Skarbek’s unique combination of remarkable people

Combining original perspectives and deep sector experience

It is not the critic who counts; …… The credit belongs to the man and woman who is actually in the arena….. who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause;
Theodore Roosevelt

The Skarbek team are at home in the arena, they know the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, they will spend themselves for your worthy cause

Board & Senior Management
Ian Pontefract

Chairman with a reputation for building high-performing teams and driving sustainable growth

Sir David Wright GCMG LVO

Senior Advisor, Sir David was previously the UK's Ambassador to Japan and was Vice Chair of Barclays Capital.

Paul Heugh

Senior business leader with formidable global experience in the planning and execution of strategy

Sylvie Watts

Sylvie is a former corporate law firm partner who has led law firm restructures

General Sir Michael Rose KCB, CBE, DSO, QGM

General Rose is one of Britain's most distingushed soldiers and a former head of UK Special Forces

Jill Ridley-Smith

Jill works as a Non-Executive Director and with start-up and scale-up companies as a business mentor, coach, advisor and investor.

Sally Storey

Sally is a strategic and results-oriented leader with over 20 years of experience

Simon Pulsford

Simon is an International business excutive with a track record of delivering growth

Pat Ansell

A highly experienced executive with a strong track record of delivery in senior finance and commercial roles

Sanja Petric

Sanja is known to deliver lasting creative high quality solutions to some of the most difficult project management challenges

Tanguy Pellen

Tanguy is a recognized expert in crafting strategies for innovation and transformation

Ruth Corcoran-Henry

Outstanding programme director and project manager with extensive R&D expertise

Sophie Crousse

Sophie is a senior corporate affairs executive and a qualified lawyer with diverse experience in strategy implementation

Maurice Ramharrack

Accomplished project manager and innovator with over 13 years of experience within the Beauty Industry

Charlotte Southwell

Charlotte is an experienced marketing professional with a demonstrated history of delivering marketing objectives

Amanda Foster

Office Manager with experience in recruiting, leading and motivating large teams

Vanessa Chan

Digital Project Manager / Technical Analyst specialising in research and integration tools

Teodora Lungu

Management Accountant with broad expertise across a range of sectors

Key Consultants
Alix Horsch

Highly experienced and versatile international project manager with over 20 years of experience

Stephen Meek

Over 13 years’ experience of successful transformational project delivery

Anton Herbig

Highly Experienced Global Operations Leader with over 39 years of Manufacturing and Supply experience with Pharmaceuticals

Phil Gadie

Expert in the execution of projects, programmes and in organisational risk and resilience management

Valerie Bobillier

Recognised expert in project management with over 20 years of experience within the FMCG industry

Huw Bollen

Versatile programme director, project manager with extensive enterprise programme experience

Peter Holmer-Bretlau

International leader of cross-functional teams with more than 25 years of experience

Holly Rix

Expert in brand and marketing strategy, consumer insight generation and business management

David Walters

An accomplished commercial leader with over 30 years of experience in Pharma

James Olsen

Accomplished leader with a wealth of experience in delivering Business Transformation, M&A, Strategy and Commercial Planning

Sandrine Delabrière

International expert in innovation and strategic marketing

Kerry O’Callaghan

Corporate Marketing & Communications c-suite professional with over 25 years’ experience in global FTSE 100

Paul Dove

Recognised expert in R&D, building innovation capability, large-scale product implementation and operational programs

Andy Grieves

Highly respected global Pharma / Biopharma Operations Executive with over 30 years’ experience

Kasia Luther

Experienced marketeer with specialism in product development and multinational project management

Dirk Schraepen

Experienced program manager, with close to 20 years of experience

Rebecca Stephens MBE

First woman to climb the seven summits, inspirational speaker.

Andy Claughton

Andy is highly experienced in technical project management and the implementation of change.

Charles Peachey

Charles is a vastly experienced programme director and business consultant

Sean Shrimpton

Highly experienced individual with over 25 years experience in leadership, capability, and strategy

Ioana Stevin

Experienced supply chain professional with over 20 years of experience

Colette Marquez-Estevez

Programme director with multi-national experience across a wide range of assignments

Chris Charlton

Chris Charlton is a highly experienced business leader, board advisor, programme director and consultant

April Scott

Executive coach with 20 years' HR experience at Fortune 500 companies

Allisyn James

Experienced commercial director, capability and change facilitator

Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb KBE, CMG, DSO

The epitome of a Special Forces officer, unfussy, straight talking with a flair for creative solutions

Major General Graham Binns CBE, DSO, MC

Accomplished senior leader responsible for leadership development in the UK military, coach and advisor

Marie Salmon

Experienced International project leader with multi sector experience

Lisa Koh

Lisa is a supply chain professional, project manager and senior analyst

Belinda Dolbear

Belinda is a former senior commercial lawyer, with over 20 years extensive experience across multiple sectors

Suhas Dantes

Suhas is a Finance and Supply Chain professional with 4 decades of diverse experience.

Christi Novomesky

A highly experienced associate with more than 22 years of project management, innovation and operational experience.

James Hayward

A former soldier with a strong record leading strategic projects in the hospitality, leisure and sports sectors.

Aline Fornear

Experienced R&D and technical project management professional with extensive experience delivering innovation in the FMCG industry

Saskia Fontein

Saskia is an experienced life sciences & healthcare consultant highly skilled at developing creative strategies and leading successful implementation

Dr R Jeremy Stone MD MBA FRSA

Jeremy is a physician, entrepreneur, financier, investor, CEO, CFO and consulting strategist with more than 25 years of global experience

Lieutenant General George Flynn

Senior leader with 38 years experience including leading six different organisations change programmes

Deepak Gunvante

Vast experience in R&D and innovation and resilience and executive coach

Mike Preston

Senior European business IT and programme and project leader with wide organisation expertise