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We are a network of senior, highly experienced and skilled practitioners, with deep expertise in strategy, leadership, innovation and organisational development, based in the UK, Europe and North America.

We partner with senior executives and their organisations to develop the strategies, skills and capabilties to be successful in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world.

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Nick Turner
Managing Partner

Senior adviser, strategist and futures thinker, Nick Turner is a product of Silicon Valley and Wall Street with over 30 years’ experience offering counsel to senior decision makers, helping make better choices today for an uncertain tomorrow. Highly practiced in the collaborative creation of strategy and leadership capability building across multiple geographies and sectors.

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Rodi Basso
Network Partner

CEO of E1 Series, the first and only world electric powerboat series, Rodi Basso is an innovator and highly creative engineer. Ex-NASA, Ferrari, Red Bull and McLaren, he is currently co-founder of consultancy Global Evolve,  specialising in technology scouting, business strategy and psychology of execution. 

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Simon Commander
Network Partner

Dr Simon Commander. Managing Partner of Altura Partners, is an economist, policy advisor, and a specialist in emerging markets. Ex EBRD and World Bank, he has extensive experience working with investors and companies operating in developing economies and leading International Financial Institutions.

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David Gann
Network Partner

David Gann CBE, is Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford . He is a leader in the field of innovation, technology management and entrepreneurship. His research explores why and how innovation happens and the ways it continually transforms the world we live in.

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James Huyton
Network Partner

James, Director of Burograph, is a graphic Illustrator, scribe, recorder and facilitator. With over 20 years of industry experience he and the Burograph team are well established in making visuals that make sense of complexity through visual thinking. James works collaboratively to ensure he fully understand a client's objectives, helping to bring ideas to life whilst making the most of the principles of storytelling.

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Nada Ivanovic
Network Partner

Dr Nada Ivanovic, co-founder of the C G Jung Centre, is an experienced analyst and consultant in helping to enhance individual performance and the productivity of teams.  She has coached leaders of significant global organisations and her private clients include prominent individuals in the UK and in the United States

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Eddie Jacob
Network Partner

Eddie, co-founder of Burograph, is an established graphic artist and design consultant. He helps organisations and individuals makes sense of complexity through graphic facilitation, illustration and animation. He works with a wide range of global clients, from corporate and financial, to healthcare and charities.

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Kate Lye
Network Partner

As Founder and Managing Partner of The Savoir Group, Kate has over 25 years of experience consulting to the C suite in leading financial, pharmaceutical and professional services firms. She formed The Savoir Group as a reimagination of what a confidential thinking partner and catalyst might deliver to those at the very top of business.

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Geoff McGrath
Network Partner

Board Member-in-Residence at venture builder Mach49, former MD of CKDelta and McLaren Applied Technologies, Geoff specialises in creating new ventures that innovate with data for business performance. He is an expert in innovation, conceptual design, data-driven business performance, solution and product lifecycle management

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Lewis O'Donald
Network Partner

Founder of Arboreal Risk Advisors, Lewis’ expertise includes risk strategy, risk culture, ESG risks, scenario planning, resilience, models and approaches to capital planning. Former Chief Risk Officer at Morgan Stanley & Nomura. Board Director at HSBC Bank plc.

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Matt Ranen
Network Partner

Matt is an independent Scenario Planning and Strategy Consultant, helping senior executives frame up and make decisions as they grapple with the complex uncertainties of future change. His work draws on his 9 years as a leader at scenario planning  pioneers Global Business Network (GBN).

Roger Steare
Network Partner

“The Corporate Philosopher”, Roger is an acknowledged expert in the development and delivery of transformational leadership, corporate culture and ethics. He is the co-creator of MoralDNA™, the personality and values profile and a visiting Professor in Organizational Ethics at Cass Business School.

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Richard Watson
Network Partner

Richard Watson is a world-renowned author, futurist, speaker and scenario thinker. He is the founder and editor of Richard’s latest book, Digital Versus Human: Reinventing the 21st Century if People Still Matter, was published at the end of 2016.

Steve Weber
Network Partner

Steve Weber is a Partner at Breakwater Strategy and a former Professor in the School of Information at UC Berkeley. He brings his core expertise in strategy and decision making to the most complex challenges facing organisations at the intersection of economics, technology, politics and regulation. 

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