Our Team

We are a well-connected and experienced business development team, able to introduce and market your product, technology or service offering quickly and efficiently to the right companies and future partners throughout the UK.

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Years of Combined Experience

UK and international business development experience

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Industry Sectors

From automotive/aerospace/rail, construction/infrastructure, to energy, health tech & telecoms

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International Markets

Bringing international businesses into the UK and have worked in other countries

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Alan Blunt

Alan has spent 40+ years delivering telecommunications solutions around the globe, leading technology Start-ups and SMEs along with defence industry business transformation programmes. He brings a broad range of industry experiences in corporate business development (regional strategy, due diligence, international development, funding rounds, IPO’s, M&A, innovation), in scaling technology projects and programmes (national defence projects, 5G test beds, technology transfer, IP development) and has a strong track record in delivering customer focused engagement and delivery (sales, marketing, business development, corporate accounts, channel management). Alan speaks fluent German.

Chris Corner

Chris holds a BSc. (Physics), a MSc. (Engineering) and an MBA. He has worked in a number of industries and markets include chemicals, renewable energy generation, renewable transport fuels, inward investment, biomass trading, battery systems, and plastic recycling projects. He has a track record of improving performance, having developed international joint ventures, delivered projects funded by project finance, and supported due diligence processes for investment funding including London Stock Exchange market admission.

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Christina Fielvard

Christina is a highly experienced multi-sector business development specialist. Her skills include feasibility reports, market-entry strategies, and key account management. Christina has many years’ experiences in the ePOS industry, with particular focus on retail & hospitality, as well as in ICT, Telecoms, Aerospace & Defence, Construction and Agriculture. Christina has a law degree, embodies our very practical and results-oriented sales growth approach perfectly and speaks French as well as basic Italian and Spanish.

Martin O'Leary

Martin O’Leary

Martin is a chartered engineer with over 30 years of experience across diverse transportation sectors with extensive component and systems knowledge from programmes in electrical, electronic, software/hardware, mechanical, body/chassis systems and drivelines. He has a comprehensive network of contacts with proven business growth and diversification pedigree. Martin has been working in engineering, development, test, certification and homologation sectors with Tier 1, OEM and blue-chip clients. Martin is an ISO 17025 qualified Technical Manager and independent Technical Assessor and speaks German.

Neil Davies

Neil Davies

Neil has extensive experience in providing leadership for global cross functional teams in product launch, operations, business and product development. He has been working predominantly within the automotive / transportation sectors managing major business units and customer accounts for global blue-chip organisations delivering to a global client base. Neil is an expert problem solver, able to analyse complex operational and commercial issues and provide solutions to improve performance and profitability. Having worked on commercial and operational aspects of JVs and company mergers Neil brings an understanding of business transformation involving organisational, structural and cultural change. Influential at board level with an entrepreneurial hands-on mindset and capable of identifying innovative solutions driving transformation and delivering increased results through extraordinary customer experience.

Nick Thomas

Nick is a marketing specialist who has worked in B2B for over 30 years. His skills include market intelligence and business development, with a focus on feasibility studies, segmentation, market entry strategies and key account management. His primary industry specialism is in construction, but has also worked on numerous projects covering for example ICT and telecommunications. Nick has an MBA and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

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Paddie Murphy

Paddie has worked in health innovation for over 25 years with a career that spans R&D, technology transfer, IP management, clinical trials and evaluation, business support and mentoring. She provides support for early-stage companies in the biotech, medtech, digital and diagnostics sectors exploring business models, market access, regulation, procurement and strategic collaborations. With an in-depth understanding of the UK health system and an extensive personal network, Paddie can provide advice, insight, options, guidance, best practice and access to specialist knowledge and expertise. Paddie holds a first-class honours degree and PhD from University College Dublin.

Paul Broadaway

Paul has a long track record in aviation/aerospace and is experienced in both maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) and manufacturing. He has worked worldwide in a business development capacity for several multi-national organisations, in addition to programme management for high-profile and sizeable budget projects. Paul has worked with start-up aerospace companies, delivering new product from design through testing to airworthiness certification.

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Robert Hunt

Robert has over 25 years experience in setting up and scaling UK subsidiaries in the construction sector with detailed knowledge of the regulatory frameworks within the industry and provides advice and hands-on assistance in establishing market demand and early stage growth in the complex and interdependent routes to market that typify the industry. As well as developing and executing sales and marketing strategies for successful market entry, Robert is able to offer support in recruiting, mentoring and leading sales, service and distribution teams as well as identifying appropriate financial and legal partnerships necessary for UK limited companies or branches. Robert has extensive experience and contacts in offsite manufacturing and modern methods of construction, specification and distribution channels within the building products sector and new product innovation in all building disciplines, including construction plant.

Stefan Sänger

Stefan has been working in the automotive parts and engineering industry for more than 30 years. He gained his experience working for several UK based automotive companies, selling highly engineered parts and/or engineering services to mainly European based vehicle manufacturers and their suppliers. Stefan has an extensive network of contacts at all levels (R&D, product engineering, purchasing and senior management) in European markets.

Wolfgang Dieter

After studying business, Wolfgang developed opportunities for the UK chemical industry throughout Europe and set up and ran a sales office in Germany. In 2009 he co-founded Konduit to support overseas companies, particularly SMEs, which are offering high-quality and innovative solutions but lack the time/experience to enter the UK market effectively. Wolfgang has since been involved in trade and investment activities in a variety of UK industry sectors.