Luke Kerr is a former British Army Commander and Physical Training Instructor and is best known for his awarding winning successes in business and sport as a motivational leader, coach, mentor and instructor.
Luke is an experienced, successful and highly driven operations and supply chain transformational leader with a proven record of accomplishment of success within global manufacturing and distribution corporations across a wide range of markets that cover Automotive, Transportation, Wind Energy, Marine, Military, Retail and Government sectors. Providing high-level strategic planning, operational and financial management control whilst being able to go into the detail in order to apply continuous improvement techniques (Lean and Six Sigma) to increase business performance through operational efficiency and profitability.
A pro-active customer facing leader, results orientated, profit focused with productivity, profitability, quality, service, delivery and with health, safety and environmental transformation skills.
Extensive experience in strategy, growth, supply chain, manufacturing, distribution, logistics, continuous improvement, change management, quality/profitability/efficiency initiatives and ERP systems.
Accomplished in leading major change programmes including business transformation, ERP implementation (SAP & Microsoft Dynamics), P&L management, cost reduction and performance management.
Over the past 25 years Luke has had varied and colourful career from serving in the forces on operations in Africa and Northern Ireland to competing in elite levels of sport from running and boxing in the Army, to working as FIFA Instructor in the middle east to running ultra-marathons across the UK & Europe whilst raising money for the mental health charity MIND.
Today Luke is well respected in business as an experienced, successful, and highly driven transformational supply chain and operations leader who creates and sustains high performing teams able to execute business strategy and deliver top line objectives whilst applying a lean six sigma methodology to achieve operations excellence. Luke has won various business awards for his ability to develop teams and gain business success.
Alongside business life and having a family Luke has dedicated 20 years of his life to date with developing beach sports more notable beach soccer where Luke served as Head Coach of England for over 3 years and went onto start both his own events company and various coaching organisations, today Luke holds variety of leadership roles across a variety of both business sand sports organisations.