Who we are
The team

A team of experts at your disposal

The As it is team consists of our experienced founders and a network of trusted Associates. Together, we provide the expertise and experience needed to ensure you have the right people working on your project at the right time.

Individual specialisms range from change management to software development, change/internal comms to graphic design, and HR to marketing. And collectively we’ve worked on projects in sectors as wide ranging as construction, retail, transportation, hospitality, central government - and many others too.

So whatever the project and your requirements, we’ll be at your side taking care of everything you need from start to finish to ensure your transformation is a success.

Introducing our team & Associates

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Julian Sharples

Business Change/Transformation Consultant

Co-founder of As it is, I also have over 20 years' experience in delivering transformation business change to organisations including Balfour Beatty, NCC Group, JP Morgan Chase & Co, BT and SCS Railways.

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Cathy Marriott

Change Communications Specialist

A co-founder of As it is, I'm a change management, communications and employee engagement specialist with over 20 years of working on change projects at organisations including BG Group, RS Components, Anglo American, Thales, Pearson plc, Jaguar Land Rover, BP and ExxonMobil.

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Andrew Cameron

Internal Comms Professional

I have 25 years of working with some of the world’s biggest brands, helping them to change, adapt, become more resilient and sustainable. My dissertation was on the role of employee engagement in the success of change programmes.

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Claire Jacques

Psychotherapist & Facilitator

A former commercial lawyer of 20 years having worked at a Magic Circle law firm within financial services and having supported entrepreneurial tech businesses, I’m also an experienced integrative psychotherapist and trainer.

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Alan Buckley

Psychotherapist, Coach & Facilitator

I’m a psychotherapist, coach, clinical supervisor, and group facilitator. For almost 30 years I’ve supported individuals and teams to reflect on, and make changes in, their professional and personal lives.

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Philippa Logan

Writer, Editor & Change Communications

I'm a writer, editor and project manager with many years of experience in marketing and the media, including specific experience in internal communications for companies undergoing change.

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Mariana Morris

UX Design Consultant

I'm the managing director of a user experience design studio based in Oxford, and have more than 18 years of experience in designing digital products.

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Chris Mounce

Digital Project Manager

I have over 20 years’ experience developing a range of digital products and services with a focus on bridging the gap between user needs and the needs of a business.

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Andie Coupland

Marketing Consultant & Copywriter

A marketing consultant helping growing SMEs improve their website/content performance, I've a background in HR/L&D and an insatiable curiosity for all things design, technology and people.

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Paul Ison

eLearning & Multi-Media Designer

For more than 20 years, I have been working on projects in graphic design, motion graphics, illustration, SCORM-based eLearning modules and corporate video.

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Michael Ward

Graphic Designer

I'm a graphic designer living and working in Oxford. I work on creative projects of all shapes and sizes, joining the dots between visual identities, publication design and packaging.

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Marion James

Graphic Designer

A graphic designer based in Oxford, I specialise in branding and visual communication, love a challenge and I am always open to new ideas.

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Bart Tabaka

Agile Coach & Project Manager

An Agile coach with more than ten years’ experience in a variety of sectors, I always focus on people first.

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David Roche

Business Coach & Mentor

I’m a professionally qualified business coach and mentor, giving direction and advice on strategic and business development to senior management teams. I chair the London Book Fair, New Writing North and BookBrunch.

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Ruth Hallett

Change Consultant, Facilitator & Coach

I love developing strategy and turning it into a reality. I have over 20 years of transformational delivery experience with clients including Virgin Atlantic and Barclays Bank.

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Wendy Wilson

Executive Coach & Professional Development Consultant

As a professional coach, I help companies manage change and transition. I believe that a company benefits most when coaching is available to all its people.

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Julian’s idea to create a private website for members of the Business User Group community was brilliant.

It made our change advocates around the world feel really included in our plans while giving us the feedback we needed from different countries, which all helped make the change programme a global success.

Henry Robinson
Director of Change and Transition at Pearson
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