Nick MayhewFounder and Managing Director
Founder and owner of Alembic Strategy, Nick leads the strategy and change services and M&A work.
An FCA, Nick spent most of his career as an Equity Partner and Board Member at a mid-sized Chartered Accountancy firm. While there he led marketing and sales, technology and consulting services.
In 2016 he launched Alembic Strategy, to focus on leadership and change services for larger owner managed businesses and other independent organisations.
Roseanna FarishClient Manager
My main area of focus is strategic and leadership development. I deliver our Discovery sessions and Leadership Academies, and run strategic change and implementation projects for clients. I am also an accredited Motivational Map Practitioner and run team improvement workshops.
In my spare time I enjoy spin, running, yoga and all things food.
Alice DaviesStrategy Facilitator
Alice has joined Alembic after graduating from Coventry University with a First Class degree in Business Management this year.
As a Strategy Facilitator, she will be working with clients to find ways to improve their corporate strategy and readiness for change.
She is looking forward to applying what she has learned at University, as well as challenging herself to develop new skills and knowledge.
Anna StedmanCommunications Executive
Anna has recently re-joined the Alembic team, after an internship in 2016, taking on administrative duties, event organsing, as well as managing diaries for the Alembic team.
Anna graduated in the summer from the University of Warwick with a Mathematics degree and is enjoying working in a world with central heating and words once more.
Katerina GouldAssociate Coach
Katerina Gould is an executive coach and workshop facilitator who is known for her calm and warm, yet challenging, approach. Her business career includes international corporate management and entrepreneurial roles, a first class business education and psychological training. Katerina combines an analytical and commercial focus with an intuitive and empathetic presence.
She specialises in supporting people through career and corporate transitions principally in the financial and professional services, FMCG and retail sectors: for a major retailer she coached 50 senior leaders through a cultural transformation programme, witnessing positive impact in both financial results and personal spheres while at a financial services firm she supported a client to rebuild professional confidence following a devastating performance review. She believes that her clients possess the knowledge they need to pursue their ambitions and that her role is to enable them to access and embrace that knowledge.
Michael CroweAssociate Coach
Michael has over 15 years of experience supporting managers and leaders in service based organisations.
Focusing on the commercial objectives and how they combine with the strategic direction of the individual, he creates conversations that get to the point and help his clients step up their performance.
Laurent BouvierAssociate Coach
Laurent has over 25 years business experience ranging from a family business, to a global telecoms network where he reported into the UK board. His exposure to a broad range of business areas, including sales, global commercial management and marketing, allows him to provide clear insight and value to the companies he supports.
He now works with senior leaders to help them understand how they “show up” in the work places, as well as supporting them in building and executing strategies to generate the results they want.
Peter CallaghanSenior Leadership Associate
Peter has led major corporations over a long and successful career. He is a shareholder and director in an international engineering business supplying the steel industry, as well as being an active angel investor. He knows what it is like to work at the coal face, as well as the rewards to be gained from proactive change.
Since 1992 Peter has been an independent executive leading demanding business development and change programs in contracting, automotive, retail, steel processing, defence, building products and logistics. Peter has worked in India, Canada, South Africa, UK, Europe, USA and Australia. He is a lead strategy advisor, mentor and non-executive director.
Susi WatsonStrategy Associate
Susi has spent 25 years leading initiatives at diverse companies such as California Academy of Science, L'Oreal, UCSF Medical Center, Bank of America, Disney and Cisco Systems.
She works with clients to enable them to see opportunities in complex problems through visual thinking.