SECTOR EXPERTISE

To remain competitive and meet growing customer expectations all businesses are navigating constant, rapid and increasingly technological change.

CONSUMER BUSINESS

Consumer businesses are facing large-scale trends that are disrupting the industry; with digital technologies affecting every part of the value chain and allowing these traditionally business-to-business companies to directly engage with customers in new and innovative ways.

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ENERGY AND UTILITIES

With unprecedented change in the energy sector, the balancing act of revolutionising operations and business models with the need to invest in new energy strategies is no mean feat. But the opportunities to transform into an energy provider of the future are ripe for those who seize the challenge.

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FINANCIAL SERVICES

Investment banks and asset managers are dealing with a complex portfolio of change and regulatory initiatives still dominate the landscape. Running multiple, complex programmes with overlapping delivery timelines is a real challenge even for experienced senior executives.

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LIFE SCIENCES

The pace of change in the life sciences industry has never been greater. Companies are under pressure to keep up with significant levels of market activity including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), technological advancement coupled with enhanced customer expectations, and heightened disruption from non-traditional competitors.

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MANUFACTURING

The manufacturing sector is facing unprecedented challenges with Industry 4.0 creating complex work environments, continuously changing customer expectations and the increase in technological advancements.

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PUBLIC SECTOR

Austerity measures have created challenges for all government departments, public sector providers and healthcare organisations alike. Faced with the challenge of delivering more value while keeping costs low.

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RETAIL

The retail sector is facing unprecedented challenges, with rapid changes in customer buying behaviour and ever-increasing cost complexities. Despite a fiercely competitive market, great opportunity exists for those who dare to innovate and adapt to deliver a seamless customer experience.

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MEET SOME OF OUR TEAM

Ben Tye
Ben TyeBen Tye| Partnerlinkedin icon



Ben leads our retail, consumer business and manufacturing sectors. He specialises in scaling innovation into transformation and has led both lean, agile innovation teams and large-scale programmes. He particularly focuses on the people and cultural change required to create lasting value. He has over 20 years’ consulting experience.


Video AIVideo AI4 December 2019Gate One, Nvidia and Silicon Valley Bank host breakfast seminar on deploying AI and video analytics into retailOur recent breakfast seminar about the significant changes AI and video analytics are having on the retail industry...
Clothes shoppingClothes shopping30 November 2019Digital operating model design and implementationA luxury good retailer overcoming reduced profits and a decline in footfall...
Shopping at the food marketShopping at the food market29 October 2019Designing a commercial operating model for a major grocerOptimising teams for success following the acquisition of another major retailer...
22 April 2019GDPR data privacy development and implementationDelivering a major GDPR compliance programme for our client, a FTSE100 organisation, including data privacy strategy, training and change management...
4 April 2019Fender’s Female Future – Digital and Data-DrivenHow Fender used data-driven transformation to upturn conventional thinking about what it means to be in the guitar business in...
Ben Tye
Retail, Consumer Business & Manufacturing Lead
Spiro Comitis
Spiro ComitisSpiro Comitis| Client Directorlinkedin icon



Energy organisations are facing a perfect storm of social, economic and technological disruptions that demand change at a pace that accelerates every year. For Spiro, this is an incredibly exciting opportunity to deliver the innovation and creativity that Gate One is famous for. His work in business transformation has taught Spiro that if we want to create a new future, we need inspired thinking that differs from the mindset that produced the status quo. Add to that a good dose of “sleeves rolled up” action and anything becomes possible.


7 May 2020How to plan for returning to the office after lockdownOrganisations are now returning to the office. Here are some real-world, practical tools and resources to help kickstart your planning...
Spiro Comitis
Energy & Utilities Lead
Alex McEvoy
Alex McEvoyAlex McEvoy| Partnerlinkedin icon



A founding partner of Gate One, Alex is proud of our pioneering spirit and strong camaraderie. He enjoys developing innovative solutions for transformation challenges and likes nothing more than toasting the shared hard yards of a job well done. Working principally in the financial services and public sectors, he has extensive experience of hands-on delivery of high profile, complex global transformation programmes, governance of £multi-billion change portfolios and building organisations’ capability to deliver change themselves.


