Public services sit at the forefront of change in meeting the challenge of rising demands, increased technology and delivering more for less. We build and share knowledge across multiple, sophisticated sectors, working in genuine partnership with clients and communities to increase overall effectiveness.

Meet the team

Will McAlpine - Principal Researcher

Will McAlpine

Principal Researcher


Penny Baker - Principal Consultant

Penny Baker

Principal Consultant

Central Government

Emma Clark - Senior Project Co-ordinator

Emma Clark

Senior Project Co-ordinator

Regulation & Professional Standards

Rosemary Baylis-West - Principal Consultant

Rosemary Baylis-West

Principal Consultant

Central Government

Sam Ellis - Director of Strategy & Marketing

Sam Ellis

Director of Strategy & Marketing

Emily Perry - Principal Researcher

Emily Perry

Principal Researcher


Robin Staveley - Practice Lead

Robin Staveley MBE

Practice Lead


Liaquat Lal - Partner

Liaquat Lal


Housing Local Government

Clients we work with

The Barbican
Raven Housing Trust
Mayors Office for Policing and Crime
Cheshire West and Chester Council
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
UK Research and Innovation
Bury Council
WorldSkills UK
Greater London Authority
University College London
Oldham Council
Hertfordshire County Council
The Royal Parks
South Wales Police
Saffron Housing Trust
University of Bristol
General Medical Council

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