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Paul Wait

Paul Wait

RedApple 7 Founder

Having started his career in business in 1972 and worked for some major companies and associations, Paul has experienced many significant market dynamics and challenges that included economic booms and busts caused by natural disasters, terrorist attacks, financial crashes and virus pandemics. He learned and applied the importance of leading people through these events and repositioning businesses back onto the paths of growth. His firm belief in customer centric strategies and constant investment in people are at the heart of his career achievements.

Jeremy Taylor

Jeremy Taylor

RedApple 7 Partner for International Trade & Stakeholder Engagement

 

With a wide & varied career in business support in this country & abroad, Jeremy is ideally situated to help you explore new markets overseas.  Jeremy believes in the principal that people buy from people and will help you find the people you need to meet to help your business grow, as well as advise you on the engagement strategies and tactics to make those contacts effectively. Jeremy has built a global network of contacts to connect you to international markets as well as help overseas businesses to develop commercial opportunities in the UK.

Jeff Downs

Jeff Downs

RedApple 7 Partner for Sales Development and Sales Transformation Programmes

Since 1992 Jeff has been a central figure in seeking out, winning and delivering business in markets as diverse as banking, travel, petrochemicals, advertising, design, security, IT and telecoms.

In addition to a well-deserved reputation as a high-quality consultant and senior management advisor, Jeff is also the architect of a new concept: Sales Effectiveness Groups aimed at Business Owners and MDs who have nightmares about sales and need peer group support and executive support.

David Ratnam

David Ratnam

RedApple 7 Partner for Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Significant experience having held senior positions at companies such as Hertz, Unisys, T Mobile, and as a Consulting Partner at KPMG and TATA, Davids’ expertise coves all aspects of procurement, supply chain management, business transformation, mergers and acquisitions and commercial management. He has continually focussed on innovation as an advocate of change with success in building new procurement teams and operating structures alongside identifying outsourcing opportunities and transition services.

Chris Smit  MSc. (1963)

Chris Smit MSc. (1963)

RedApple 7 Partner for Cultural Awareness

 

Makes companies and organizations more aware of cultural diversity. In business, the im­pact of cultural differences are still under-estimated. We talk a lot about globalization. The world seems to be getting smaller, and yet we all bear the mark of the culture in which we grew up. This often leads to misunderstandings that are detrimental to your business. More attention to cultural diversity should be a top priority for companies and organizations. Chris puts you on track to efficiently deal with the cultural differences. 

Roger Williams

Roger Williams

RedApple 7 Partner for Digital and Customer Centred Business Transformation

Roger has held senior positions in PA, CapGemini and BT. He has worked with a wide range private and public sector clients with a digital technology and customer-centred focus.  He has experience in delivering business strategy, marketing, start-ups and business transformation as well as leading challenging international programs. Roger’s career started in pioneering the use of Expert Systems and AI at BT, later specialising in the application of leading edge technologies such as GIS, Digital Media, Database Marketing, CRM and Knowledge Management solutions to give BT a competitive Edge.

Angela Mays FCIPD

Angela Mays FCIPD

RedApple 7 Partner for Leadership and Change

A fellow member of the CIPD and accredited Executive Coach, Angela is an accomplished and driven professional who has a wealth of experience in working with organisations who have gone through significant growth or change.

Angela’s passion is helping people leaders discover the secrets to driving high performing teams by untapping their potential and becoming an effective and successful leader.