Who we are

A team of highly experienced change professionals

We have a proven track record of successful delivery over many years working directly
for Chief Executives and client boards.

Stuart Smith

Stuart has over 30 years experience of senior change management and consulting experience leading major change initiatives with FTSE 100 organisations.

His main focus is programme direction, strategy and stakeholder engagement.

Stuart has wide experience of harnessing the skills and expertise of external advisors and suppliers. He also has extensive experience of driving programmes to deliver agreed benefits on time and within costs.

He has over 8 years experience as a Non Executive Director.


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Max Heron

Max has over 30 years experience of operational and leadership experience holding a number of senior posts in the MoD and blue chip companies.

His main focus is operations, shared services, property & facilities and procurement.

Max has wide experience of managing large construction programmes, fit-out works and outsourced service providers operating within complex, multi-site, multi-disciplinary and technically advanced organisations.

He also has a strong focus on customer service and relationship management.

He is also a Director of Ardeola Ltd, a Trustee of Whitlingham Boathouses Foundation and a Non-Executive Director of Norfolk Educational Services Limited.


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Jon Stanley

Jon is a chartered accountant with over 20 years of senior financial, commercial and regulatory experience in practice and industry.

His main focus is strategy, commercial and financial engineering and regulatory change programmes.

Jon has wide experience of being the commercial and financial lead on cost and efficiency programmes, the delivery of property strategies and off-shoring programmes.

He has extensive experience of financial appraisals, deal structures and contractual negotiations.

He has also led significant regulatory programmes.

He is a Trustee and Finance Chair at the Great Hospital and a member of John Innes Centre Audit Committee.


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Ian Feltham

Ian is a chartered accountant with over 20 years experience in practice and industry and particular expertise in risk management, financial control, regulatory compliance, major change programmes and business transformations.

His main focus is financial control, risk management, benefit and cost tracking, and internal audit.

Ian has a track record in successful management of planning, control, tracking and reporting of costs and benefits for major change programmes.

He also has risk and compliance expertise developed on regulatory programmes, in internal and external audit and as a business risk manager.

Ian has held senior operational Head of Finance role with responsibility for financial reporting and control of property and IT shared services organisation.


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Colin Guthrie

Colin has over 30 years of senior change management experience with particular expertise in the human side of change.

His main focus is programme management, governance and reporting.

Colin has a successful track record in supporting the delivery of major business change programmes.

He has a pragmatic approach to appraising programmes and projects and recommending effective practical solutions.

He also has wide experience of working in partnership with external companies and consultancies in the UK and overseas.


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Suzanne Smith

Suzanne is a commercially and financially astute project professional and non-practising solicitor.

Her main focus is contractual negotiations, stakeholder engagement, crisis management and resource management within a project environment.

Suzanne adopts a highly analytical approach to problem solving and utilises strong negotiation skills to resolve business and operational issues. She enjoys leading and being part of highly productive cross-functional teams.

Suzanne has nine years’ previous experience as a successful senior solicitor at a leading regional firm.


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