Andrew Roden


Magherafelt, United Kingdom


I have over 15 years of experience working across multiple industries (Investment Management, Banking, Telecoms and Specialty chemicals), reporting into executive management (CEO and CFO) and business owners with a focus on strategic finance. My key areas of experience are in corporate finance, forecasting and modelling, financial analysis, and general CFO special projects. I have delivered on numerous special projects for Executive Officers including strategic dashboards, detailing performance analysis and forecasting scenarios, to enable senior management to make more informed financial and strategic decisions. These initiatives have included raising capital, refinancing, mergers and acquisitions and general financial forecasting and budgeting. Having worked across numerous industries and working environments I can quickly understand the fundamentals and key performance drivers of your business to help you with your strategic priorities.

Domain experience

Relevant Total Experience: 15 years

Seniority Level: Senior

Sector Experience: 

Diversified Commercial Banks Electronic Funds Transfer and Transaction Services Investment Funds Telecommunication Services


Skilled in: Corporate Strategy, Divestitures, Commercial Due Diligence, Financial Due Diligence, Term Sheet, Contractual Agreements, M&A Negotiations, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Strategic Finance, Investor Relations, Sell-side M&A, Corporate Development

Technical Skills: Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office

Languages: English

Work Experience

AJR Advisory




- Now

I provide interim corporate finance resource to Companies who require specialist finance assistance with specific projects from divestments, sell side M&A, capital raising, investor relations or other ad hoc financial analysis. I have worked on various assignments, with Senior Executives and owners, from longer term corporate finance support assignments to one-off financial reports or other short term ad hoc projects. I use underlying company financial and operational data to evaluate long term trends across various KPIs to help build a narrative for past performance and to better understand drivers for future performance.

Roydene Partners

Part-time Corporate Finance Consultant



- Now

Roydene Partners provides corporate finance services to SMEs. To date projects have been on the sell side of M&A transactions where I have been providing lead advisory services as part of M&A processes. My focus has been on managing the financial due diligence and quality of earnings processes, from a sell-side perspective, ensuring that information is disclosed in a timely manner and is true and accurate.

Small World Financial Services

Interim Strategic Finance Consultant



- 1/11/2022

Successfully led the working capital analysis and medium-term model workstreams as part of a strategy turnaround and capital injection, working closely with the Private Equity Investment Director and the Senior Executive (CEO and CFO). The analysis was a crucial element in building the narrative for the successful request of a capital injection to help fund further growth.


Interim Debt Investor Relations Specialist



- 1/6/2022

Following a Private Equity backed leveraged buyout ($4.5bn) from a quoted entity, I facilitated the set-up of the debt Investor Relations function for the new entity covering c. $3.5bn of senior term and high yield debt. This included designing the external investor reporting template as well as directing the analysis of the operational and financial management information to anticipate potential lines of questioning from investors. I then fed this analysis into a live Q&A document that was used by the CFO and CEO as part of investor calls.

Digicel Group Limited

Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Development



- 1/7/2020

Lead and managed the Investor Relations function of Digicel Group, reporting to the Group CFO, covering the holders of $7 billion of Senior Secured Term Loans and High Yield Bonds. This included through a significant balance sheet restructuring which saw outstanding debt reduced by c. 20%. I was also responsible for managing the live 5 year model (excel based) which was used to underpin the operational performance outlook for the Group and formed the basis for negotiations between investors for the balance sheet restructuring. I managed all the external investor reporting for the Group, including compiling all the supporting materials and scripts for the CEO/CFO to use during investor calls.


Queen's University

Economics and Finance



- 1/6/2005

Economics and Finance modules

CFA Society

Financial Analysis



- 1/9/2013

Corporate Finance Institute

Financial Analysis



- 1/1/2022

Various Modelling and Valuation modules

Licenses / Certificates

CFA Institute

Chartered Financial Analyst Charter