Our Team

Dr Andrew Larner

Chief Executive

With more than 25 years’ experience in improving public services, iESE’s Chief Executive is an acclaimed transformation expert not just in the UK but internationally - with a breadth of experience working with local authority models around... Read more

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Heather Lumby

Executive Director

As a senior member of the iESE management team, Heather has more than a 15 years’ experience in delivering change management programmes for public services that deliver measurable efficiencies and outcomes. A specialist in bespoke... Read more

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Vanda Leary

Digital Business Lead

Vanda has almost 30 years’ experience delivering successful projects and consultancy assignments across public and private sector. She combines programme management rigour and formal qualifications, such as MSP, Prince2 and P3O... Read more

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Dave Downes

Senior Business Consultant

An experienced Prince2 and MSP-qualified programme manager, Dave has delivered successful transformation projects across almost every area of public service.  His experience spans across local authorities, the education sector, health... Read more

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Graham Simmons

Senior Business Consultant

Graham has worked on end-to-end transformation projects in the public sector for 25 years. After starting his career in railway signal engineering with London Underground, he moved into project management in 1990. Over the next five years... Read more

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Matt Radcliffe

Senior Business Consultant

With more than 10 years' of change management experience across local government, the NHS and higher education, Matt is passionate about organisational development and getting the most out of your people. Specialising in the design,... Read more

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Jim Weir

Senior Business Consultant

Jim is one of the UK’s leading authorities on integrated social care service design, and a key part of iESE’s approach to delivering innovation in modernising the care sector. After graduating from North Carolina University in America with... Read more

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Ellen Blakemore

Business Consultant

Ellen is one of iESE’s up and coming stars – after graduating from the University of Sussex with a BA in Politics, including a year spent abroad in the Netherlands, she spent time working across a range of service areas at Kent County... Read more

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Sherif Attia

Business Consultant

Sherif is iESE’s newest graduate joining us from Kent County Council where he had previously been focusing on process redesign as part of a transformation programme in Adult Social Care. In 2015 he graduated from the University of Sussex... Read more

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Sally Cornelius

Business Consultant

Sally is iESE’s lead sales & marketing specialist, and leads the organisation’s approach to business growth. With more than 25 years’ experience in supporting both private and public sector organisations, Sally’s experience covers the... Read more

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Pam Humphries

Finance Manager

With 20 years’ experience in financial management and a passion for public services, Pam ensures the organisation has solid roots and first-class financial management. As well as managing budgets and financial reporting, she works with... Read more

Annabelle Spencer

Head of Marketing

Annabelle is our lead on digital communications, marketing and advertising. A graduate of Newcastle University with a BA in Modern Languages with Business, she has experience of working in digital marketing advertising in the UK, France... Read more

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