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Ailsa Carson
Partner -Group Marketing & Events Manager
About Ailsa Carson

Ailsa is Group Marketing & Events Manager, and is responsible for the development and delivery of our global events programme

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Alex Everitt
About Alex Everitt

Alex provides marketing, graphic design and videography support to the Consultancy and Academy teams, enabling them to develop engaging and thought-provoking materials.

Andy Brunskill
About Andy Brunskill

Andy is a Partner and specialises in the development and deployment of Operational Excellence Programmes.

Andy Miles
Senior Associate
About Andy Miles

Andy is one of our Senior Associates and supports customers with coaching, leadership and Lean Sigma programmes

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Armin Gruber
Principle Consultant
About Armin Gruber

Armin is a principle consultant, and is a chartered graduate engineer and has previously held senior leadership positions in Manufacturing, including Plant Manager, CEO, Group CTO.

Dr Toni Whitehead
About Dr Toni Whitehead

Toni Whitehead supports our clients with coaching, mentoring and training. Toni specialises in the development and delivery of our Leadership and Improvement Coach programmes and is works closely with the University of Cardiff Lean Competency Centre as an assessor. 

Ed Clements
Senior Associate
About Ed Clements

Ed is part of our global consulting team supporting customers with Opex, Lean, and Agile programmes

Garry Corbet
Partner: CEO of Europe
About Garry Corbet

Garry has over 10 years experience working in continuous improvement using Lean principals and has held several senior leadership roles prior to joining SA Partners. 

Gary Griffiths
Senior Partner
About Gary Griffiths

Gary is Partner and Managing Consultant and supports multi-site companies around the world with the development and deployment of Enterprise Excellence Programmes, & co-author of Staying Lean: Thriving not just Surviving’

Mark Fillingham
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Senior Partner
About J Mark Fillingham

Mark is a Senior Partner and Programme Manager and specialises in coaching and mentoring at an Executive Level.

Jeff Williams
Senior Partner: Business Development Director
About Jeff Williams

Jeff has extensive experience across many Sectors, including Financial services and Food. Jeff joined S A Partners in 1999 after many years working in industry.

John Quirke
Senior Partner: Head of the Life Sciences & Health Sector
About John Quirke

John Quirke is a Senior Partner and Head of the Life Sciences & Health Sector, he also supports both the US and European Business Development Team.

Kevin Phelan
Senior Consultant
About Kevin Phelan

Kevin is a Senior Consultant with our European operations

Laura Davies
Senior Finance Associate
About Laura Davies

Laura is part of our Central Services Finance Team

Lisa Taylor
Business Analyst
About Lisa Taylor

Lisa is a Business Analyst within our Central Finance Team

Megan James
Business Development Manager
About Megan James

I joined S A Partners bringing a commercial background in business development, account management, marketing and business operations to the team. Following 5 years building and managing global Lean and Six Sigma events, I’ve focused my career within Lean and Process Improvement consulting.

Mick Moreton
Mick Moreton
Partner: Head of Situational Leadership Training
About Mick Moreton

Mick supports a range of our clients with their Operational Excellence and certified training programmes.  Mick has extensive practical experience having held operational management and continuous improvement positions in Toyota; Rolls Royce and Airbus. 

Nick Davis
About Nick Davis

Nick is a Certified Lean Sigma Master Black Belt, Chartered Engineer and Fellow in Manufacturing Management with over 30 years of operational & consulting experience within a wide range of industry sectors. 

Noel Hennessy
Senior Associate
About Noel Hennessy

Dr Noel Hennessy is a key part of our Shingo & Operational Excellence team both within Europe and Globally

Richard Lynch
Senior Partner: Operations Director
About Richard Lynch

Richard has over 15 years experience working with clients across the retail and distribution sectors. He has also worked in Automotive, Food, Financial Service, Engineering and the Public Sector. 

Robin Jaques
Senior Partner: Head of Aerospace & Defence
About Robin Jaques

He joined S A Partners in 2000 and supports customers globally within a range of sectors including Manufacturing; Retail; Aerospace, Defence and Distribution.  His passion is for developing sustainable Enterprise Excellence programmes and understanding how companies can connect and engage with their employees.  

Simon Grogan
Managing Director
About Simon Grogan

Simon supports a number of our international clients at a strategic level, with the development and deployment of Enterprise Excellence programmes.  He is also a mentor and coach to a range of senior industry leaders, supporting them to develop their leadership skills.