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OUR MANIFESTO

Delivering consulting as it should be

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Award-winning specialist digital and business transformation consultancy

Our speciality is delivering elegant yet pragmatically designed and sustainable change. Our clients, including FTSE 100 organisations, get faster, less expensive, longer lasting business transformation from us, delivered innovatively and with minimal disruption. We think that’s entirely reasonable.

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Life at Gate One is anything but ordinary. With interesting client projects, a dynamic team and the space to grow yourself and build our business with us, the opportunities are endless.

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TIME FOR A CHANGE? JOIN OUR TEAM

Life at Gate One is anything but ordinary. With interesting client projects, a dynamic team and the space to grow yourself and build our business with us, the opportunities are endless.

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NAVIGATING YOUR DIGITAL CHOICES

We support our clients to design their organisational strategies, uncover their strategic digital choices and deliver value from digital investments.

DIGITAL THAT COUNTS

We support our clients to design their organisational strategies, uncover their strategic digital choices and deliver value from digital investments.

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MEET SOME OF OUR TEAM

Umbar Shakir
Umbar ShakirUmbar Shakir| Principal & Digital Leadlinkedin icon



Umber is head of digital at Gate One. She has 17 exciting years’ experience in digital and has delivered end to end digital transformation in a wide range of businesses and sectors, from strategy and portfolio direction to digital innovation and culture change. She is passionate about digital and its power to help organisations and their customers discover new ways of doing business and living their lives.

Umbar is a freelance digital artist and photographer and has been published in major international fashion magazines including Elle and Asiana. She also designs skins for 3D virtual reality gaming via Second Life.


9 May 2018How digital drives better insightsDigital is how we harness new technologies and data to do business and live our lives in new ways. From...
17 April 2018Making Digital CountHow to create real value and growth from digital...
13 March 2018Breaking free: when legacy lets you downLetting go of legacy housing systems in favour of modular best in breed technologies can give housing associations a better...
9 March 2018Joining the data dots in public housingHousing associations capture a lot of data as they go about delivering their repairs services, but they don’t always exploit...
Umbar Shakir
Principal & Digital Lead
Gemma SarjeantGemma Sarjeant| Managerlinkedin icon



Gemma started her consulting career at a Big Four firm delivering complex business change programmes. She has ten years’ experience focused on the pharmaceuticals, consumer business and retail sectors, working in areas such as complex programme and change management, supply chain operations and post merger integration. Gemma believes the best way to ensure excellent project delivery is to work collaboratively with clients to build results that stick.

Gemma enjoys exploring the world on two wheels, two skis or a surfboard, and will try to cram in a European mini-break at any given opportunity.


20 February 2018Beyond the 30-day planTaking a patient, longer-term view of post-deal implementation is the only realistic way to deliver synergies from complex...
6 February 2018Opening the gate to the next chapterGemma Sarjeant reflects on what makes Gate One different and why she loves working here...
Digital Santa20 December 2017Reinventing Santa Inc.A festive take on boosting Santa's digital capability ...
7 April 2017Integration cultureManaging the people dimension of a complex integration...
Gemma Sarjeant
Manager
James cooperJames Cooper| Client Directorlinkedin icon



James accumulated over a decade of Big Four consulting experience in the UK and Australia prior to joining Gate One. He has driven transformative change in a range of public and private sector multinationals and now leads Gate One’s Travel & Transport sector.

A proven problem solver, James specialises in operating model design, portfolio management, customer strategy and experience, and performance improvement. James relishes building high performing teams to work side by side with clients on their most complex and high profile programmes.

James is a seasoned explorer with his countries visited tally at 40 and counting, including a 2017 visit to France where he fulfilled his lifelong dream of representing Great Britain in the (now IOC-recognised) sport of Ultimate Frisbee.


18 July 2017Why Beautiful Operating Models FailReal change needs a non-traditional approach...
James Cooper
Client Director
Grace Blundell
Grace BlundellGrace Blundell| Senior Consultantlinkedin icon



Grace has a strong track record of strategic design and programme delivery with over six years’ experience delivering in complex operational and asset intensive environments. She has worked on large complex programmes with senior leaders in organisations in both the public and private sector, and has been involved in all stages of a programme lifecycle, from development of the business case to the deployment or commissioning phase.

Grace is a keen traveller and has recently explored southern Africa where she tested the boundaries of her comfort zone through sky-diving and quad biking over some of the world’s biggest sand dunes. She enjoys dancing and trying out unusual gym classes.


26 January 2018Winter: the accidental emergencyShifting from fire fighting to sustainable solutions: supporting the move to Accountable Care Systems...
Grace Blundell
Senior consultant

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