about us


Ian Ellison  MBA, BSc (Hons), CBIFM, FHEA

Our super-connector, known for his energetic and provocative thought leadership. When he isn’t enabling change initiatives with clients, Ian regularly presents and facilitates at events, and hosts our Workplace Matters podcast, inspiring people to think bigger and expect more from the workplace industry. Rumoured to have the biggest home cocktail cabinet in the north. Makes a cracking fruit cake

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Jill Fortune  MA, BSc (Hons), MRICS, CBIFM

Our gentle force of calm, Jill balances deft change leadership expertise with selfless consideration for her clients and colleagues. Named by FM World as one of the 20 most influential women in facilities management and held in high regard throughout the workplace industry, Jill is regularly consulted about future learning and development trends. Her soul is in the high Alps, even when her body can’t be. Devil for a flat white

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Pete Andrews  MBA, CBIFM, ACIBSE

Our megamind, quietly observing, absorbing and decoding the world around him. We swear Pete sees systems archetypes like Neo can see The Matrix. His commercial property, financial and project management expertise drive a grounding rigour through all of our commissions. Known to play the guitar during Skype conferences. Never, ever seen with an Apple product

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James Pinder  PhD, BSc (Hons)

Our research and report writing ninja, always pushing for innovative and creative ways to capture, interpret and present data. What James doesn’t know about both qualitative and quantitative workplace research probably isn’t worth knowing. A true northern runner, James considers it inappropriate to wear more than shorts and a t-shirt unless it’s snowing. Never runs dry of Henderson’s Relish

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