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Our highly experienced and qualified consultants take pride in adding real value to organisations and individuals. In addition to our core team we can also call on the services of trusted Associates, where we need their particular specialist knowledge or sector expertise. This enables us to offer a flexible consulting model where we can act as advisor, coach, facilitator or hands-on contributor, as required.

Results focused and taking a holistic approach, our consultants have strong academic backgrounds coupled to broad sector knowledge and are passionate about service, quality and delivery. Many have held leadership positions themselves. From business processes and working practices to culture, values and behaviours, we can provide the skills and experience to deliver the outcomes our clients require.

Consultant Profiles

Leadership and Central Support

The small central support team based at the Coach House is a vital part of the Berkshire operation, acting as the coordinating hub, ensuring the smooth flow of information that enables our consultants to focus on working with clients.

Mike Robinson

Managing Director

Mike Robinson

Managing Director
Mike has broad experience from 20 years in consultancy, and now specialises in the areas of procurement, performance improvement and business change. He initially held line management posts in Ford Motor Company and The Mars Group before training as a consultant with Ernst & Young, where he worked on strategic purchasing, manufacturing and supply chain reviews. A skilled presenter and facilitator, Mike has wide ranging experience in designing, developing and delivering development programmes to diverse audiences. Subjects range from procurement, business process improvement, cost reduction techniques, project management, partnering and managing supplier relationships.

Andrew Garbutt

Director

Andrew Garbutt

Director
Andrew is a Programme Manager with over 35 years experience in the consulting and infrastructure industry. His career as a Certified Management Consultant has focused on strategy, programme management, business process improvement, performance management & change management on large and complex programmes within a number of sectors. Working as a Programme Manager, Management Consultant or Project Manager on many large projects or complex change programmes both in the UK and abroad, Andrew has consistently delivered tangible benefits to clients in the form of cost reductions, increased outputs or improved ways of working. He is a recognised leader and has formed and led multi-disciplined teams to deliver complex business programmes and large projects.

Peter Bassett

Director

Peter Bassett

Director
Peter brings to the Berkshire board, as non-executive Chairman, experience of industry with Whitbread in a variety of commercial, financial and planning roles, and of strategy consulting and global management at KPMG. He retired as a partner in 2007 to work part-time as a consultant while pursuing interests in corporate governance, adult learning and transferable skills. Peter has MAs from Oxford (Classics) and Sheffield (Music Psychology), and an MBA from INSEAD. He is a Fellow of the RSA and the Institute of Consulting and holds ICSA’s Advanced Certificate in Corporate Governance.

Sue Dewe

Business Manager

Sue Dewe

Business Manager
Sue is the Business Manager at Berkshire Consultancy Limited, managing all the company’s finances, personnel issues, running the facilities and producing comprehensive monthly management reports.

Adam Smith

Marketing and IT Manager

Adam Smith

Marketing and IT Manager
Adam is responsible for managing our PR and Marketing activity including website, social media, marketing campaigns, sales lead management, our CRM database, branding, research and product development.

Natasha Norris

Project Coordinator

Natasha Norris

Project Coordinator
Natacha assists with the organisation of course materials, researching venues for workshops, booking flights and accommodation for consultants where required. She is a point of contact in the absence of the Project Manager, thus ensuring effective communication at all times. Natasha has been involved in the administration of several Development Centres, being the point of contact for participants on the day, as well as the organisation and booking of facilitators, rooms and requirements in advance, and producing materials and handouts to a continuing high standard.

Caroline Cassels

Project Coordinator

Caroline Cassels

Project Coordinator
Caroline assists with the organisation of course materials, researching venues for workshops, booking flights and accommodation for consultants where required. She is a point of contact in the absence of the Project Manager, thus ensuring effective communication at all times

Opportunities at Berkshire Consultancy

We are always interested in hearing from experienced consultants interested in working with Berkshire Consultancy on an Associate basis. You should be a specialist in your chosen field and used to operating in a wide variety of client sectors. While you will be incorporated and autonomous, you will be used to partnering with other professional service providers and able to fit seamlessly into high calibre teams. Our Associates are based around the country but attend regular update sessions as well as joining in development workshops with our core team members.

If you are interested in working with us, please send a CV with a covering letter describing how you meet our requirements to Caroline.Cassels@berkshire.co.uk