EXPLORE OUR TEAM 

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 board is comprised of non-executive directors with backgrounds in finance, education and alignment consulting. 

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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.

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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.

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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. Sheila is based in Stamford. 

Niall Foster
Founder and Managing Partner

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Partner

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Partner

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Anthony Foster
Partner

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.  

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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. 

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Nick Bush 
Partner

Nick is a strategist who identifies customer outcomes, implements organisational (design) solutions and empowers employees to deliver these using Lean/Six Sigma, business planning, remediation etc. He demonstrates that growth and profitability are the result of alignment between strategies, processes, employees and customers needs. Nick is based in London. 

Amanda has 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. 

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Tony Kerr
Partner

Tony is responsible for aligning our marketing and sales efforts. His job is to ensure our customers discuss us, our products and our services on their own initiative. He excels at partnering with our customers - both individuals or businesses - and providing them with practical, bespoke, solutions that meet and exceed their expectations. The result is loyal customers who introduce us to their contacts. Tony is based in Doncaster.  

Yvonne Mathiasson
Company Secretary

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. 

Amanda Clarke
Partner

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Katerina is our liaison and relationship partner. With her background as an international relations executive and department manager responsible for the internationalisation of Kyiv National Economic University she has vast experience in managing multi-national and multi-disciplinary teams on international funded projects and developing relations with local corporates and government departments. Based in Hamburg and Kyiv, Katerina is our consultant lead on projects in Central and Eastern Europe.

Lena Korol
Liaison and Relationship Consultant

Lena is our business English coach and trainer with extensive experience of delivering workshops and presenting at IATEFL conferences in the Ukraine, UK, Germany and Austria. She supports our work helping our clients master soft skills and intercultural communication. Lena is based in Kyiv. 

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Paul Elliott 
Partner

Paul is an interim director, consultant, board advisor and executive coach helping organisation's and professional's deliver and sustain success. He does this by aligning employees, processes, customers, business strategies and leadership to obtain breakthrough 

results. Working across all sectors in Asia, he enables managers to be exemplary and create a workforce where each employee can relate his or her activities to the purpose and strategic objectives of the company. Paul is based in Bangkok

Katerina Nuzhnenko
Liaison and Relationship Partner

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Martin Swift 
Partner

Martin identifies and aligns marketing, sales strategies and senior management decisions to create the space for organisations to optimise current product/ services and innovate, develop and roll out new products and services for commercial success and long-term value. He identifies and addresses internal bottlenecks issues and works with management and local and international sales teams to continually improve and adapt strategies using lean initiatives and process digitisation. Martin is based in London. 

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Matthew Foster 
Partner

Matthew joined as an intern in 2018, came back as a Research Analyst in 2019 and in 2022 joined us as our ESG+D Partner. An ESG+Digitilisation Analyst and business developer, he conducts policy / market research supporting bilateral partner engagement and handles submissions and processes related to investment funding. He also undertakes strategic engagement and provides specialist input to develop co-financed UN Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG) products and services. Matthew is based in London. 

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Victor Smith 
Board Chair

Victor is our Board Chair and ambassador with a wealth of experience across industries. He provides us with innovative and cohesive strategic guidance that focuses on sustainable long-term growth. A known strategist and advisor he plays a pivotal role in helping us to continually transform and adapt to change. He ensures the Board has the necessary information with which to make commercially sound decisions and bring the voice of our customers and stakeholders to our board table.