Wayne Cressman is the other founding director of Guardfreight and is an independent technology consultant who has specialized for thirteen years in the development of a wide range of software applications for American clients, from web sites to database applications to financial reporting packages. These applications have included a document management system for TGI Fridays, a large restaurant chain, an online job site for JPI, a manager and developer of around 150 apartment communities, and a consumer products sales analysis package for the Tabs Group, a consultancy company, for use in analysing sales data for Unilever, Frito Lay and others.
Between 1992 and 1995 Mr. Cressman set up and ran a PC Game development company called Dallas Multimedia. It developed four PC Games, “Kronolog: The Nazi Paradox”, a Europeanized version called “Red Hell”, “Bruce Jenner’s World Class Decathlon”, and a Europeanized version of the latter called “Daley Thompson’s World Class Decathlon”.
From 1988 to 1990 Mr. Cressman worked as a credit officer for Kleinwort Benson, a U.K. merchant bank, in both London and Dallas, specializing in the analysis and credit approval of North American syndicated debt and mezzanine loans.
From 1984 to 1988 Mr. Cressman worked as a loan officer for the Bank of Boston, in both Boston and London, focusing on mezzanine loan investments in leveraged buy-outs.
Mr. Cressman holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from Cambridge University (1984).