Skarbek’s unique combination of remarkable people

Combining original perspectives and deep sector experience

It is not the critic who counts; …… The credit belongs to the man and woman who is actually in the arena….. who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause;
Theodore Roosevelt

The Skarbek team are at home in the arena, they know the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, they will spend themselves for your worthy cause

Board & Senior Management
Sir David Wright GCMG LVO

Chairman, Sir David was previously the UK's Ambassador to Japan and was Vice Chair of Barclays Capital.

Paul Heugh

Senior business leader with formidable global experience in the planning and execution of strategy

Sylvie Watts

Sylvie is a former corporate law firm partner who has led law firm restructures

General Sir Michael Rose KCB, CBE, DSO, QGM

General Rose is one of Britain's most distingushed soldiers and a former head of UK Special Forces

Jill Ridley-Smith

Jill works as a Non-Executive Director and with start-up and scale-up companies as a business mentor, coach, advisor and investor.

Simon Pulsford

Simon is an International business excutive with a track record of delivering growth

Irina Prishchepa

Irina has considerable operations support management experience in the energy sector

Charles Antelme DSO

From vision to operational delivery across the globe Charlie has a compelling track record of adding value

Jennie Younger

Jennie has extensive board and executive level experience and is an expert in corporate communications

Danielle Dunfield-Prayero

Danielle brings deep experience in the corporate finance, investment banking and life sciences sectors

John Hall

John is a highly skilled programme director, supply chain expert and organisational psychologist

Key Consultants
Katharina Baudouin-Goerlitz

Accomplished and versatile project leader with deep corporate governance and controls expertise

Major General Graham Binns CBE, DSO, MC

Accomplished senior leader responsible for leadership development in the UK military, coach and advisor

Huw Bollen

Versatile programme director, project manager with extensive enterprise programme experience

George Busby OBE, CMG

A former diplomat with 28 years experience in intelligence and terrorism

Ed Butler CBE, DSO

A versatile business leader who delivered high value outcomes in extremely challenging environments.

Dee Czaykowski

Deeply experienced Portfolio and Programe Director and Business Consultant

Chris Charlton

Chris Charlton is a highly experienced business leader, board advisor, programme director and consultant

Valerie Cliff

Widely experienced and agile business consultant and programme maanger with multi sector expertise

Alison Comber

Alison is a consultant with deep commercial, project management and operational experience across a range of disciplines

Ruth Corcoran-Henry

Outstanding programme director, project manager with extensive R&D expertise.

Dr Jon Elliott

Versatile programme director, project manager with extensive enterprise programme experience

Lieutenant General George Flynn

Senior leader with 38 years experience including leading six different organisations change programmes

Jo Fulton

Jo is a versatile project leader and Chartered Accountant specialising in cross border programmes

Susan Gafsen

Susan is a former corporate lawyer and built a business development and marketing team in a top law firm

Deepak Gunvante

Vast experience in R&D and innovation and resilience and executive coach

James Hayward

A former soldier with a strong record leading strategic projects in the hospitality, leisure and sports sectors.

Alix Horsch

Alix is a truly global and fully trilingual project manager

Tony Kilbourn

Global innovation and marketing leader with strong commercial and project skills

Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb KBE, CMG, DSO

The epitome of a Special Forces officer, unfussy, straight talking with a flair for creative solutions

Julia Levy

An experienced entrepreneur, consultant and project leader specialising in digital marketing and strategy

Kasia Luther

Experienced marketeer with specialism in product development and multinational project management

Colette Marquez-Estevez

Programme director with multi-national experience across a wide range of assignments

Muriel McDonnell-Cornelis

Experienced marketeer with specialism in product development and multinational project management

John Noble CBE

One of the UK's foremost experts in Cyber incident response. Former director at NCSC.

Charles Peachey

Charles is a vastly experienced programme director and business consultant

Mike Preston

Senior European business IT and programme and project leader with wide organisation expertise

Anthony Sainthill

Senior business leader with strong track record of transformation and business growth in aviation

Marie Salmon

Experienced International project leader with multi sector experience

John Sayers

Senior FTSE leadership team experience delivering business success in multiple regions

General Sir Richard Shirreff KCB CBE

Former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe, strategist and enterprise risk expert

Clare Singleton

Clare has extensive experience in professional services, strong track record of driving growth and change

Ruth Steinholtz

Seasoned international lawyer and trilingual advanced coach and thought leader in ethics and culture

Rebecca Stephens MBE

First woman to climb the seven summits, inspirational speaker.

Laura Timms

Former Senior civil servant and accomplished coach and psychotherapist

Tom Warren

Experienced aviation operations consultant and project manager