Our strategy group advises clients on making well-informed strategic decisions around growth and investment.

We draw on real-world experience, deep industry knowledge and issue-based approach to provide insightful and pragmatic solutions that address a range of challenges your business faces. We are intellectually curious, priding ourselves on adopting an inquisitive, challenging approach to client issues.

Advising on major strategic issues – from a pragmatic rather than 'blue sky' perspective

From insight to implementation, we adopt a rigorous approach to develop and test hypotheses and rely on qualitative and quantitative analytics to provide insights that translate into actionable recommendations.

Our hands-on, collaborative and pragmatic style will ensure that you:

  • Gain an evidence-base for strategic decisions
  • Provide clear direction for organisation
  • Increase revenues / expand (new customers, new geographies, new products)
  • Create sustainable competitive advantage

Some of the typical issues we address for clients include:

Driving profitable growth

  • Product / market segmentation
    • Product proposition
    • Product pricing
    • Channels to market
  • New market entry
    • Attractiveness and prioritisation
    • Entry route – organic, partner or acquire
    • Acquisition strategy

Diagnose/improve performance (e.g. to support new incoming CEO driving turnaround)

  • Independent factbook, assessing performance
  • Identifying levers to close value gap / underperformance:
    • designing and testing strategic intent
    • ensuring effective execution
    • compelling articulation to stakeholders

Manage strategic options

  • Identify critical uncertainties and develop scenarios
  • Facilitate development of alternative strategies
  • Evaluate strategic options under scenarios

 Our services include;

  • Market assessment
  • Competitor intelligence and benchmarking
  • New market entry
  • M&A strategy
  • Portfolio strategy
  • Strategic options modelling and evaluation
Partner, Head of Strategy Ven Balakrishnan

+44 (0)20 7865 2695

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