Our people


Laura Harrison


Big picture thinker and business leader, with a background in strategy, business transformation and organisation development and change in large corporates, consulting and the non-profit sector. During her career, Laura has worked for organisations that include PwC, EY, Aviva and CIPD.

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Samantha Whittaker


Commercial business leader with a background of operating at international leadership level in publishing, knowledge and education sectors. A conceptual thinker, Sam’s expertise lies in framing strategic choices in disrupted business environments. Sam has worked or consulted for CIPD, OECD, Springer Nature, McGraw-Hill Companies, Thomson Reuters, John Wiley & Sons.

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What Inspires Us?


Democratic Enterprise

The Democratic Enterprise: liberating your business with freedom, flexibility and commitment Lynda Gratton The recent announcement from the MIT Sloan Management Review that Lynda Gratton, along with her co-author, Andrew Scott, were recipients of the Richard Beckhard Memorial Prize for their article on ‘The Corporate Implications of Longer Lives’ prompted me to revisit a book […]


Doughnut Economics

Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist by Kate Raworth As part of this year’s summer reading, I picked up a copy of Kate Raworth’s bestselling Doughnut Economics. Part of its allure, along with its reference to a large, sticky cake, was that it was an economics book written by a woman. […]