Strategy Consulting Limited



   0845 8380936
John Courtney JOHN COURTNEY A.I.B.C., M.A.B.S., MInstD

The Managing Director of Strategy Consulting Limited, John Courtney has been a Company Director for over 20 years, including many years as Chairman or Managing Director in his own businesses which have ranged from sporting goods to agricultural chemicals. he has been a Non Executive Director for several SME's.

John has trained at The Academy of Business Strategy, and is an associate of the Institute of Management Consultancy, and a member of the Institute of Directors. He is also a visiting lecturer on the MBA course at Cranfield University School of Management. John has run training seminars at board level on corporate strategy and made presentations to both large and small groups on funding strategies. He brings a wealth of experience, particularly in corporate strategy, funding, business planning, internet strategy and marketing strategy.

John is an approachable, practical, down to earth consultant comfortable in the board room of plc's as well as helping with implementation with smaller companies.


Kath Dawson KATHRYN DAWSON BSc. (Hons)., M.B.A.

Kathryn Dawson is the company's General Manager, and she is also an experienced and multi-skilled consultant in her own right. Prior to Strategy Consulting, Kath was head of Strategic Business Analysis and International Client Administration with a multinational corporation and operated in both the UK and USA.

Kath is mainly responsible for client, supplier and associate relationships. Her passion is to deliver effective Search Engine Optimisation for clients.





Stephanie's talent is in Sales and Marketing Management. Her career spans almost 20 years and has been split between these two sectors, initially in Media and then in Freight Forwarding. Stephanie also spent 8 years assisting in the rebuilding of the largest Kuwaiti Newspaper's Commercial Press, she then worked in southern California working in Video Production and then in Freight Forwarding.

Stephanie assists our clients by heightening their awareness of the various funding and strategic tools that we work with to ensure that they have the optimum amount of options available in order to progress their business.



Jane Bromley

JANE BROMLEY Chartered Marketer, DipM, BA Hons

With 19 years business experience, Jane has advised the Boards and Management teams of both blue chip and smaller companies for well over a decade. Having set up a company from scratch, led a European roll out, increased revenues by ?millions several times over, helped companies to turn around sliding profits and headed up global product launches, she uses her extensive expertise to help businesses achieve their full potential.

Jane trained at Cranfield University and Ashridge in Breakthrough Business Strategy. One of the very first Chartered Marketers, she has an international reputation for delivering results through effective business strategies and creating compelling value for customers. She lectures on subjects ranging from “What successful companies do differently”, “Bringing business strategy to life” to “Extraordinary Results through customer loyalty”. She is currently writing a book on leadership.



David Rich - ConsultantDAVID RICH F.C.P.I.L, F.I.L.E.X.

David has helped many businesses obtain funding via the Small Firm’s Loan Guarantee Scheme and is an expert at preparing business plans and forecasts for such applications, particularly in software and IT. His wide expertise and experience are also used to help and advise small businesses on how to grow and thrive in today’s competitive marketplace. He is also a business advisor with his activities centred mainly on the software sector.

David is a former lawyer with over 20 years in claims related professions, the majority of which was spent with the UK’s leading personal injury law firm. He has for many years regularly written articles on IT and business for various industry journals.


Andrew Myall - ConsultantANDREW MYALL

Andrew has worked in finance for over 10 years and has succeeded in raising many different kinds of funding for small and medium sized businesses. Having developed over 100 business and financial plans from Florist to International Telecoms Company Andrew's methods and contact base has enabled him to become and accomplished financier.

Andrew has also started several business ventures including Telecoms Infrastructure, Offshore Hedge Funds, Jewellery importers, Investment land and property thus making his knowledge base flexible and wide spread.

Andrew is 40 years old (life begins) and married with three girls all under 9 years of age.


Jan has been a management consultant for the past 15 years, interspersed with a number of interim general management assignments. He has worked for a wide range of organizations including Boston Consulting Group, Societe Generale, a supplier of furniture to IKEA, a corporate finance boutique, the European Patent Office and primary healthcare.

Jan has worked in Western and Central Europe and speaks fluent English, Polish, French and German. His special interests are organisation strategy, implementation of change, and aligning the purpose of the organisation with that of its stakeholders.

Ian Maltby IAN MALTBY A.C.I.B.

Ian rose through the ranks of a major bank and following several managerial roles in branches, retail and corporate relationship management, his long career culminated in an executive position on the lending side. For 5 years he has been a highly professional and practical commercial finance and business consultant using his experience to assist on a wide range of funding or related business matters.

Ian particularly enjoys finding solutions to problems, and specialisms include writing business plans, making presentations to banks, conducting negotiations or mediating with lenders, plus his passion for the Small Firms Loan Guarantee Scheme. Ian has many connections, is an accredited consultant to Business Link and a member of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers.



