Chris Parry, B.Sc, C.Eng, MIChem.E, MCMI
Finishing and decorating
Forming and cutting
Corporate identity overhaul
Marketing and market research
Mergers and acquisitions
Strategic planning and
Chris Parry is the lead consultant for, and founder of, Rosewood Associates, a
multi-disciplinary business consultancy focused on bringing expertise and
additional project based manpower to the small to medium sized business.
A Chartered Engineer, Chris has a degree in Chemical Engineering from
the University of Surrey, a post-graduate Diploma in Management Studies
and is a Member of both the Institution of Chemical Engineers and the
Chartered Management Institute.
Most of Chris’s business experience has been in sales, marketing and
general management. For over 17 years, before founding Rosewood Associates
in 2001, he worked for US owned multi national plastics companies,
(including GE Plastics), in a variety of UK and international roles. From
a career mainly in the building materials, plastics and screenprinting
industries, and with very comprehensive expertise in those industries,
Chris also has a wealth of international general management experience
that can be applied to most business-to-business situations.
Chris has been the author of a number of business and technical
articles and is the co-inventor on two recently filed patent applications
for “see through” graphic management systems.
Rosewood Associates has been operating since 2001, and is a broad based
business consultancy offering a wide range of services, primarily, (but not
exclusively), in the businesses that distribute or use plastic sheet and
Although our clients range from large multi-national corporations to
small businesses, we tend to focus on the needs of small businesses in a
business-to-business environment. From time to time, the smaller business
needs to bring in specific skills and expertise that are not available in
house, and this is the project -based service that we offer.
In the past 12 months, commissions undertaken by Rosewood Associates
have included projects as diverse as:
market research study in the industrial screenprinting industry
strategy appraisal in an intellectual property business
and preparation for the sale of a privately owned business
sales training within the plastics industry
and vetting of European agents
Setting corporate objectives and vision, Organization structure, Market
strategies, Analysis of the competitive environment, Product strategies,
Planning for acquisition, disposal and MBO.
Plastic sheet and film markets, Industrial screenprinting, Plastics
Plastics, polymers and allied materials, Sales prospecting by telephone,
(business-to-business), Effective telephone selling and relationship building,
Strengths and weaknesses, Organizational structure, Product portfolio
analysis, Customer satisfaction surveys, Health & Safety, Legal compliance and
Writing of company procedures for holidays, absence etc., Terms and
conditions of employment, Staff handbooks.
Materials complaints investigation and reporting, Materials identification
and evaluation, Materials selection.
Company logo design, Unification of corporate identity, Visual identity
Rosewood Associates, Westerleigh House, 29
Rosewood Way, Farnham Common, Bucks. SL2 3QD
Phone: 01753 669305
Mobile: 07786 072034