Gary Ecob is a founding partner of Clairfield UK. Gary has nearly 20 years of corporate finance experience across a wide range of sectors with a particular focus on the consumer and business services sectors. He specializes in strategic planning to maximize shareholder value for all types of businesses. He also has in-depth experience working with private equity houses. Prior to joining Clairfield UK, Gary qualified as a chartered accountant with a large national accountancy practice. In the early part of his career, Gary was shortlisted in Birmingham’s Young Professional of the Year awards and was recognized as Young Corporate Finance Advisor of the Year.