Clifford has held several senior positions in both industry and practice during his 20 year plus career. Most recently, Clifford was the Partner and Head of Corporate Finance for a medium sized accountancy practice based in Oxford. His main responsibilities were to guide, support and advise the owners of private businesses through corporate transactions including mergers & acquisitions, disposals, management buy-outs/ins and raising debt and equity finance. In addition to his advisory work, Clifford was also responsible for running Transaction Support Services, undertaking financial due diligence, share valuations, business planning and strategy formulation.
Clifford graduated from Nottingham University with an honours degree in 1992, qualified with CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) in 1997 and was awarded the Deans Prize for outstanding academic achievement upon completing his MBA at the University of Oxford’s Said Business School in 2009.