18 March 2020Delivering a leading approach to tackle financial crimeOur client had the vision to spearhead its industry in detecting, deterring and protecting its clients against financial crime....
19 January 2020Development of a client outreach strategyA leading financial services company required an outreach strategy ahead of a number of upcoming compliance deadlines....
Busy train stationBusy train station28 November 2019IR35 - Driving the evolution of change and transformation from resource to results drivenLooming changes to IR35 regulations have added complexity to an already disruptive business environment...
Train stationTrain station27 November 2019Why should procurement own the IR35 response?Impending changes to IR35 regulations mean businesses that rely heavily on contractor resources are facing significant disruption...
5 September 2019Enterprise data platform implementation for leading international insurerHelping our client deliver an advanced big data platform, addressing the data complexities across insurance policies, premiums, claims, settlements and...
17 April 2019Gate One's client, Whitbread, wins transformation of the yearWe are very proud to share that our long-term client, Whitbread, has recently been awarded two prestigious awards....
8 February 2019Regulating fintech - herding tech-savvy cats?Fintech companies may feel that regulation is counterintuitive to innovation. Alex McEvoy considers the upside of fintech regulation....
17 January 2019Owning up to past misdeeds: self-regulation as a cure for market conduct issuesHow banks can learn from others, such as cryptocurrencies, to drive positive change....
5 December 2018Walls don't make a fortressOur paper, 'Walls don't make a fortress', provides actionable insight into how financial crime frameworks can be reviatalised....
2 May 2018Micro-services in the insurance sectorDigital transformation with less implementation risk...
Alex McEvoy
Financial Services Lead
Simon Dennis
Simon DennisSimon Dennis| Partnerlinkedin icon



Simon has spent over 15 years leading and delivering change programmes in multiple sectors, with a focus on healthcare and life sciences. He specialises in helping leadership teams to achieve large scale change execution and culture shift. A founding partner and director of talent at Gate One, Simon passionately believes that building a growth mindset culture of coaching and continuous improvement creates profound development opportunities for our consultants and lasting change for our clients.


Best-companies-bannerBest-companies-banner20 February 2020Gate One ranked 22 in 'The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies To Work For' 2020This accolade follows the 3-star accreditation awarded to Gate One by Best Companies late last year...
10 December 2019Global Joint Venture Integration: Sales capability organisation designOur client was undertaking the acquisition of another major retailer. This required a programme of work to optimise both teams...
28 November 2019Best companies recognises Gate One for extraordinary levels of workplace engagementGate One has been awarded a 3-star accreditation by Best Companies in recognition of extraordinary levels of workplace engagement...
22 March 2019People Analytics Operating Model for a FTSE 100 pharmaceutical companyDesigning a new People Analytics operating model, covering people, process, tools and technology, with a new data initiative prioritisation framework...
18 September 2018Being the best consultants we can bePart Two: Simon Dennis' interview on the Climb in Consulting Podcast Series....
17 September 2018Gate One's approach to consultingPart One: Simon Dennis' interview on the Climb in Consulting Podcast Series....
1 March 2018Are consultants ready for radical transparency?Aspiring to higher standards of accountability and authenticity...
16 January 2018Re-thinking talent in consultingWhy autonomy, mastery and purpose matter most...
Simon Dennis
Life Sciences Lead
Nick Kennell
Nick KennellNicks Kennell| Partnerlinkedin icon



Nick leads our Public Sector and Strategy teams at Gate One. He is motivated by the goals that matter most to his clients and has led multiple C-suite client teams on a journey to shape and execute their strategy. He is a senior strategic advisor, a critical thinker and an empathetic leader. He is passionate about healthcare but has advised on some of the most challenging client issues across sectors. Most recently he has been supporting clients in the NHS and local government in achieving their ability to deliver high-quality services more effectively.


18 February 2020Strategy development and operating model blueprintFollowing a new leadership team and staff changes, Gate One was engaged to develop and re-focus a strategy for HealthcareUK...
16 April 2019A tough pill to swallow - patient care will only improve if patients expect lessThe NHS Long-Term Plan emphasises the move of care away from hospital settings....
23 July 2018Shaping our legacy in healthGate One is proud to support TEDxNHS 2018...
24 May 2018The health sector financial improvement mythSwitch attention from the catch to the throw...
24 October 2017Trust the TrustHospital performance will only have a chance to recover when stakeholders get together. #TrusttheTrustNHS...
Nick Kennell
Public Sector Lead

If you would like to speak to Gate One about how we can support you with your transformation journey please contact any of our team members.