An experienced finance director, Innes qualified as a CA with Coopers & Lybrand where he worked in management consulting, specialising in cost reduction and systems. He spent several years in commercial roles with Dell Corporation in the UK and Ireland. Returning to his native Scotland, he fulfilled a long-held wish to work for a smaller business when he became finance director of a serviced office group.
Following the successful sale of the business, Innes embarked on a career as a freelance Financial Director, working with clients across a range of sectors including social care, property, hospitality and fine art. Having worked with the owners and managers of a wide variety businesses for over a decade, Innes has bought and sold businesses, and refinanced businesses. Most importantly, he has stood alongside the people that founded and grew those businesses as a guide, confidante and friend.