The Aydon UK team - Curriculum Vitae

Aydon ConsultantsHelen Lyons
Aydon CEO and Project and Client Management Director

Professional Experience

International Experience - 11 years at Aydon Consultants working with international companies exporting, importing, procurement, sourcing, research and project management

Employment and Career

2001 - Present: CEO and Project and Client Management Director, Aydon Consultants Ltd, Monmouthshire, UK, business and trade services: market assessment and analysis on European companies and products, report and development plan, identification, profiling and contacting potential partners in Scandinavia, Spain and UK, negotiations, acquisition, joint-venture, setting-up a business, management of a portfolio of clients in various sectors: flood defence, security, internet surveys, printing, consumer products, key accounts include sourcing and procurement for the pet industry (UK and China), and “Smart Garment Technology” with Tampera University, Finland acting on behalf of a major Chinese manufacturer under consultancy retainer. Responsible for international promotion of Weihai Government (China) arranging road shows and seminars.

1994/2001: Personal Account Manager, LTSB Bank, UK, Investment advice, lending, account management, team building, sales marketing, sales training, trouble shooting, throughout 6 regions in the UK.

1983/1994: Director of a Catering Operation, Lyons Catering, UK, responsible for marketing and sales as well as responsible for production and delivery and quality control.

1976/1983: Branch Manager, Watches of Switzerland, Bristol and London, UK, training and development of all staff in customer relations, sales and servicing, organising seminars and award ceremonies, cooperate marketing, and day to day running of branch including close liaison with suppliers and manufacturers in Switzerland

1998 Personal Account Manager & Lending diploma, LTSB University, UK
1994 Certificate of Counseling, Central School of Counseling & Therapy, London UK