About Us

Jetstream Profit is focused on providing support to the owners of small and medium sized businesses.

Key specialisms are solving  problems relating to cash flow, growth, and profitability improvement. Improving these areas then frequently involves business planning, organisation and development of people and systems to fully embed performance improvements and achieve agreed objectives.

Jetstream Profit is run by John Fordham.John combines his wide experience and skills with coaching, mentoring and training to ensure that professionalism and successful progress become integrated into your business.

To supplement his own significant expertise, John is able to call upon the best resources in the IIB, a network of SME subject specialists in almost every area you can imagine. If you need a specific specialist outside of John’s areas, you can be sure John will find you an excellent, highly competent and experienced resource from the extensive ranks of the IIB membership.

John Fordham

Picture of John FordhamJohn is a widely experienced managing director and has extensive experience and success in large and small companies in sales, marketing, product development, general management, company turnarounds, and people motivation and leadership skills.

Experience and achievement includes, as MD, rapidly turning around a loss making manufacturing company into a top 15 in the UK, fastest growing engineering and manufacturing company, which supplies large Blue Chip companies.

Wide international experience  gained from working for large multinationals and also smaller companies; was instrumental board member and international marketing manager in growing a company internationally by 40% per annum for five years, and winning the Queens Award for Export.

Over the last few years John has helped Managing Director Owners improve their businesses in general management skills, accounting and performance measures, coaching, sales drives, marketing initiatives, and profit improvement activities. Example companies are in plastics, engineering, electronics, cartons, timber buildings, telecoms, hydraulics, sales agencies, and more. (See Case Studies) John is a specialist in MD management controls and information, sales, and marketing.

John is an Executive Member of the  Institute for Independent Business (IIB), and a past associate of Beer and Young, the award winning rescue funding company.