Meet the Team

Meet the Team

John Williams - Chief Executivejohn_williams_headshot

John Williams is the CEO of Agile Business Consortium, and has an extensive background in the public, private and third sectors, including stockbroking, inward investment promotion, international business, banking and higher education. He has lived or worked in the Far East, Middle East, North America and Europe as well as the UK, and has owned companies in the UK and Hong Kong. 

John is also a Director of the Transformation Trust, a charity supporting disadvantaged youth in the UK, and has worked with the Probation Service, HRH The Prince of Wales’ Business Trust, the Cabinet Office, and has work-shadowed a member of the Royal family.

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and a Fellow of the Institute of Commercial Managers. 

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Tamsin Fox DaviesTamsin Fox-Davies - Head of Marketing & Partnerships

Tamsin leads a team of expert marketers in delivering the Consortium's vision, and is responsible for the marketing strategy and building a community of UK and global partners.

When not at work, she likes cakes, shoes, books, and can't stop collecting rescue dogs.       

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Parag Gogate - Programme Manager Parag Gogate – Programme Manager

Parag is working with the Consortium to support the design, development and delivery of its transformation programme. He is passionate about helping organisations, teams and individuals improve their change capability and agility through integrating systems & complexity thinking, psychology, design thinking, neuroscience and behavioural economics. He is also involved with the Consortium’s Agile Culture, Leadership & Strategy working group and enjoys travelling, cooking and reading in his spare time.

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Josie RobinsonJosie Robinson - International Coordinator

Josie is currently on maternity leave.

At the Consortium, Josie’s role involves being the primary contact for the International Ambassadors, keeping them up to date with any news or developments taking place.

Outside of work, if she is not crafting things or taking photographs, Josie is trying to keep her cockapoo puppy out of trouble.  Josie is currently on maternity leave.

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Rachel McLinnRachel McLinn - International and Membership Coordinator

At the Consortium, Rachel’s role is the main contact for international ambassadors for Agile, helping support the team as well as hunting out potential new ambassadors. She is here to support all members with enquiries.

Outside of work, Rachel enjoys yoga as well as cuddling up with a book and her dog.

 

Jenny BaileyJenny Bailey – Marketing Executive

Jenny works in the marketing team managing the Events, PR and Advertising.  Also, Jenny presents the webinars and enjoys chatting to her guests on a variety of topics relating to Agile.    

 

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Emmy ChristmasEmmy Christmas - Marketing Assistant      

As well as assisting the marketing team at the Agile Business Consortium with anything and everything they need, Emmy’s main role within the company is managing the social media presence. She also oversees our product marketing and spends a lot of time at various events across the country pitched up on the company stand; spreading the Agile message and live-Tweeting the day! In her spare time she likes to eat junk food, watch movies and cuddle other people’s dogs.    

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Abi WalkerAbi Walker - Content Manager and Events Coordinator

Abi has recently joined the Consortium as the Content Manager and Events Coordinator. She will be based at our HQ in Ashford, Kent and will be working as part of the marketing team to look after the website content and organise events. In her spare time, Abi enjoys taking selfies with and walking her English Springer Spaniel, visiting tea shops, attending car shows, and hanging upside down at pole fitness.

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Emily RuffleEmily Ruffle - Marketing Assistant          

Working as part of the Marketing team, Emily looks after the email strategy and website content. When she’s not at her desk Emily is often out galivanting the UK (and occasionally Europe) spreading the Agile philosophy.

Her evenings and weekends are taken up by sailing, allotment digging and exploring the great outdoors! “Live your life and eat cake!”   

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Mwaka LunguMwaka Lungu - Finance and HR Manager

Mwaka looks after the Finance and HR for the Consortium. Implementing Beyond Budgeting across the organisation, she keeps the board and staff on track.

In her spare time Mwaka likes, Gardening, Baking and Traveling.

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Karen HicksKaren Hicks – Technical Co-Ordinator

As Technical Co-Ordinator Karen manages the relationships between our third-party suppliers and works with in house Agile BA and Technical Architect to determine system development requirements for new products and updates of our existing WordPress and Drupal websites alongside any other third-party software and hardware used within the organisation. She is also responsible for the procurement and maintenance of the IT hardware and software.

At home Karen is Director of her own jewellery business and her two daughters are committed to the performing arts.

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Pamela AshbyPamela Ashby - Communications Consultant

Pamela creates valuable articles, blogs and videos that explore issues and opinions around Agile and business agility. She also works with the PR and digital marketing teams to help spread that material to everyone interested in Agile.

Pamela is fascinated by how people and businesses communicate. When she is not working, or reading up on neuroscience, she ring bells!        

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Radhika Sonalkar Jensen Radhika Sonalkar Jensen -  Channel Manager

Radhika will be working closely with our partners and the Consortium to enhance the partner relationship and to support their success on a day-to-day basis.

An avid traveller, she enjoys discovering new places and being immersed in the local culture. Passionate about learning new languages, Radhika speaks six foreign languages.    

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