Chain

Key Skills & Services:

Simon has a strong and successful track record of helping his clients improve their performance through helping them introduce change and innovation into their business.

Career Background:

Simon has extensive experience of managing SMEs at the highest level which provides him with a key skill to understand issues quickly and then assist an organisation to develop strategies to unblock the process and move forward. He has been working since 2001 as a consultant specialising in strategic change in organisations and has worked with hundreds of organisations in that capacity.

Simon also has extensive experience working with most sectors (including voluntary and social enterprise) in start-ups, business planning, strategic change, performance improvement, and feasibility studies as a consultant and coach and mentor.

Simon works as a coach and mentor for NBV, High Growth East Midlands, East Midlands School for Social Enterprise, MAS EM, MAS Yorkshire and Humber, Business Link as well as for his own private clients. He is also an EMDA Business Champion. 

Industry sectors:

Manufacturing, SMEs, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Social, Consultancy and Service organisations


1970               BSc Mechanical Engineering (Hons) - University of Bath

1978               MSc Marketing & Management - University of Warwick Business School

1985               Chartered Engineer; Member Institute of Marine Engineers

1990               Chartered Marketer; Fellow Chartered Institute of Marketing

2009               Diploma in Strategic Business Coaching

2009               Fellow Chartered Institute of Management


Registered with the Business Link National Consultants Register 


Simon has over 30 year’s business experience.  He has extensive knowledge of business development, strategy and growth and has spent the last 8 years advising companies, specifically at CEO/Board level, on a wide range of matters.  He has an MD level background in an international plc and has personal experience of entrepreneurial activities, enabling him to bring insight and transferable skills from a structured corporate environment as well as from an investor/founder perspective.

He combines a strategic approach with practical, workable solutions.  Simon always delivers - his track record with About-turn interim Management Ltd demonstrates his ability to achieve turnaround, profitable growth and culture change in start-ups, manufacturing, engineering and service businesses. Simon has also helped not-for-profit organisations such as charities, social enterprises, voluntary and community bodies in order to develop sustainable approaches to operational, financial and organisational issues.  He is a trusted coach and mentor to a number of Chief Executives.

Simon brings proven expertise and professional qualifications in engineering/manufacturing and in sales and marketing, and is an accredited MAS (Manufacturing Advisory Service – a national, UK government sponsored initiative) coach & consultant.  In these capacities he has assisted many manufacturing firms, delivered growth through performance improvement, strategic change, planning and the implementation of lean solutions. 

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