Our Services

Business Planning and Governance Wide

Business Planning, Strategy and Governance

  • Helping businesses develop correct and robust structures to support with growth and withstand market challenges
  • Governance and best practice structures review and advice including Risk Register
  • Business plan and strategy review and advice
  • Non-executive director services
Market Analysis Wide

Market Assessment & Entry

  • Define focus markets and cities, market and sector sizing, competitor analysis
  • Define target clients and stakeholders and develop the client engagement strategy
  • Define market entry requirements by entity type, franchisee search and selection, regulations, operations and finance through P&L
  • Business planning and strategy development
  • Business function transformation
Customer Engagement Wide

Client Engagement Strategy

  • Define the ‘Company Approach’ to market linked to corporate values acting as a guide to both the team and clients as to how they will engage or be engaged with
  • Development of a full marketing and comms plan creating brand, capability and need awareness
  • Learning and Development training for teams on market awareness and soft skills
  • Development of Account/contract management processes
Sales Development Wide

Sales Development & Bid Management

  • Ensure a consultative led approach to opportunities
  • Define and develop Sales and BD structures that ensure you are well resourced to target key markets and build pipelines and win rates
  • Corporate level oversight of bids, engagement and compliance, defined and approved costings
  • Direct support to you and your teams for major campaigns and bids
  • Sales and Capture Transformation
  • Soft skills development
MandA Wide

M&A and Partner Identification

  • Business brokerage supporting those looking to invest or to exit
  • Market capability assessment of potential investment targets
  • Identification and qualification of potential investment opportunities

Our company is on a high growth plane and a key region for us has been Middle East. Alistair/SGI Partners has provided some key advice on market entry and customer engagement as we look to build our business in markets across the GCC and specifically Qatar.

CEO UK Cyber provider

Alistair demonstrated a rare level of pragmatic understanding in our market and we continue to expand our engagement with him. His experience and disciplined approach has supported our organisational resilience outcomes.

VP Global Aviation company

Alistair has very quickly established himself as one of our trusted advisors. His experience in both the public and private sectors across a range of markets has enabled us both to treat risks that we had not anticipated and to capitalise on opportunity. His insight has been foundational to our market entry strategy in KSA. A consummate professional, he is a pleasure to work with.

CEO UK Digital Transformation company

Our work with SGI has been of great value and I have no hesitation in endorsing Alistair and his team in strategy development, client management and supplier relationships, commercial compliance and building business.

Middle East Regional MD Global Healthcare company

Alistair utilises his vast skills and experience across multiple markets to consistently add value to the international business strategy of SMEs irrespective of their size, product or experience in international trade.

Project Manager UK Government Delivery Partner (International Trade)

As a growing SME, working with Alistair was very beneficial and provided a deep insight into a range of areas including our business model and how it could evolve, markets, current and future sales structure, expansion plans and the potential international opportunities.

MD UK based Engineering company


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