We work with leading companies across all sectors, from retail/consumer to industrials, healthcare, financial services, tech, media, telecoms, utilities, B2B services and public sector.


Energy & Utilities

We work with a broad range of clients in water, waste and energy, supporting them across the value chain, from upstream/sourcing to distribution and customer service. Their strategic and transformation priorities are set in the context of energy transition, water scarcity, ambitious net zero objectives and the constant pressure to improve efficiency in order to drive customer value for money. Our work supports them in defining and implementing ambitious long term strategic goals, assessing new markets, renewables investment priorities, operational performance improvement, and organisational redesign.

Related case studies

Radical 2050 vision for a UK utility

For a leading UK utility, developed a radically ambitious and inspiring long-term vision and the strategy to make it happen.

This bold aspiration, supported by rigorous analysis, and developed in collaboration with staff at all levels, went on to become the 30-year roadmap, making profoundly transformational targets the new way forward.

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International market entry in sustainability technology

For a multinational utility, developed the strategy and roadmap to build their innovative Air Quality business in two key markets internationally - the UK and the Middle-East.​ ​

In both chosen geographies our market scan identified the most attractive markets, unpicking a complex web of air quality issues, sectors, and drivers of investment in clean air such as regulation and public sentiment. In the most attractive markets we worked with local stakeholders internally to derive more detailed plans that everyone could get behind, resulting in a roadmap the teams went on to adopt as their ‘bible’.​

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Turnaround for a major UK energy supplier

For a major UK energy supplier, developed a turnaround programme to reverse a sharp decline in profits in their storage division.​ ​

Our joint team, working with in-house leaders from across operations, finance, project management and sales, designed a programme that would release £250m NPV over 3 years, including a 20% reduction in headcount, streamlined organisational structures, and top line growth through pricing and tailoring to specific customer segments. ​

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Energy-from-waste strategy for a utility

Supported a utility company to ambitiously build its energy-from-waste generation capacity, enabling it to beat its own industry-leading targets.​ ​

​Working in close collaboration with the client’s business venture team, we assessed the market opportunities and developed the compelling investment case to take an industry-leading role. The company reached its initial target energy production a year early and is at the forefront of its sector in this vital contributor to Net Zero.​

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5-year strategy for a Dutch grid operator

For a major Dutch gas and electricity distributor, defined a 5-year strategy sharply focused on enabling the nation’s transition to clean and sustainable energy.​ ​

Embraced by the board and key stakeholders, our jointly developed strategy has redefined the organisation’s overarching priorities, enabling continued delivery of engineering excellence and efficiency while investing to bridge the path to a low carbon world. ​

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Learning & development for a global oil & gas player

Supported one of the world’s largest companies to achieve a step-change in their in-house strategy capabilities.

Initially focused on the company’s in-house strategy teams across 4 continents, our targeted coaching programme drove a sharp uplift in project feedback scores, and was then rolled out to senior business leaders globally.

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