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Who we are

We are a team of leading-edge practitioners in strategy, proposition development, organisation design and change management. ​Our unique combination of deep expertise and client collaboration has been proven to accelerate and deliver benefits for organisations across the world for more than 15 years. Each of our Managing Partners has more than 20 years' experience at partner/director level, working with ambitious organisations in both the public and private sectors. 

Tim Westall

Tim Westall

Managing Partner

Strategic adviser & growth innovation accelerator

Tim, co-founder of April, is a senior adviser to leading global organisations on growth strategy and innovation in a number of sectors (FMCG, retail and financial services) and works with clients to develop growth strategies and accelerate value delivery. He is widely known for his skill and experience in developing strategy and teaches on the Strategy for Directors course at the Institute of Directors in London.

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Brian Galligan

Regional Director, Middle East

Transformation director & change accelerator

An expert enterprise level change architect, Brian has worked with some of the Middle East's most respected business leaders to unleash change at scale through engaged teams driven by clarity of vision, power of purpose and effective enablement. He has 14 years' regional experience managing incubation of new businesses and delivery of complex projects and change programmes.


Rob Fryer

Senior Consultant

Venture architect & commercial strategist

Rob has extensive experience working across commercial and financial roles in leading organisations within the automotive and financial services sectors and in start-up organisations. He uses his analytical problem-solving skills, operational expertise and accountancy training to join together commercial, financial and strategic thinking to deliver value for clients.


Hywel Evans


Brand marketeer & commercial analyst

Hywel has automotive industry experience across operational delivery, product launches and brand transformation gained through a number of highly commercial roles.

He balances attention to detail and analytical logic with in-depth industry understanding and a collaborative, human focus to help clients solve problems.

John Vincent

John Vincent

Managing Partner

Strategic adviser, change architect & accelerator

A trusted adviser to top teams in leading organisations across a range of sectors, John works with clients to develop and deliver new strategies, value propositions and experiences. He is known for his expertise in facilitating collaboration, and combining marketing, political and operational experience with behavioural science to accelerate change. He teaches  at Warwick, King’s and Henley business schools.

Richard Chapman

Richard Chapman


Innovation director &


Richard uses his extensive experience to help clients bring to life the reality of what growth implies and requires. Trusted when it comes to growth strategy, opportunity mapping and innovation, he is known for his unique balance of analytical rigour and creative thinking which, when combined, lead to strategies and narratives that both excite and engage organisations looking to change.

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Sabine Grutschnig 

Senior Consultant

Programme delivery & transformation expert

Sabine is a technically advanced and target-oriented servant leader with extensive experience in the delivery of complex, international, inter-cultural and interdisciplinary strategic and transformational programmes within the consulting, government, retail, automotive and real estate industries in the Middle East and globally.

Andy Poulter

Andy Poulter

Managing Partner

Transformation director & project manager

A proven transformation director who has designed and led delivery of complex change programmes for global organisations, Andy translates strategy into action, working with clients to plan, mobilise and manage implementation activity.

His expertise lies in facilitating, sequencing and structuring complex change programmes using agile and traditional project management techniques.

Kinvara Rogers

Kinvara Rogers

Senior Consultant

Change designer & manager

Kinvara is an experienced consultant with expertise in business change, customer orientation, programme management and employee engagement, and has worked with global teams across different sectors. With an eye for detail and natural people skills, she is known for her coordination and planning ability, whilst also bringing perceptive thinking and energy to the table.

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Nathan King

Senior Consultant

Scale-up director & 


Nathan is an incubation growth strategy and scale up adviser to large corporations and SMEs across a range of sectors. He has extensive experience in innovation, marketing and operations and in navigating the challenging steps from proof of concept to large-scale delivery. He is also a course leader at the UK Government-backed Help To Grow Management programme at Brunel Business School.


At April, we collaborate with a number of key associates who are experts in their own field and add in-depth experience and fresh insight to individual projects. If you have extensive experience working on global projects and want to work with us, please get in touch.

Jonathan Lovatt-Young

"People in April bring the blend of smart and caring together over the big firm sales targets and expansion. It enables practitioners like myself to focus on delivering the right requirements that really make a difference."

Jonathan Lovatt-Young

Experience Strategist & April Associate

"I really enjoy the April approach to new and existing clients; no hard sell of a 'one size fits all' solution. Instead, we have developed programmes and interventions that are tailored to the client's requirements and they include space to reflect and evolve as we learn more about each organisation and what is needed."

Hayley Robertson

Change Leader & April Associate 


Why work for April?

We pride ourselves on our collaborative approach within our team as well as with clients. As an April consultant, you are valued from the outset, helping to shape complex strategy with CEOs, directors and our managing partners, as well as working alongside client teams to implement large-scale projects. 
We are always looking out for exceptional talent with a rare blend of high rational and emotional intelligence. Our consultants bring excellent academic records and proven experience as well as enquiring minds and creative problem-solving skills. Our managing partners bring decades of successful strategy implementation at partner/director level and are trusted advisers to top teams at leading global organisations. What binds us together is our determination to make a positive impact on the world and our knowledge that ideas alone are not enough; what matters is what happens. 
If you are interested in applying for a consultant role at April, please send a CV and brief e-mail explaining why you would like to work with us. Vacancies will be advertised on our blog or follow us on LinkedIn for updates. 

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