Alan Armitage

Founder and MD,

Alan is the founder and managing director of He established to assist organisations to think about the solutions they need to compete in tomorrow’s ever-increasingly competitive and demanding marketplace. This is done through a combination of consulting assignments, advisory roles, short-medium term executive appointments and board directorships.

Alan has over 35 years’ industry experience in the UK, Bermuda, Canada, Mainland China and Hong Kong, specialising in executive management, strategy development, new markets & business development, transformation & change management, innovation, M&A execution and board leadership. Alan’s experience forms the basis for the business consultancy, advisory and board leadership services provided by

Alan has further developed this skill set as an alumnus of Wharton Business School and a graduate from the Financial Times Non-Executive Diploma programme.

Entry tip: What I am looking for regarding best practice is demonstrable evidence that investment is being made in ensuring the business is focused on meeting customer’s needs over the long term. This will manifest itself through investment in refining business models, adoption of technology and people development.