about:

Consistent. Transparent. Robust.

Forecast is a specialist modelling consultancy providing clients with insightful tools to enhance business performance.

We primarily build tools in Excel, often with direct data feeds from external sources providing an efficient link to clients’ business information.

Forecast has offices in Europe and Australia with the ability to work on projects internationally.

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Utilising specialist model development software and best practice modelling standards means our financial models are consistent, transparent and robust, reducing errors and costs associated with model development.

Model Development

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Integrating data from another source is a common financial modelling requirement. Forecast can assist with integrating, cleansing and analysing data from external data sources to help you make informed data based business decisions, with the aid of SQL, R or Python.

Data Analytics

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The Forecast team has a wealth of experience across a broad range of industries. That experience combined with our best practice financial models will empower your business performance.

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Forecast provides a range of training courses from basic Excel classes, through to advanced financial modelling and modelling for project finance. These courses range from a half day to two full days.

Training & Support

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Model Development

Model Development

Utilising specialist model development software and best practice modelling standards means our financial models are consistent, transparent and robust, reducing errors and costs associated with model development.

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Data Analytics

Data Analytics

Integrating data from another source is a common financial modelling requirement. Forecast can assist in integrating data from external data sources, either indirectly or using programming languages such as SAS or SQL.

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Advisory

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The Forecast team has a wealth of experience across a broad range of industries. That experience combined with our best practice financial models will empower your business performance.

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Training & Support

Training & Support

Forecast provides a range of training courses from basic Excel classes, through to advanced financial modelling and modelling for project finance. These courses range from a half day to two full days.

our approach:

What We Do

Forecast builds Best Practice Financial Models for clients of all sizes across multiple industries. We specialise in Decision Support Tools, Budget and Forecasting, Strategy and Corporate Planning, Investment and Funding Analysis, and Refinancing.

When Forecast engages with clients, we undertake a 5 stage process:

1-blueprint

We liaise with all key stakeholders to develop a model blueprint for development.

2-build

We build our models within an efficient best practice framework using specialist financial modelling software.

3-review

We conduct both internal & external in-depth model reviews to ensure accurate, cost-effective delivery.

4-implement

We effectively embed models into our clients’ processes (often the most crucial part of the build process).

5-support

Beyond model implementation, we offer bespoke training courses in Excel, Financial Modelling and company specific modelling tools.

our team:

Modelling Specialists

Forecast’s modelling consultants have a wealth of experience enabling the development of robust decision support tools and providing insights into the key drivers of your business.

Forecast team members have diverse experience across multiple industries.

Neil Macdonald, CFA

Director, UK

Greg Norman

Director, Australia

Venietta Slama-Powell

Business Development, Australia

Malcolm Roxburgh, CFA

Manager, UK

Andy Caldbeck

Manager, UK

Paul Van Loon, PhD, CFA

Head of Analytics, UK

Matt Tantum, CA

Analyst, UK

Gustaaf Dijkhuizen

Analyst, UK

Abdul Rabbani Shah

Analyst, UK

Haris Bitsakou

Analyst, UK

Robert Palmer

Senior Analyst, Australia

Robert Finch, CFA

Senior Analyst, Australia

Luke Storey

Senior Analyst, Australia

Tom Wallington

Senior Analyst, Australia

George Georgopoulos

Analyst, Australia

Benjamin Chivers

Senior Analyst, Australia

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Engage With Forecast

Forecast team members possess a unique combination of expertise, acumen and charisma enabling us to engage closely with our clients. This allows an understanding of key processes and business drivers that provides the basis for our financial models and tools.

The depth of analysis provide our clients with the ability to make insightful strategic and tactical decisions in their business with confidence.

Forecast has worked with many clients throughout Europe, Australia and Asia, from large blue-chip corporates to dynamic small-medium enterprises.

Prior project experience has provided exposure to the following industries:

Banking & Financial Services

Private Equity & Funds Management

Property Development & Management

Mining & Energy

Technology

Health

Industrials, Manufacturing & Logistics

Utilities & Infrastructure

Retail & Hospitality

Media & Telecommunicaton

Education

Aviation

contact us:

Forecast Europe

Neil Macdonald (Director)

neil@ffm.world

+44 7570 961 716

London

8 St. James’s Square

St. James’s

London SW1Y 4JU

Edinburgh

6-8 Dewar Place Lane

Edinburgh EH3 8EF

 

Forecast Australia

Greg Norman (Director)

greg@ffm.world

+61 435 863437

Sydney

94 Jones Bay Wharf

26-32 Pirrama Rd

Pyrmont NSW 2009

Melbourne

152 Elizabeth Street

Melbourne VIC 3000