Deborah Feakins



  • Specialising in Change Management and transformation across blue chip organisations  including both National and International Companies
  • The first Change Management Institute Accredited Change Manager Master in Europe
  • Supports and advises organisations on delivering successful, intentional change
  • She has delivered independent reviews of change teams, providing best  practice and thought leadership through training, coaching and mentoring  to change leaders

Ira Blake


Associate Director

  • MBA qualified and CMI Accredited Change Manager (ACM Master) experienced in  delivering strategic change agendas and transformation programmes since  2001
  • Specialisms  include people strategy, organisation effectiveness, building change  capability, employee adoption and operational improvement
  • Expert in the design and delivery of integrated change, communications and training interventions and behavioral change programmes for large-scale and complex transformations

Annette Andresen


Associate Director

  • Strategic change advisor with a focus on leadership coaching, organisational alignment and communications

  • 15 years experience working with leaders to guide and drive strategic change, ensuring change is actionable and understandable by leaders and team members alike

  • CMI Accredited Change Manager (ACM Master)

What makes Deborah right for you?

  • Former Head of the Change Management Institute (CMI) in the UK
  • CMI Accredited Change Manager Master – 1st in UK (Re-accredited  2015)
  • CMI –Master Level Accreditation Assessor
  • Impressive  record of global change management in diverse  organisations working in  multi-cultural and matrix managed organisations
  • Strong commercial acumen and strategic planning skills
  • Public speaker, coach and mentor
  • Mentor on CMI Virtual Mentoring Program

Clients Deborah has supported

Ministry of Justice (HMCTS), BBC, BP, Home Office, Pfizer, Astellas, Roche, Kraft, Arriva, Sky, Takeda, Quintiles IMS 

What makes Ira right for you?

  • Author: Project Managing Change pub. Financial Times Prentice Hall
  • Chapter Author: The Effective Change Managers Handbook pub. Kogan Page
  • CMI Accredited Change Manager Master
  • CMI – UK Master Level Accreditation Assessor
  • Mentor on CMI Virtual Mentoring Program
  • MCIPD qualified
  • Certified Practitioner – CTT Culture & Values Assessment
  • Guest lecturer on Cranfield MBA
  • Setup and managed successful case method training business for ECCH

Clients Ira has supported

Eli Lilly, Travelport, Child Support Agency NI 

Why clients enjoy working with Annette

  • Experience across a wide range of industries means Annette can bring different perspectives and ideas
  • An excellent listener and communicator, Annette treats each leader as an individual and ensures change coaching and advice will work for the specific situation
  • Annette has led change across diverse populations – domestic,  international, matrixed and hierarchical organisations

Companies Annette has supported:   

Inmarsat plc, Prudential PGDS, Ministry of Justice, Cathay Pacific, Deutsche Bank, SAB MIller, EY 

Nicola Wilkinson


Senior Consultant 

  • Proven global business partner
  • Senior Project Manager with senior global stakeholder experience
  • Consulting and operational management roles within Pharmaceutical companies and beyond
  • MCIPD qualifie

Trudy Goldsack



  • Accomplished and experienced consultant
  • Project Manager and Reporting Manager for blue chip companies
  • Highly competent at documenting data in easy to digest and easy to interrogate formats
  • Experienced in delivering successful technical projects within tight timescales and budget

Richard Bayliss



  • Richard specialises in Change Management and PPPM, leading transformation across blue chip organisations
  • Working within the Oil and Gas, Energy, Petrochemicals, Financial Services and Travel industry sectors
  • Richard has not only proven to be adaptable to delivering different roles but also across multicultural environments, having worked in the UK, US, UAE, Bahrain, Russia and Australia

What makes Nicola right for you?

  • The ability to coordinate global projects
  • Significant Senior Stakeholder experience
  • Government Task Force experience
  • Mergers and Aquisitions coordination and delivery
  • Skilled in engaging teams to work collaboratively
  • Strong relationshop management skills
  • Delivered large scale change management projects
  • Service re-design and implementation experience
  • Multi site/matrixed line manager

Companies Nicola has supported:

BP, Pfizer, BBC, NHS, Astellas

What makes Trudy right for you?

  • PMI CAPM accredited Project Manager
  • Broad Reporting experience for financial metrics and measurements
  • Excel Specialist
  • Excellent Stakeholder interaction and management
  • Global Organisational experience and working across cultures
  • Highly organised and conscientious in all outputs

Companies Trudy has supported:

BT, HP, Eli Lilly, TNT, Exigent

What makes Richard right for you?

