The Alliance Leadership team works with a a group of leading advisors. They contribute to our planning, systems, processes, publications, reports and major programmes.
Steve Baker - As a facilitator, keynote speaker Steve has helped clients successfully deliver hundreds of conferences. Working with groups of up to 1000 delegates, has facilitated group activities, run insightful business simulations and delivered key note presentations. Steve understands how to keep people engaged, challenges them to think differently and ensures they leave knowing what they need to know and fired up to do things differently. Steve joined the Alliance in 2018.
Dr Steven Male - Consulting Advisor
Steven is a leading EU expert on asset and value management. He has worked on major value management, transformation projects and national frameworks impacting many £ billions. Steven has written reference books and major reports on collaboration, procurement and value management. He has led studies for UK Government bodies such as the Environment Agency and the Office of Government commerce as well as the World Bank. He teaches Value Management internationally to asset owners, managers, designers, contractors, service firms and is a Visting Fellow of the University of Bristol.
Stephen M Dent from Partnership Continuum Inc.
Stephen is considered to be one of the top 5 international experts on partnering and alliances. He developed the Partnership Continuum and tens of thousands of leaders and their people have used this game changing approach. He regulalry speaks about partnering and improving performance by improving behaviours. His approach is summarised in his quote 'businesses do not partner - people do'. The Alliance is his EU representative firm and we use his on-line analysis techniques, workbooks and programme methodologies to deliver transformed thinking and results.
Ian Watson Co Founder and former Chairman of ServQ Limited
Ian is highly experienced in cost, process management and partnering. He has extensive knowledge of the engineering, environmental and energy sectors having led major businesses within multi-national consutling groups. Ian has an outstanding track record working at the interface between SMEs and large clients. He is a former advisor to the Princes Trust in the South East. Ian has an excellent understanding of the pressures and challenges in growing SMEs with related experience of inward investment and high end technology transfer.
Sheila Crossley - Company Secretary and Finance Director
Sheila is a Director and the Company Secretary of ASC Management Limited. Sheila has degrees in Industrial Technology and Operational Research. She is a qualified accountant with experience in major chemical companies and senior management in public sector finance.
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