“Huge impact! Outstanding framework and powerful tools.”
Exponential & Sustainable
Strategic & Systemic
Transformational Innovation Programs
20+ Years Experience Delivering Disruptive Innovations
100+ Projects: E.g. Microsoft, Tesco, Vodafone, Diageo, Unilever, Virgin, Oxfam, Genentech, Zalando
8-Stage World-Class Proven Innovation Process
40+ Transformation Tools To Unlock Innovation, Intrapreneurship & Collaboration
4th Industrial Revolution Tech Insight: AI to Blockchain to CRISPR
Regenerative Thinking, Purpose, Equality & Sustainability Baked In From The Start
Multi-Stakeholder Approaches & Maximum Employee Engagement
“Inspirational yet incredibly strategic with long-term exponential value creation.”
Head of Mobile Division, Microsoft
Some Examples Of Our Work At the Nexus
Of Innovation, Transformation, Regeneration & Purpose
Global Biotech Company (Silicon Valley)
Working with C-Suite leaders to develop systemic and breakthrough innovations in healthcare delivery in the complex US sector beyond R&D—leveraging our transformational innovation process, toolset, and experiential workshops.
National Innovation Fund
Design and prototype a digital social and systemic innovation platform that can engage high-impact changemakers in collaborative action—leveraging our unique transformational innovation process and toolkit.
Global Bank International Division
Build the capacity of 30+ HSBC Group CEOs to lead breakthrough innovation in their countries and regions whilst developing their relational intelligence and leadership capabilities to resolve interpersonal and cross-functional conflicts—leveraging our transformational leadership curriculum and elements of our transformational innovation process and toolset.
Major Global Non-Profit
Design, prototype, and implement a social innovation lab for new forms of campaigning, activism, and influencing in the inequality and social justice space across the globe, engaging multiple internal and external stakeholders—leveraging elements of our unique transformational innovation process and toolkit.
Construction & Property Company (European Region)
Innovate new business models for commercial property with cross-functional engagement with final deliverable a multi-stakeholder innovation roadmap—leveraging our transformational innovation process and toolkit.
Tech Company (Global)
UK Green Building Council
Industry Sustainability Non-Profit
Design and co-facilitate a cross-sector and collaborative systemic innovation lab process to ideate breakthrough, systemic, and sustainable innovations, whilst cultivating and driving collaborative activities between major member companies (e.g. Canary Wharf Group and Marks & Spencers)—leveraging our transformational innovation approach.
Global Pharmaceutical Company
Design and facilitate a disruptive innovation process to unlock breakthrough ideas for non-pharmaceutical healthcare solutions bringing together multiple internal functions and external industry partners—and supporting the internal innovation function across the global business to become more influential a change leaders—leveraging our transformational innovation process and transformational leadership programs.
High Tech Company (Asia Region)
BBC Knowledge & Learning
Global Content Organization
Design and deliver a multi-stakeholder, participatory design approach to co-create the user experience and personal development journeys of a major multimedia app intended to make available the BBC’s 100+ year content library to all for lifelong learning—harnessing our transformational innovation process and experience design approach.
Government Technology Agency
Engage innovative start-ups and scale-ups from across the region to form a unique narrative to compete on a global scale for inward investment and high-value customers—leveraging our transformational innovation process and multi-stakeholder engagement approach.
Government Innovation Agency
Engage innovative start-ups and corporate innovation teams from across an entire system to input their insights and knowledge into a long-term sustainable innovation strategy for the industry—leveraging our transformational innovation process and multi-stakeholder engagement approach.
Global Education Non-Profit
Design and deliver a process to support the Senior Leadership Team to engage diverse stakeholders to co-develop a purpose-driven business, brand, and communications strategy to adapt to the fast-changing international education system—harnessing our transformational innovation process and systemic change tools.
Global Drinks Business
Design a multi-stakeholder purpose-led approach to drive social innovation ideas and impact across the supply chain in Brazil whilst growing the value of the brand and business—harnessing our transformational innovation process and systemic change tools.
“Both a compass and a Gale Force 9 wind!”
Chief Marketing Officer, Tesco
The Next Level Of Innovation Consulting
Most corporate innovation programs fail across a number of success criteria.
Over 20+ years on the frontlines of disruption we have developed a sophisticated, strategic, and systemic approach that delivers both extreme discipline and rigor and radical creativity and inventiveness to ensure your innovation efforts reap the rewards you deserve—future-proofing your organization, inspiring your stakeholders, and regenerating our crisis-hit world,
Generate breakthrough/disruptive innovations—as well as incremental improvements—and align them in a 3-10 year innovation roadmap to deliver immediate wins and long-term business transformation to a sustainable and exponential organization
Transform sustainability and decarbonization from a cost-center and duty of compliance to a profit center and innovation catalyst at the center of your business
Identify and innovate into new customer needs and pain points before your conventional and out-of-industry competitors do—generating exponential value and impact with our proven and practical process and toolset
Maximize your innovation ROI and derisk the process by driving forward multiple project teams towards exponential value-creation within one program—amortizing costs across business units and engaging in multiple pain points
Unlock a long-term innovation culture whilst avoiding the many pitfalls of corporate innovation—inertia, fear of 'failure', legacy mindsets, underfunding, groupthink, blame games etc
Systematically and rigorously interrogate possible futures—and leverage 4th Industrial Revolution technologies to design and deliver the future you envision
Drive all innovation from an authentic, compelling, and regenerative business purpose—to mitigate rather than exacerbate existential global risks like climate change, biodiversity collapse, inequality, pollution, and disease
Drive business transformation to fit future operating conditions by metabolizing social, technological, and ecological changes in the external world into value-creating products, services, processes, and business models internally
Harness the insights and ideas of employees and partners to improve innovation results and implementation successes—whilst boosting engagement and talent retention
Find, galvanize, and upgrade existing and latent 'intrapreneurs' and innovation champions—whilst proactively managing senior budget-holders with timely and appropriate progress reports
“Extraordinarily rigorous and strategic—yet also had a creative passion that led to breakthrough ideas designed to serve new customer needs.”
Brand Director, Virgin Atlantic
A World-Class 8-Stage Strategic Innovation Process
Evolved Over 25 Years Of Continuous Optimization
8 proven steps to deliver transformational innovations to your organization.
“Felt like pouring raw ‘idea ingredients’ into a machine—and very real and exciting innovations being shaped and processed out the other end… in our case, a step change to what we do.”
Managing Director, Lendlease
Harness 40+ Codified Tools To Drive Forward Innovation
Across Multiple Teams, Projects & Business Units
Rigorously developed over 20 years—and improved after every engagement—our toolset enables cross-functional teams to work in parallel to unlock innovation (alternating between divergent/creative and convergent/strategic thinking).
They allow organizations to amortize the costs of transformational innovation across many teams, projects, and business units—solving multiple customer- and user-led problems at the same time without wastage and over-spend.
The tools also serve to empower team members to become more innovative now and in the future—and avoid consultancy over-reliance.
E.g. The Future Operating Context Engine
E.g. The Transformational Challenge Definition Engine
E.g. The Breakthrough Innovation Engine
E.g. The 10-Year Innovation Roadmap Engine
“Brilliant theory and insights. The value of the transformation tools was spot on. Thank you!”
Senior Vice-President, SAP
Hard-Won Insights From
The Frontlines Of Disruption
A deep dive into how to master transformational innovation and leadership.
“Use their unique voice and powerful insights to inspire wonder. As innovation gurus, their ideas are as relevant to the newest startup as they are to the oldest public company.”