31 October 2012

Odgers Interim builds on Public Sector practice with new appointment

Odgers Interim – the specialist in interim management appointments – has further strengthened its core team after appointing Suresh Lal to its Public Sector interim management practice.
Suresh’s new role as a consultant will see him placing interim executives across all social housing registered providers in the UK.  After graduating with an Honours degree in Geography from Brunel University, Suresh worked as a trainee auditor with the Audit Commission before joining Michael Page where he spent six and half years working with social housing clients across London  successfully delivering on a number of senior interim appointments.

Originally from Wolverhampton, Suresh now resides permanently in London and will be based out of the London office. 

Grant Speed, Managing Director of Odgers Interim, commented: “Our Public Sector practice is an integral and growing part of the business and Suresh’s arrival is the next step in its evolution. He boasts some first class experience and is already adding real value to an already dynamic team.”

Suresh added: “Odgers Interim is renowned for its talent and expertise so I’m delighted to now be part of that. My remit is UK wide which allows me to get a full understanding of the marketplace as well as the specific needs of our clients and candidates. The next few months will be challenging but I know there is real scope for development which is an exciting prospect.”

Suresh can be contacted as follows:

Direct line: +4
4 207 529 6342

Mobile:+44 7796 133 483

Email:  Suresh.Lal@odgers.com


This month we held our annual West Midlands SME dinner at The Hippodrome in Birmingham. The invited audience, which was comprised of some the region’s leading SME business figures, heard from Stewart Towe CBE – Group Managing Director of Hadley Industries Holdings Ltd – and from Nick Johnson who is a Partner at Mazars which co-hosted the night. The theme of the night was ‘West Midlands: A powerhouse for advanced engineering’. You can see all the photos from the evening in the Events section of our website.

October also saw the Odgers Interim 2012 Programme and Project Management Seminar at the Institute of Directors, Pall Mall. Our guests, who came from across the corporate world, heard from Stephen Carver - Lecturer in Project & Programme Management at Cranfield University. The seminar titled – “68% of Projects and Programmes fail – Stephen Carver will show you how to avoid the traps” summarised his insight and experience to highlight why many companies fail to manage programmes and projects successfully.


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