Our team is comprised of highly experienced management consultants, chief information officers, IT systems and technology, process and behavioural experts who have successful careers in leading companies world wide.

Our international footprint allows us to select diverse teams for optimum cost.

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Niall has extensive experience in change implementation and people development across multiple sectors. He ensures employees have the skills and motivation to achieve world class performance through continuous improvement. All this is founded upon his expertise in aligning behaviours with organisational processes and systems. Niall is based in London and Dublin.

Ted Gerber


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Ted helps individuals and organisations influence more effectively and work collaboratively. In today’s business environment these skills are essential in driving innovation and getting business results. Ted’s background in strategic management, negotiations, conflict management, influencing skills and facilitation assists executives and their teams in these crucial skill areas. Ted is based in New York.

Sheila Bates


Sheila is an international HR professional and mediator with wide-ranging experience and competence in facilitation, coaching and training at all levels. She has a track record in designing and facilitating programmes to engage and enable staff in their roles whether in start-ups, mergers, acquisitions or major change initiatives. 

Niall Foster

Founder and Managing Partner

Anthony Foster


Anthony is a global CIO and IT professional with extensive experience in all aspects of Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Fast Moving Consumer Goods and Transportation sectors. He has a proven record of strategic impacts and the experience to deliver change, systems and infrastructure for competitive advantage. Anthony is based in Bristol.  

Denis Lyons

Barrister Partner

Denis is a Gray’s Inn barrister, lecturer and legal trainer. He leads our legal services team that offers consulting and training to legal firms, lawyers and counsel. He specialises in drafting corporate submissions and representations and is a trainer of English law and contract writing skills for corporate international best practice. Denis is based in London. 

Bruce MacKinnon


Bruce is a critically acclaimed television and theatre actor and writer with over 25 years experience of the entertainment industry. He trains professionals across all sectors in the art of presentation, persuasion and motivational public speaking. He specialises in one-to-one coaching in key-note speech writing and delivery and media training for upper level professionals about to enter the world of television and radio.

Amanda Clarke


Amanda has 23 years consulting experience in leadership development, operational effectiveness and strategic business management. She has extensive experience in transformational change programmes across multiple industry sectors, in both the B2B and B2C markets. With sharp troubleshooting skills, she quickly grasps even the most complex challenges, design a roadmap and guide clients through the implementation process. Amanda is based in Manchester. 

Rebecca Willding-Jones


Rebecca has over 15 years international HR experience. Her wide-ranging expertise includes aligning employee relations, international mobility, talent management, learning and development, performance management, recruitment, graduate and internship programmes and coaching with strategies and processes. She excels at partnering with a business and delivering practical solutions, aligned with organisational culture and individual requirements. Rebecca is based in Dorking. 

Yvonne Mathiasson

Sales Director

As well as being our Company Secretary, Yvonne leads our Voluntary and Charity sector team. This provides consulting and training focused on assisting all businesses in these sectors to deliver their strategies, revitalise their employee, customer and operations processes and systems and align these with vision, values and regulatory standards. Yvonne is based in London. 

Katerina Nuzhnenko

Liaison and Relationship Partner

Katerina is our liaison and relationship partner based in Kiev. With her background as a director at Kiev National Economic University she has vast experience of developing relations with local and civil servants and corporates. She delivers training and leads our Eastern European projects. Katherina is based in Kiev.

Lena Korol

Liaison and Relationship Consultant

Lena is a business English coach and trainer with extensive experience of delivering workshops and presenting at IATEFL conferences in the Ukraine, UK, Germany and Austria. Her professional interest is in soft skills development and intercultural

communication. Lena is based in Kiev

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