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Creative, pragmatic and resilient, Julie loves a business challenge and has the scars to prove it. She puts humans first - and tenaciously designs services round them.
Julie loves a bit of business strategy, service design, marketing and digital with a focus on transformation and change, also proposition development, brand development, communication and behaviour change.
Naghat’s area of expertise is Project Management. She has amazing experience gained from working with businesses in a number of different roles over the years including project management, operations & supply chains and account management (to name just a few).
Naghat loves working with people and is great at making connections, creating learning opportunities and sharing knowledge and insights.
Mark has led some of the largest and most innovative economic development assignments over the last 10 years. He leads multidisciplinary teams collaborating across the private sector and public sector to support business growth across the UK and Europe.
He brings his expertise and insight to the design of business growth programmes, advises the government on regional and sectoral growth strategies and supports clients in their approaches to economic development.
Lesley loves helping clients deliver change. She is passionate about giving a voice to the users of services and also to those team members within organisations who want to own the change. She likes designing change but she is even more excited by the delivery of it (as this is when the rubber really hits the road).
As a mathemagician (title gifted to Lesley by her daughter), she is reasonably analytical which means she is good at evidence-based decision making and investment cases.
No challenge is too complex for Anna - she loves to systematically disrupt, challenge and re-organise ineffective ways of thinking. With a logical but unconventional mindset, she enthusiastically adjusts to the unexpected.
With a background in business strategy, marketing and cybercrime, Anna recently joined the AAB Consulting team after completing her postgraduate degree at the University of Edinburgh Law School.
Everyone needs an Audrey!
She is a highly experienced Project Support Officer who provides a range of project support from reporting, financial control, to logistical support and administration. Experienced in supporting National and international Project teams, she provides commercial Management support to ensure adherence to project budgets and is highly effective in event management and logistics.
Claire is a Corporate Finance expert. She likes nothing better than supporting owners to grow their businesses, plan succession and implement change.
As a qualified accountant, numbers are definitely Claire’s thing and she blends this with her passion for helping businesses develop, plan and deliver bold strategies.
Graeme is the Chair of our Consulting Board of Directors. He is ambitious, challenging, hugely supportive and very funny. He has the ability to cut through issues and is decisive which is exactly what we require in our Chairperson.
In addition to being the Chair of Anderson Anderson & Brown Consulting, Graeme has a day job as CEO of the AAB group of companies so quite a busy man.
Doug is the Partner in charge of growth for the AAB group of companies and a member of our Consulting Board of Directors. Doug is insightful and bold yet practical and realistic. He is always one step ahead which is great as it keeps us on our toes.
Doug’s expertise is in Corporate Finance so we will be the first to know if a deal is on the cards that involves the Consulting business.
Karen is our HR Director and supports us on everything from recruitment, contracts, job roles, payroll, personal development and performance management. She is our oracle on all things HR.
Karen is a massive ‘people person’ both professionally and personally and she is a constant source of support to us as we build our business.
Alan is literally our financial support system. Alan and his amazing team keep us right on all things finance-related; from our cash-flow, invoicing, tax payments, equity plans and every small finance issue in between.
Finance can be a bit of a dry subject (sorry Alan) but Alan almost makes it enjoyable. He is an unbelievably positive and funny team member – a great role model for FDs everywhere.
Our partners at East + Inch provide business design consultancy that helps companies build better products, services and ways of working.
Jo 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.
Our partners at MakeUI create rich and meaningful product experiences for users through innovation and transformation as part of a collaborative team based design process.
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.