SME corporate governance

At Nestor Advisors, we understand the business realities, challenges and opportunities that face the owners and senior management of small and medium enterprises. Our focus is to provide a range of proven, fit for purpose and cost effective corporate governance services that are tailored to individual clients and deliver a tangible impact on your business.

Whether a start-up business or an established enterprise seeking a new wave of growth or expansion, we take time to understand your business and to devise the optimum tailored solution based on the best practices in corporate governance.

Our services are clearly defined in scope, with fixed fees and clear milestones, no hidden extras. We are there to support you throughout the execution of the agreed corporate governance actions. Our expert advisors use a highly personal approach supported by proven tools and processes, to ensure alignment and leadership competence at all levels in the organization to the vision, business plan and the governance culture that is set by the owners / board of directors.

The services we offer cover all aspects of corporate governance and it is our SME focus, expertise and specialist knowledge that sets us apart to become a trusted partner to your business.

Summary of our services:

  • CG Framework: Complete bespoke corporate governance solution.
  • Board of Director review: Comprehensive review to improve board operations and effectiveness.
  • Excom operations: Ensuring the executive leadership is competent and understand its governance role.
  • Enterprise Risk Management: Establishing effective risk management and control systems in the business. Please click here for more information.
  • Family governance: Supporting all areas of the relationship between family and business. Please click here for information on our services for family businesses.

    For more information on our SME corporate governance services, please contact John Merrigan

Our team:

  • John Merrigan: Read more
    John is a senior advisor with Nestor Advisors focusing on corporate governance best practices and execution for SME clients.

    John is a highly experienced senior executive with a track record of leadership and execution of strategy in the global downstream oil & gas sector, following a 21 year international career with Shell and Chevron. He spent 5 years as CEO of a large family business in the UAE, supporting them and other family businesses to successfully align family members to implement succession planning, risk management and family office strategies.

    Prior to joining Nestor Advisors, John ran his own corporate governance advisory practice for 3 years, based in Dubai, with clients throughout the Middle East region. His practice completed over 70 corporate governance projects helping SME clients achieve tangible business results. His industry governance expertise includes the following sectors: oil & gas, education, insurance, healthcare, food, hotels, construction, manufacturing, events management, communications, technology and brand / marketing agencies.

    Born in Dublin - Ireland, John is a business graduate of Dublin City University & Graduate Member of the UK Institute of Personnel Management. His work experience has enabled him to visit and work in more than 60 countries around the globe, and he is skilled at consulting across different cultures. Read less

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