Meet our team

David Anderson
Business Engineering with OKR

David helps businesses to grow. He draws on the experience as a Sales & Marketing Director and business builder for most of his life. He has earned a great reputation for coaching and mentoring business leaders and creating effective business development strategies for a variety of companies helping them to achieve their business goals.

Mark Richard
Business navigation through OKR

Mark has delivered practical and innovative sales and marketing leadership across a range of businesses including Unilever, the sporting goods industry and HE sector. His interpersonal and blue-chip product management skills are particularly suited to modelling complex challenges to get the best out of focused, goal driven cross-functional teams.

Peter Kerr
Digital Transformation through OKR

From his successful career in media and IT, Peter can help to transform businesses by applying tried and tested principles of sales and marketing in a digital context. By truly understanding client needs and appreciating how latest innovations, tools and methods can be applied for maximum benefit is at the heart of his coaching philosophy.

Jon Dudgeon
Chartered Accountant and Business Coach

Jon started his accountancy career with Arthur Andersen delivering a full range of audit services, business process advice and assurance to growing medium sized and FTSE 100 firms. He now shares his commercial knowledge  to ensure that the delivery of accountancy, financial modelling and taxation services are tailored to client needs.

Laura Williams
Strategic Design and Business Consultant

Laura is an award-winning Strategic Design and Business Consultant with 15 years experience in foresight, consumer-driven insight, innovation and service/systems design. She blends creative problem solving, design thinking and business strategy to co-create products, services and commercial opportunities and has worked with organisations from Nike to the NHS.

Paul Newton
Business Strategy & Management

Formerly US based SVP and director of a major US TV network, Paul career commenced as a fast-track management trainee with Unilever, with senior marketing positions in the UK and South Africa. A career in management consultancy followed at PWC leading a team specialising in marketing and business development. Paul holds law degrees from the Universities of Durham and Amsterdam.

Mike Ormesher
Commercial & Business Development

Mike is an experienced, entrepreneurial executive with over 25 years in the Software and Services market. He is a Chartered Accountant with commercially orientated positions in Management, Business Development, Channels to Market, Corporate Positioning, Partner Management, Professional Services, Product Development and Fund Raising. He has been an executive director in VC backed and FTSE listed companies.

Dr. Chris Barclay
People, team and business Coach

Chris is a passionate believer in people and what they can achieve with the right tools and support. He provides bespoke high impact coaching to strengthen the capability & culture of organisations.  He  is an accomplished manager who has lived and worked in UK and Asia where he led innovation, enabled business growth  and developed high performance teams within world leading consumer brands.

Andrew Esson
Business transformer and improver

A charismatic North East industrialist who has achieved regional and national recognition for his leadership of North East manufacturing businesses, Andrew  is known as someone who can get things done, properly and professionally. A serial transformer and improver of specialist engineering businesses, he brings a broad portfolio of knowledge and experience to the businesses he works with, gained through a portfolio of senior roles in a variety of businesses and functional disciplines.


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