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My first foray into the world of franchising was when I set up the Pirtek Belfast franchise business back in 1998, which I owned and operated for six years and which continues to trade in the original premises in Newtownabbey.

  • Sales Management
  • Business Development
  • New Business Development
  • Manufacturing
  • Business Planning
  • Sales
  • Business Strategy

  • Training
  • Team Building
  • Negotiation

  • Product Development
  • Marketing
  • Startups

The name ‘Bigfish’ is a nod to my NI roots and is the name of the very famous sculpture in Belfast of the same name and from which I took my stylised logo. Franchising though is a worldwide phenomenon and I travel regularly through Ireland, UK, and most recently Sweden in the course of my work.