Our Story

We are a business and performance improvement consultancy specialising in Lean and Continuous Improvement.  See our story below and meet the team.

Ad Esse Consulting's story with mission, vision and purpose

Our values

We work in partnership with you.
We take every relationship beyond the transaction; working in close partnership with our clients and respecting their expertise, whilst openly sharing ours and continually learning together.
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We're customer-focused & driven by the impact we make on society.
Integrity underpins our desire to always do the right thing; ensuring we never put profits before ethics and keeping us open-minded and always challenging in our quest to achieve the best outcomes for our clients, and society.
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We're committed to continuous improvement.
We believe in always moving forwards; continually learning and developing our skills and services to increase the value we provide to our clients.
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We believe in serious fun.
Serious work does not have to be boring. We believe that our best results come from working with good people and enjoying the process and that's what we strive for.
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Our Sustainability Pledge

At Ad Esse, we’re committed to continuous improvement in all things, including sustainability. You can read our full sustainability policy using the button below; it’s an area we’re committed to constantly reviewing and improving. For example, we’ve introduced an electric car scheme for employees. As a small organisation with a large reach across organisations with a social purpose, our biggest positive impact comes from the improvement we achieve working with our wonderful clients.

Meet the team

Rhiannon Gibbs


Gurdeep Gahir (G)


Dan Oehlman

Director of Service Charges (Housing)

Kate Innes

Service Charge Consultant (Housing)

Rebecca Mitchard


Adam Davies


Jake Everard


Yeukai Chikowore


Emma Angier


Sam Warburton

Design & Content Creator

Rebecca Gamlin

Associate Consultant

Paul Ambrose

Associate Consultant

Our founders

Philippe and Bev founded Ad Esse Consulting back in 2004. They are both happily retired.

Philippe Lacey

Beverley MacIntyre

Our partners

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22 Stories

Communicate your story effectively to customers, staff and stakeholders with our partner, 22 Stories.

Hazel Anderson-Turner

Understand what influences the behaviour of your employees and leadership resilience with our partner, Hazel.

Sustainable X

Accelerate sustainability in your organisation to meet customer expectations, secure funding, gain competitive advantage, and attract the best talent.