Meet the team

Meet the suresave consultants Team

Let’s meet, have a coffee and start the journey…

Phil Hawthorne


Phil has over 30 years experience within a variety of business sectors and management levels. Phil’s knowledge and experience include – completion of many SME funding deals working with a variety of banks and funders, Board Level Leadership and Management, extensive knowledge of SME issues, working within many sectors including energy, healthcare, leisure, construction, property and marketing, organisational change, strategy formulation and implementation, business monitoring and control, dealing with distress situations, business recovery and business turn-round, in depth experience of all business areas including finance (management accounts, liaison with banks, introduction of new finance, cash flow management), procurement, customer service and liaison, human resources, new business development, targeting and winning new business.

Outside of work and business Philip enjoys an eclectic mix of interests …notably Horse Racing and Bloodstock, Rugby League and ….Opera !

Doreen Hamman


Doreen has over 30 years of business, finance and accounting experience. This includes preparation of monthly management accounts, credit control, financial forecasts, cash flows, VAT / HMRC negotiation and liaison. Doreen works with many clients in a wide variety of sectors . In her spare time Doreen is a bit of a motorsport enthusiast and can regularly be found at motorsports events, rallies and race meetings.

Phil Dunster


Phil has worked with the members of the suresave team for several years. Phil’s skill sets include digital media and marketing, digital strategies. In addition to working with suresave Phil also runs his own Digital Media business, Numagoo Ltd. Phil works with clients in many sectors but specialises in the Manufacturing, Leisure and Education sectors. Phil’s latest initiative has been to launch a highly specialised, and very much sought after, cyber security service.

Xinlan Zheng

Project Manager

Mrs Zheng obtained a graduation certificate of undergraduate and bachelor’s degree, majoring in Computer and Application. In 2013, she obtained a master’s degree, majoring in Computer Technology.

She previously worked at the same company for more than 18 years. The business where she worked included engineering design and project management.

She was in charge of the technical support of backstage of engineering software (Intergraph Smart Plant Series), solving the problems encountered by the engineers, maintaining the back office data and server management. She started working with suresave in October 2019.

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