Credo senior team
Fast moving, pragmatic, with a wealth of experience, the Credo team has a proven ability to innovate and deliver results for clients confronted by the challenges of radically changing markets. Our people have a depth of consulting, operational and financial experience across a wide range of industries and geographies.
Chris Molloy, Partner
Chris is Credo's Managing Partner. He has nearly 20 years of international consulting experience across health, utilities and transport as well as support and business services.
Within support services Chris has particular experience in construction, infrastructure services and facilities management.
Chris holds a BSc in Politics and Economics from Bristol University.
Ian Waters, Partner
Ian advises technology business clients with a particular focus on telecoms, software and marketing services. Ian has built a strong reputation advising in challenging markets on restructuring issues and the use of new business models for delivering technology services. Recent themes include: outsourcing networked operations, transactions in the IT industry (buy and sell side), sales management and the effectiveness of agency / client relationships.
Ian has an MA in Natural Sciences from Queens College, Cambridge. Ian has an extensive international career covering strategy, operational consulting and private equity advice and is a founding director of Credo.
Simon Bones, Partner
Simon works predominantly in the broad business services sector, including the outsourcing, distribution, HR and infrastructure services markets. He has particular expertise in M&A work (both buy-side and sell-side) and leads Credo's private equity practice. In addition, he advises corporates in both analytically-based strategy and turnaround situations.
Simon holds an MA in Physics and Philosophy from Magdalen College, Oxford and is one of the founders of Credo.
Torbjorn Smith, Associate Partner
Torbjorn has extensive international experience from the Telecom and IT industries and has worked for many years overseas in New Zealand, UK, US and Japan. He has held a number of senior international positions during his 25 years career and has hands-on experience of numerous Telecoms & IT outsourcing transactions in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. At Credo he specialises in international business issues with a special focus on the Nordic market.
Torbjorn has an MA in Finance and Industrial Marketing from University of Lund in Sweden and an MBA from Washington State University in the US.