Brian Watt BSc MDA CEng MIET ACIArb
Brian Watt is the Managing Director of Bottom Line Improvement Processes. He is a Chartered Engineer with a background in electronics, telecommunications and radar and is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He has a successful track record at Senior Management in both the Public and Private Sectors working at the buyer/seller interface. His vast experience includes working at General Management level in a major electronics company with a turnover of over £120m and in a small IT/software company with a turnover of £1.5m. His practical experience in Procurement, Contract Law, Contract Negotiations and Contract & Sub-Contract Management has been gained whilst making "bottom line" improvements within large multi-nationals and small privately owned businesses and is augmented by a business masters degree in which he majored in procurement, contracting & marketing. He has led multi-disciplined teams on major business and contractual negotiations and has conducted consultancy & training programmes in the Far East, the Middle East, and the North American Continent and throughout Europe.
His teaching, consultancy and coaching skills were honed whilst heading up the Commercial consultancy and tutoring group at the GEC management college at Dunchurch. Delivering a combination of consultancy and a range of open and bespoke programmes his client list spans the private sector, the public sector and the third sector and includes all the major arms of the former GEC conglomerate as well as BAE Systems, Rolls Royce, Lloyds TSB, Caterpillar Inc, Atlas Copco, Total Oil, Saudi Aramco, Coventry City Council, Warwickshire County Council, Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council & PCT, Milton Keyes Council & PCT, Ealing Borough Council, City of Sunderland Council the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO), National Children's Home (NCH) and Durham County Constabulary.
He designed and gained academic accreditation from Coventry University for the MBA in Commercial Management and was guest tutor in the University of International Business & Economics in Beijing. He has experience in the university environment as an associate tutor of Cranfield University and as a teaching associate of Staffordshire University. His taught portfolio covers the commercial aspects of the project life cycle and includes: