Johnny Martin is an experienced Finance Director who now passionately explains business numbers and jargon. He is the author of the highly acclaimed book “Understanding Your Business Finances” and his workshops have been awarded “High Impact” status by Global Entrepreneurship Week.
He is a British Library Business & IP Centre partner and Mentor for the School of Communication Arts – the world’s best advertising school. He is the entrepreneur in residence at the London College of Fashion and Finance Coach for the Royal College of Art’s Innovation Unit.
His wide ranging commercial experience as an FD and MD includes trade sales and raising investment, in sectors as diverse as film, e-learning and food to name a few. It is this wide-ranging sector experience which means that he can bring his training to life with real stories and examples.
Johnny is based in Somerset where he runs his own self-storage business. He enjoys messing about on boats and off-road running.
START UP SPEED MENTORING AT BRITISH LIBRARY
The British Library Business & IP Centre hosted their day startup day - a great free opportunity to learn and get new ideas thanks to Sponsorship from Santander. The Numbers Coach was speed mentoring on cash flow - lots of great business ideas and founders. The event was opened by life coach and great buddy Rasheed Ogunlaru.
ACCOUNTING FOR BOHEMIANS
The Numbers coach running an outdoor workshop at the Idler Tent at Port Eliot
FORECASTING FOR FOOD: WHAT INVESTORS WANT TO SEE
Johnny led a session as part of Bread & Butter’s ‘Startup Studios’ masterclass events. The attendees were aspiring entrepreneurs and producers in the first 0-18 months of trading.
BUSINESS FOR BOHEMIANS SEMINAR
Get on Top of your Finances, with The Idler. If you’re a freelancer or entrepreneur, now is the time to get on top of your accounting systems, financial planning and spreadsheets.
BRITISH LIBRARY BUSINESS & IP CENTRE 10TH ANNIVERSARY START UP DAY
The Numbers Coach gives 1:1 advice
BRITISH LIBRARY BUSINESS & IP CENTRE’S OPEN EVENING SERIES
At this event: ‘Knowing Your Numbers - What Investors Expect to See and Expect You to Know’, the Numbers Coach guided participants through the key numbers to secure business investment.
SPEED MENTORING AT THE BUSINESS & IP CENTRE’S DIGITAL SEASON
Mentoring session focussed on growing your business online. Trusted advice from Johnny and other experts on the topic of boosting online presence.
NATIONAL BUSINESS MENTORING CONFERENCE
Association of Business Mentors’s National Business Mentoring Conference – ‘Mentoring with the Key Numbers’
ACADEMY LIVE AT TOP DRAWER
The Numbers Coach runs a ‘Create your Cash Flow” workshop at Top Drawer exhibition in Olympia.
GET CLEAR ON CASH FLOW AT THE TALBOT MELLS
Johnny talks ‘Numbers and Business Plans’ at the Talbot Inn
BRITISH LIBRARY WEBINAR
A Webinar special with Johnny Martin. Taking questions on all things Cashflow
INTERNET OF THINGS CONFERENCE
The Numbers Coach in Oxford speaking at a Nominet sponsored Internet of Things conference
ACCELERATOR LONDON SUMMER LAUNCHPAD
Having fun with the numbers with participants at the London Accelerator Summer LaunchPad
SCHOOL ENTERPRISE DAY
Downside School Enterprise Day led by the Numbers Coach. Students worked in teams to develop a business idea to help local charity Harrys Hydro. The winning idea was to set up an open air cinema screened on the Abbey wall.
‘Understanding Numbers’ at Babington House – Helping business owners better understand the world of financial jargon, Johnny spoke about EBITDA, pre and post money valuation, and why profit isn’t the same as cash! Workshop feedback: “Hi Johnny – I thought it was completely fab! Very clear, completely unpatronising and also very encouraging”