The Covid-19 Organisation

By The Covid-19 Organisation, Apr 21, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Organisations, regardless of the industry they are in, are currently facing headwinds they have not previously experienced....

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Patrick Woods

As Head of Commercial Development, Patrick Woods is responsible for managing the implementation of all strategic business development initiatives on behalf of the prospects and clients of Avida. Having commenced his career lecturing in Economics at the Dundalk Institute of Technology Business School, Patrick joined Standard Life’s Irish investment team in Edinburgh in the mid-1990s, initially as Economist and Equities analyst. Over the subsequent decade, he went on to manage multi-asset portfolios joining the organisation’s global asset allocation committee. Following this, Patrick was tasked with establishing the organisation in Europe. He achieved considerable success, with the firm becoming a leading asset manager in the Dutch institutional marketplace. More recently, he was responsible for the management and development of key relationships incorporating clients in North America and Scandinavia.

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Location: Edinburgh
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Posts by Patrick Woods

Patrick Woods

Why Accurate Reporting Is Key To Improving Customer Satisfaction

Jan 29, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Its true that life was a lot simpler thirty years ago. News reports appeared ...

Patrick Woods

The Importance Of Business Disaster Recovery Plans: Investors And Pension Funds Can Learn Much From The Military's Approach To Risk And Crisis Management.

Jan 28, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Military commanders face ambiguous and fast-moving circumstances, which can ...

Patrick Woods

Is There A Conflict Between Business Growth Aspirations And What Is In The Client's Best Interest?

Jan 23, 2020 12:33:18 PM

I know of few entrepreneurs whose ambition is it to preside over a declining or ...

Patrick Woods

Is There A Role For Data In The Client Retention Process?

Jan 21, 2020 10:15:32 AM

Everyone talks about the power of Big Data. We are told these huge volumes of ...

Patrick Woods

Growing Your Business Organically And Successfully Requires A Deeper Understanding Of Your Organisation

Jan 14, 2020 10:30:30 AM

I’m a great believer in the importance of organisational culture. Like ...

Patrick Woods

What Does Customer Satisfaction In The Financial Services Industry Look Like?

Jan 9, 2020 11:04:14 AM

During the Christmas break, I treated my ever-expanding family to a few days at ...

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It's The Time Of Year When Many Financial Sector Institutions Set Out Predictions For The Year Ahead

Jan 8, 2020 10:45:00 AM

We’ve decided to have a go. Our selection contains at least a few you may be ...

Patrick Woods

Can Only Financial Market Professionals Design A Crisis Management Plan For Finance Businesses?

Dec 19, 2019 10:00:00 AM

I have experienced numerous crises in the global environment during my career. ...

Patrick Woods

If We Could Choose Our Business Growth Model Which Route Would We Go Down - To Develop Organically Or By Acquisition?

Dec 18, 2019 10:15:00 AM

Businesses are established in response to a perceived client need. Growth ...


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