We are good at what we do. And there are people who are better than us at other things. That’s why we are firm believers in collaboration over competition. We recognise we can all achieve more collectively than we can on our own. You can see below some of the great people we collaborate with. If you like the sound of us and think we could collaborate on interesting and challenging work, do get in touch.
56a Consulting focuses on technology centric Strategy and Architecture, Organisational Transformation, and Solutions Delivery. Led by Pete McLaughlin with over 20 years' experience across Financial Services, IT, Energy, Higher Education, Manufacturing and Media Sectors, we help AAB’s clients address their IT and Technology challenges.
Andy Robertson is an independent IT / Digital Consultant and Programme Assurance expert with direct experience in managing large scale IT organisations at the national level. He spent 10 years working as the Director of IT at NHS National Services Scotland, where he held responsibility for delivery of major national level IT programmes (including SWAN) and for advising Scottish Government on strategy, funding and technical / security matters. Prior to joining the NHS in 2008, Andy gained extensive IT leadership experience across different industries, working with senior stakeholders on the alignment of IT transformation plans with business strategy. Some of his other experience include senior IT roles in the high-tech electronics and computing sector. He spent 5 years based in the USA with Hewlett-Packard where his responsibilities included managing global programme delivery teams specialising in Sales, Marketing and Customer Relationship Management systems.
Agenor is a leading Project Delivery as a Service (PDaaS) provider. We have 18+ years’ experience in successfully planning and implementing major technology and infrastructure change programmes, in some of the world’s largest organisations. We specialise in “Change” activities that require planning and expertise to deliver the required outcomes. Our (PDaaS) service provides a way of leading and managing projects and services that encompass different aspects of change, such as Technology, Business, Digital or any combination of these. This allows our clients to outsource their project management needs to our experienced teams, who work closely with them to ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest standards of quality. We provide both advice and delivery capabilities across the whole programme or project life cycle from inception to implementation, ensuring continuity of service. By using our service, clients can focus on their core business while we take care of the project management and delivery details. To find out more, visit our website: https://www.agenor.co.uk/home
At CamTEC, we harness the power of automation to liberate your employees from repetitive transactional work and enable them to do the things that they were hired to do . We turn efficiency savings into intellectual horsepower that may be applied to solve your strategic challenges and create new areas of value and new products and services that enable growth without a direct increase in your cost to serve.
CamTEC is a an enterprise grade Hyperautomation advisory and delivery partner drawing on over 30 years of experience in delivering technology enabled change programmes at scale. CamTEC was born out of frustration at the direction the big four consultancies and large Systems Integrators were taking Hyperautomation implementation. Outdated models of delivering value through waste elimination have been overtaken by automation value chains and we knew we could do better. CamTEC was formed to focus on pragmatic real world guidance for customers to maximize the benefits of next generation automation and cloud technologies and more rapidly than ever before.
Instead of a people based consulting model we focus on a disruptive technology based engagement that minimizes the effort on your valuable process SMEs by using light touch delivery methods powered by AI driven discovery tools to deliver up to 25% more value from automations in as much as 60% less time.
Lewis Ledingham is the Managing Director of the Ceannas Group, a Scottish based Leadership Development Consultancy that delivers bespoke programmes and solutions to clients worldwide. His remit covers all operational areas of the business with a primary focus of heading up the overarching growth strategy of the organisation. He is also the Founding Director of Ceannas Partners which specialises in Leadership search, selection and integrations services.
Lewis has a very strong business development background which couples with his experience of being a senior leader with one of the world’s leading staffing and services organisations. During his time with Allegis Group, he led a number of large teams across multiple offices and was responsible for overall growth strategy, planning and delivery of business operations. He has significant experience of working with senior executive leaders in a wide variety of organisations to tailor services to meet their needs.
Lewis puts relationships at the centre of the values he lives by, both professionally and personally. He is passionate about building teams with high performance cultures, that enable each and every person to enjoy their work and to feel empowered and motivated to push themselves to their potential and beyond. Going hand in hand with this is his enthusiasm for providing a world-class customer experience. Above all, Lewis understands the importance of great leadership on organisations and the people who work in them, and is committed to helping that to become reality for all Ceannas clients.
Our Partners - East & Inch
Our partners at East + Inch provide business design consultancy that helps companies build better products, services and ways of working.
Jo Ogilvie believes that creating a continuous learning culture in teams, inspires people to love what they do, and people who love what they do build good things for customers.
Don Smith is an inventor and runs two businesses developing both his respiratory invention, The 1nhaler, along with his renewable energy invention, KELP Systems.
He also consults on innovation, invention, disruption and creative strategy and has his own Invention and Disruption Practice called One Hundred Flowers.
Until 2016, Don was an award-winning Creative Director in both the Advertising/Marketing and Digital business transformation fields, which he then left to begin a new career as an inventor, looking to bring his philosophy on innovation and invention into the fields of health, energy, environment and sustainability.
Don’s strategic approach to innovation, invention and disruption theory, helps businesses in a number of sectors to embrace the value of innovation.
His bespoke models for invention and innovation, as well as evaluation, have been developed using some of the most advanced theories and methodologies from the universities of Harvard, Stanford and NYU, as well as strategies and systems from many of the world’s most forward-thinking minds.
As an Entrepreneur in Residence, his model, Concept Theory, is currently being used to test and develop a number of spin-out ventures from Edinburgh University.
Our partners at Simplify Performance are independent business coaches based in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and across Scotland and love working hand in hand with hungry businesses to help them understand and improve their performance so they can achieve BIG.
Rene Looper has, for many years, been regarded as the go-to person in the Highlands for social media consultancy and training. He is an experienced and inspiring speaker, coach, strategist and trainer.
Rene was one of the first in Scotland to actively educate businesses on the potential of social media when he founded Tuminds Ltd in 2006 after setting up a successful 4 star hotel in Moray. In 2011 he was the industry expert on the Social Buzz Awards judging panel, alongside representatives from Google, Tesco, BBC and Microsoft.
Rene presents in an engaging, non-technical way. His practical and hands-on sessions are packed with useful information and delivered at a very accessible pace, and can be pitched at all levels of expertise. Participants leave feeling informed and confident about using social media in a way that will help them achieve tangible results for their business.
Working across the UK and Europe, Rene is able to apply his experience to all business sectors, with particular expertise in the areas of Tourism, Food and Drink and Retail.
He has worked with a broad range of businesses and organisations including Sky B2B, KLM, Johnstons of Elgin, Caledonian Sleeper, Balmoral Estate, Famous Grouse, VisitScotland, Diageo and Cairngorms National Park.