Our Team

Our leadership team comprises some of the most respected names in the industry
  • Laurie Stephens, Managing Partner

    One of the UK’s leading specialists in manufacturing and supply chain and a Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineer by profession, Laurie has been consulting to the UK’s Manufacturing and Engineering sectors for over 25 years in a career which has included senior roles at Accenture, Ernst & Young and Capgemini.

  • Steve Bannister, Partner

    A chartered engineer with over 30 years experience, Steve has delivered transformational business change and turnaround projects across a wide range of sectors including aerospace and defence, pharmaceutical, communications and technology. Steve is a former KPMG partner and has held senior line management positions with Accenture, Capita and Serco.

  • Bernard Baxter, Partner

    A chartered engineer and established expert in operational performance improvement, Bernard’s 30-year career in the manufacturing and engineering sectors includes senior roles with some of the UK’s most respected advisory firms, including the heritage firm of Ingersoll Engineers.

  • John Crampton, Partner

    A former Director of the heritage firm of Ingersoll Engineers, John is one of the UK and Europe’s most renowned authorities on the Manufacturing and Engineering sectors with more than 40 years’ experience as an Engineer, Business Leader and Management Consultant.

  • Richard Haycocks, Partner

    A corporate financier specialising in Engineering and Manufacturing industries, Richard led Ernst & Young’s Corporate Finance team in London for many years and is a non-executive director of a number of companies in the sector.

Our consulting team are all acknowledged experts in their fields, and many of them were part of our Ingersoll Engineers “heritage” firm. Collectively they represent more than 400 years of relevant experience.