Brief profiles of some of our key consultants:

Steve McGrady

Steve McGrady

Founder and Managing Consultant

Steve specialises in Business Strategy, Organisation Development, Leadership and Management. He completed his MBA at the Ashcroft International Business School in Cambridge, and holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree.

In 1993 he successfully completed the Strategy and Strategic Management programme at Cranfield School of Management, England. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, the Institute of Consulting and the Institute of Leadership and Management (FCMI, FIC, FInstLM, UK).

He works with a range of organisations across many industries, and, in addition to board level management experience, he has performed roles as both an external and internal consultant with organisations in the UK, USA, Germany and South Africa. Recent assignments have included programme management for a manufacturing group, culture change in the nuclear energy industry, process improvement for energy companies, strategy advice for a government ministry in the Middle East, and acquisition integration for a leading US-based bank.

Anthony D. Harvey

Anthony D. Harvey

Senior Associate Consultant

Tony has 25 years experience in managing international companies with a focus on Strategy Implementation, Business Development, & Operations.

In addition, he has over 15 years experience consulting at board level in the areas of:
= Managing People & Process Change
= Implementing Growth Strategies

He gained his international experience in the USA, Germany and the U.K. and held C-level & Board-level positions with:
= Unipart Ltd Group of Companies, Oxford, U.K.
= Vegla / St. Gobain
= The Pace Group, Chicago, USA
= Clark Equipment Company Inc., U.S.A.
= Clark Central Parts GmbH, Germany

Tony has been trained in Management, Finance and Information Sciences at various European and US Institutes. His mother tongue is English, and he is fluent in German.

Gudrun Timm

Gudrun Timm

Senior Associate Consultant

Gudrun has 20 years experience in emerging and frontier markets, working at Board and operational levels.
In addition, she is a successful investment professional and strategy adviser to multinational companies and bodies.
She has extensive experience in sustainable development finance, both in operations and in evaluative capacities. Various aspects of board-level experience led to a focus on Corporate Governance topics.
In the European Women’s Management Development International Network, she is the National Representative of Germany, the largest national organization, in the International Board.
Building on her operational experience, Gudrun has contributed to master courses at Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, teaching project management and corporate responsibility. She is frequently invited to speak on financial and sustainability topics.
Her mother tongue is German, and she is fluent in English and Chinese (Mandarin).

Alistair Stevenson

Alistair Stevenson

Senior Associate Consultant

Alistair has 17 years director level experience and 13 years experience creating and managing startups.
In addition, he is a European Commission Expert Consultant and associate lecturer for the Executive MBA programme, University of Economics, Poznan
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He has experience in a range of industries: healthcare, pharmaceuticals, advertising, automotive production, furniture production, construction, robotics, IT, manufacturing, real estate, marketing, FMCG, business to consumer sales, business to business sales, international trade, and recruitment
As Vice President Marketing for the largest independent medical marketing and media house in Europe, he was responsible for introducing local language editions of The Lancet and The Journal of the American Medical Association throughout Europe.
Through the Enterprise Europe Network, Alistair has provided strategic and commercialisation advice for engineering business start-ups in the field of gas detection in laboratories, exoskeletons to enable paraplegics to walk, robotic limbs and the treatment of Ebola patients
His mother tongue is English.

Hazel Russo

Hazel Russo

Senior Associate Consultant

Hazel has been coaching executives and leaders from a wide range of industries for over 15 years. Clients include individuals and teams in the energy, finance, IT, health, education and voluntary sectors.

Originally a mathematics and psychology graduate, Hazel worked in a number of national policy roles before pursuing her interests in coaching and people development. She is accredited by the Association for Coaching and facilitates the Association’s Central London Co-coaching Forum.

Hazel is the creator of Lumination, a coaching style board game which generates a rich coaching and learning experience for the participants. As well as a coaching and facilitation tool, Lumination can also be used to develop coaching skills as part of coach training, accreditation and supervision.

Dr. Clare Horn

Dr. Clare Horn

Senior Associate Consultant

Clare started her career as a technical specialist in the defence industry. Initially focussing on the application of advanced quality tools and Lean Six Sigma (as a certified Black Belt and trained Master Black Belt), she has since applied these methodologies in a diverse range of commercial environments, including finance, energy generation & distribution, construction, and oil & gas. She has extensive experience in both executive/leadership coaching and project delivery capacities.
Clare’s additional areas of specialism include team performance management, risk and communications/stakeholder management. She has performed one-to-one coaching and group facilitation roles across these disciplines.
Clare is additionally an OFSTED accredited trainer and has developed and delivered material for Operational Excellence/LSS formal training courses in addition to informal coaching support tools. She has delivered and managed 6 Sigma training programmes spanning all practitioner levels, from introductory and Yellow Belt through Green Belt to Black Belt, including select tools to Master Black Belt level.
Clare is currently on a long-term assignment.