  • Over 15 years of business change consulting
  • Impressive record of global change management in diverse organisations working in multi-cultural and matrix managed organisations
  • Repeatedly impresses clients through his ability to deliver at a high standard
  • Strong strategic and analytical skills, with meticulous attention to detail and a very generous knowledge sharer
  • Project Management Office SME
  • Accomplished knowledge of technology and managing complex data

Companies Richard has worked with:   

BP, American Express, ISTC, ETI, Innovene, Thomas Cook, MOSL, Fosroc

Louise Wood



  • Seasoned Change Manager in project, organisational and behavioural change
  • 15+ years in project and change management capacities
  • She works with individual leaders and teams to facilitate any aspect from vision development through to adoption/ embedding of change
  • Experience with full tactical delivery processes and specific activiteis such as change strategy development, stakeholder analysis / mapping and management, and communciations support

Rupert Laslett


Senior Consultant

  • Rupert understands the blend of organisational priorities combined with technology and business needs to create successful outcomes and change
  • An accomplished change manager, with over 20 year’s experience leading large-scale transformations programs within a number of business sectors ranging from IT, Life Sciences, Retail and Technology 
  • He has developed an effective leadership and management style, which has enabled him to successfully engage, coach, and motivate teams to defined goals

Ketan Patel



  • Certified Change Practitioner with over 15 years hands on experience leading change and transformation activities
  • Adept at blending process driven, project management expertise with practical, people driven, change management activities  
  • Having led several large scale transformations, driven through M&A, he has a vast array of expertise cutting across all business disciplines and activities with particular specialisms in Cultural Change supported by Data Analytics, Target Operate Model design (back office and client) and technology driven Transformations

Why clients enjoy working with Louise

  • Extensive experience as a project and change manager
  • Ability to think strategically but deliver tactically through pragmatic approaches 
  • Familiar with leading and working with multidisciplinary teams across the globe
  • Very calm, methodical and resourceful, able to elicit clarity from ambiguous situations
  • Easily builds trusted relationships with stakeholders through an exemplary collaboration and working style and excellent listening skills

What makes Rupert right for you

  • Able to bridge the gap between technology and the business organisation
  • Change Management Institute member since inception in the UK and set up CMI USA chapter
  • A technologist who understands the organisational priorities
  • At ease working across time-zones, cultures and functional teams focused on getting the best out of those around him and engaging relentlessly.
  • Adept at blending process driven, project management methodologies with practical, people driven, change management activities
  • He specialises in systems implementations to help organisations adapt new ways of working driven by technology 

Companies Rupert has supported: Dell, Life Sciences, BP

Why clients enjoy working with Ketan

  • Unparalleled motivation and commitment to progressing the Change Management Profession, exemplified by his voluntary work with the Change Management Institute 
  • Extensive experience working between business and IT to deliver business outcomes
  • At ease working across time-zones, cultures and functional teams focused on getting the best out of those around him
  • Works seamlessly between the c-suite and the shop floor building trusted relationships

Debbie Fisher


Associate Director

  • Specialises in supporting change in complex public and private sector organisations
  • Led projects and change in programmes including strategy, transformation, legislation and policy, system and process change
  • Led on embedding change management at the BBC, forming a community, building capability, commissioning training for leaders, developing a framework and toolkit to raise understanding and application of change

Sue Griffith



  • Innovative internal communications consultant
  • Managed comms strategy for a range of change projects including relocation and restructure, mergers, business transformation and system changes
  • Skilled writer able to distill complex messages into engaging copy


What makes Debbie right for you

  • MBA graduate, PRINCE2, MSP, Change Management and NLP Practitioner 
  • Senior leadership experience in operational roles so understands the business perspective 
  • Accomplished coach, facilitator and speaker - finalist in College of Public Speaking Corporate Challenge 2013 
  • Currently studying an MSc in Coaching and Development

Organisations Debbie has supported

House of Commons, BBC, Ofcom, Department of Work and Pensions, Ingersoll Rand, Driving Standards Agency, One NorthEast 

What makes Sue right for you

  • Over 15 years experience in internal communications
  • APMG Certified Change Management Practitioner
  • Able to develop key stakeholder relationships quickly and deliver a robust comms strategy 

Companies Sue has supported: BBC Worldwide, BBC, Discovery Networks International, Channel 4, Ofcom, Royal Television Society