Richard Gaudin

Senior Business Consultant

“As Senior Business Consultant for The Summit, I bring strong experience in owning, running and growing successful businesses of all sizes. My skills with people enable me to extract the best from our clients and their teams, ensuring we are closely aligned and firmly focused on outcomes.”

With over 20 years as an entrepreneur and Commercial and Business Development Director for global businesses as well as start-ups and SMEs in the digital sector, Richard brings a depth of experience across commercial and business development strategy that is invaluable for our diverse client base.

An experienced consultant and astute advisor in commercial and business development strategy, Richard’s strong capability in digital projects enables him to bridge the gap between business and technical concepts, ensuring that business value is always delivered.

“What excites me most about the tech landscape currently? The high pace of change in the industry. It never stands still.”

Many years of experience deep in the technology sector mean that Richard is an expert in harnessing the power of business analytics to inform strategic decision making and enhance visibility and measurement across a variety of business metrics, always ensuring that value is delivered and measured from business activity and third party relationships.

As a business owner for over a decade, Richard has been involved with a number of M&A transactions as both buyer and seller, as well as overseeing the post-acquisition integrations across the structural, operation and digital elements of those deals.

“I was drawn to The Summit for its excitement and entrepreneurial approach; we are a tight-knit team with a modern outlook. I enjoy a good flexible, open and fun culture, and bring this attitude to everything I do.”

Richard is also a keen cyclist who races in local events and is highly placed on the Jersey cycling scene. Previously a national level swimmer, Richard enjoys a variety of sports and travel, and, when he’s not in the office, can be found either on his bike or on his boat.

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