Ann Goodwin - Consultant ANN GOODWIN, Chartered Marketer, FCIM, DipM

Ann began her long and varied marketing career with household names such as Fisons, RS Components and Bostik. Whilst working for the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, Ann developed and implemented a strategy to communicate the health and safety message both in the UK and overseas to various safety critical industries including construction, rail, oil and healthcare.

Her last position as an employee was as Marketing Director for Catalis Rail Training, an international supplier of training and development services to the rail industry, where Ann had responsibility to develop a management portfolio of services for the newly privatised industry. Clients included Railtrack, Virgin Trains, Amec, Balfour, Alstom and Kier.

Today, Ann advises on strategic marketing direction to meet clients’ business objectives. In addition, Ann overseas the implementation of marketing plans to ensure the various tactical aspects are adopted across the breadth of the marketing mix. Despite holding senior positions, Ann has never lost the ability to 'roll up her sleeves' and deliver cost-effective, practical solutions that work.

In recent years, she has supported clients at both a strategic and tactical level across a number of industries including Construction, NHS and Healthcare, Rail, FMCG, Leisure and IT.

As a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and a Chartered Marketer, Ann has lectured for the professional CIM exams and delivered numerous training courses on marketing.

Outside of work, Ann is an avid follower and member of Leicester Tigers and England rugby supporters clubs.

Ray Clancy - Consultant RAY CLANCY

Ray is a PR specialist and has 20 years experience in Fleet Street working for the Press Association, The Times, The Daily Telegraph and the Mail on Sunday. She is a regular contributor to The Sun, Sunday Express and Family Circle magazine. She specialises in tailor-made articles that give clients control over what appears in publications and work with photographers and marketing specialists. Ray also provides media awareness seminars. She is a mentor for the Prince's Trust.


Anthony Greenman ANTHONY GREENMAN A.C.I.B., M.C.M.I.

Tony is a former banker who worked at senior levels for Barclays for 30 years before becoming a consultant to use his vast experience for corporate clients. Tony has advised business people on how to set up a business, borrow from a bank, use financial information as a tool for success and, when it has all gone wrong, get the bank and customer together to negotiate a settlement.

An expert on the Government Small Firms Loan Guarantee scheme, he has also helped companies to create a simple business plan that places objectives in an order for action.


Elizabeth is a highly skilled consultant in mind-body medicine and a personal coach. She works in both Australia and U.K. She has had over 10 years experience in developing and delivering life skills and return to work programmes. She has trained in the fields of meditation, mind-body medicine and psychotherapy. She integrates strategies to access intellectual, emotional and spiritual intelligence in her work. Her expertise is in helping individuals and groups achieve change and growth through meditation, visioning, positive thinking, healthy communication, exercise and creative problem solving. She has published and presented to international audiences on topics such as the role of meditation in the workplace, spirituality and leadership in management, prevention of stress and back pain in the work place, conflict resolution and negotiation.


Alex has a Masters Degree in Applied Mathematics and has many programming certificates as well as over seven years experience in developing systems across Europe. He has strong analytical and problem solving skills and a thorough and innovative approach to the accomplishment of assigned tasks. His technical skills include Java programming, database management and web development


David's background extends over 17 years in sales management, ranging from small and medium sized businesses to international organisations. Always a hands-on sales leader, David has recruited and managed sales teams to exceed targets and drive revenue growth in competitive business-to-business environments.

Since 2005 David has worked as a management consultant specialising in sales strategy, operations and execution. His client portfolio ranges from start-ups & emerging companies, through to established firms needing to re-start or turnaround sales performance. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Sales & Marketing Management.


Nik has a successful record in both strategic business planning and implementation. He has helped ‘Blue Chip’ companies exceed their expectations with market entry and business development, restructuring, performance turnaround and merger and acquisition initiatives.

He has start-up, JV, emerging market, growth and mature companies experience with both public and privately held organisations. He is commercially focused on behalf of his clients and has excellent analytical, problem solving, communication and relationship building skills.

Nik has more than 20 years corporate experience in industry with leading multi-nationals in manufacturing and supply chain services sectors. He has worked for more than a decade in Managing Director Regional Vice President roles in UK, North America, Europe and the Far East.

Our links with the Institute of Management Consultancy, the Academy of Business Strategy, the Institute of Directors and Beer & Partners and the Chartered Institute of Marketing provide an extensive network of qualified and experienced consultants with a depth of experience in strategy, marketing, finance, business planning and the internet.

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Strategy Consulting Limited
Tel: 0845 8380936
Fax: 0870 1369549

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