Our Story

We are a business improvement consultancy; we’re often referred to as change or transformation consultants, but for that to be accurate the change or transformation must result in improvement. See our story below and meet the team.

Our story by Ad Esse Consulting

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.
We're customer-focused.
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.
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.
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.

Meet the team

Rhiannon Gibbs


Gurdeep Gahir (G)


Dan Oehlman

Service Charges Lead (Housing)

Rebecca Mitchard


Adam Davies


Stoffer Bruun


Yeukai Chikowore

Project & Implementation Manager

Kieran Cresswell

Project & Implementation Manager

Emma Angier


Sam Warburton

Design & Content Creator

Rebecca Gamlin

Associate Consultant

Paul Ambrose

Associate Consultant

Hazel Anderson-Turner

Business Psychologist

Our founders

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

Philippe Lacey

Beverley MacIntyre

Who do you need?


Working with all levels of your organisation, our Consultants diagnose the root cause of your problems, work with your staff to redesign services / processes, upskill your workforce, and ensure that your organisation is in the best possible position to deliver great customer experiences.

Innovation Consultants

Explore the art of the possible; our Innovation Consultants work with you to identify and implement forward thinking & creative solutions to your problems. By working with your staff and focussing on your purpose, customers & vision, we ensure your innovation efforts add value to your organisation.

Project & Implementation Managers (PIMs)

Our experienced Project & Implementation Managers work with our Consultants and your staff to deliver your project to an agreed, realistic timescale. By applying Agile thinking, our PIMs ensure that your organisation achieves tangible outputs and a high ROI.

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.

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