Tailored for you
MCL was founded in 2009 by Mick Cook after a long and successful career spent directing and developing technical consulting businesses in the energy sector.
MCL places great emphasis on providing a personal service to its clients – services that are unencumbered by financial and business jargon and are based
on the personal experiences of the advisor.
The advice given is wholly independent and founded
on knowledge gained over many years of operating, growing, developing, buying and selling businesses (M&A). The services provided benefit from lessons learnt through the successes and experiences enjoyed along the journey.
If you are wrestling with the performance or future direction of your business, then feel free to contact us
to arrange a consultation where your business concerns will be discussed professionally and confidentially with no obligation.
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Mick Cook | Managing Director
Mick is a marine geophysicist by background.
He began his career working internationally for a
US seismic contractor before joining a small technical consultancy, Hydrosearch.
Over the next 20 years, Mick played a central role in growing Hydrosearch into one of the largest geosciences consultancies in the international energy sector.
Hydrosearch was acquired by the RPS Group in 2003 and Mick was appointed Managing Director – Operations, RPS Energy. During the ensuing five years RPS Energy grew significantly into a business with revenues approaching £200m and strong profit margins. Since 2009, MCL has provided advisory services to a range of clients and Mick has held a number of non-executive Director and board advisory roles with clients.
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The commercial services provided by MCL are augmented by BDO LLP (BDO). BDO in the UK is a national firm of advisors and accountants, and an independent member firm of BDO International, giving it access to member firms in most of the economic centres of the world. BDO has an extensive range of services, including accounting, taxation and corporate finance, and they assist MCL where support is required in providing financial and tax advice to our clients in the UK and internationally.
Legal advice is provided on a case-by-case basis using specially selected legal firms chosen in relation to subject matter and jurisdiction.
"Since Mick Cook joined the SLR board in 2011, he has been a great asset in helping our global expansion in the O&G sector. His technical and commercial knowledge, when combined with his wide network of contacts, have all contributed significantly to our continued success."
Neil Penhall, CEO SLR Consulting