Friday, April 6, 2018
Michael English Joins LSCC as a Director
Following a lifetime working in the automotive sector on business development and general management, he spent many years working overseas based in Egypt, Dubai, Germany, and Russia, more recently in Macedonia and Kosovo.
In 1995 Mike established his own consultancy company Crozier International Ltd. initial working as a one stop shop consultancy operating in Russia successfully launching six companies.
In more recent years has been working on a variety of donor funded projects covering technical assistance, competitiveness and innovation; company restructuring and foreign direct investment.
For the past eleven years his has been involved with many projects in Macedonia; introducing one of the worlds leading automotive catalysis manufacture Johnson Matthey Plc to the country, which went onto established one of the biggest manufacturing investment in the country, this lead the way to encourage many other companies to move their manufacturing base to the country.
More recently has been involved with the Ministry of Education and Science in establishing a "Centre of research and engineering excellence" jointly with Warwick WMG, bringing education and business closer; a MOU was signed in Sept 2016.
Recently involved with setting up a Cyber Security academy with a leading University. Mike, in May 2017 also organised a trade mission for the London Southside Chamber of Commerce to both Macedonia and Kosovo, highly successful with some 16 companies and 30+ members and their partners. MOU were signed with both Country Chambers, resulting in four new International members.