Heavyweight agency growth accelerator

Welcome. I am a heavyweight agency chairman and specialist growth accelerator with a proven track record of doubling or tripling agency revenue.

During a career as a CEO I founded six agencies, led a multi-discipline group, and did an unusual amount of agency M&A. Since 2014 I’ve had the privilege of chairing some of the industry’s most successful agencies and some amazing tech start-ups.

I am also the author of Scale at Speed which is published this year in the UK by Little, Brown and in the US by Hachette. You can pre-order it here.

Scale at Speed by author Felix Velarde published by Hachette

I help owners develop super-talented teams and build industry-leading agencies, often resulting in a significantly-above-average sale. The process I use with private clients is drawn from the 2Y3X programme, which I co-founded and is now run across a variety of regions including the USA, Canada, Middle East and North Africa, and Europe.

We’ve achieved more in the first month than we usually do in a year.
Adam Smith, MD, Rawnet

I’ve worked with over thirty leading agencies in the UK and USA and consistently deliver industry-leading results. In other words I am not a standard agency non-executive director; I am 100% focused on driving growth through implementing a strategic plan and seeing it through over two years.

If you have decided that now is the time to drive scale, I will have vacancies for two ambitious agencies at the end of March, and I am starting to meet agency owners now. Email me if you’d like a chat, or use this form: