Marc Stone

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Marc joined the Catapult in November 2015 as interim CFO. He brings a passion for technology, innovation, entrepreneurship and Midland’s regional development; playing an ambassadorial role for the University of Birmingham, where he is a member of the Birmingham Business School Advisory Board having participated with the University and local businesses on many initiatives since 2008.

Marc has over 20 years’ experience in corporate turnaround, transformation and change leadership having started up several operations in the airline sector as well as leading several acquisition integrations. As a Finance Director at 26, Marc had success in securing public international funding for capital projects at GEC Marconi, working in the UK with AWM and EMDA. He has a wealth of experience derived from senior roles in many sectors as diverse as aeronautical engineering and logistics to healthcare and telecoms.

Marc has been active regionally with the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and Institute of Directors.

A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Marc also has a BCom in Accounting and Finance from the University of Birmingham and is a Lean Six Sigma green belt.