our people

John 
Riley

John is a Chartered Engineer and Executive with a broad background and multi-sector, international experience. A strong track record of helping businesses transform their manufacturing, product development and supply chain operations. He has 30 years consulting experience, focussed on leading large and complex programmes with international clients: performance improvement, cost reduction, and information technology deployment.

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Riley
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Aston
Dr. Jose
Guzman-Bello

Jose founded Consult Avila in 2001. He is an experienced business transformation professional and Lean Thinker, with an excellent track record of delivering results in very challenging 

environments. He held a number of senior positions in the Aerospace and Automotive industries. 

Dr. Jose
Guzman-Bello
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Chris
Bocking
Chris
Bocking

Chris is an experienced Engineer and Supply Chain Professional, specialising in performance improvement and cost reduction across supply chain, sourcing, operations and support functions applying lean and six sigma principles. He has held senior industry positions within Aerospace as Global Supply Chain Director, Senior Commodity Manager and Manufacturing Systems Manager and has over 15 years consulting experience.

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Chris is an experienced supply chain management professional with expertise in managing complex projects and driving major organisational change. He brings operational experience in Strategy Development, Demand Management, Supply Chain Restructuring, Inventory Reduction and Performance Optimisation.

Chris
Grosvenor
Chris
Grosvenor
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We are a team of management professionals, with a proven track record of achievement in industry. We have the skills and experience required to support our clients through the entire process of change.

We have experience in a number of sectors, including aerospace, automotive, FMCG, utilities, technology, public sector, etc.

Rob is an experienced engineer and supply chain management professional with over 25 years of consulting experience. He has a strong track record of shaping and delivering successful performance improvement and cost reduction programmes across a broad range of industry sectors and has worked for clients across Europe, North America and SE Asia.

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Aston
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Mel
Mula

Mel is an experienced Business Executive and Chartered Engineer with extensive global management and leadership success in transforming business performance and profitability. Particular experience in the industrial, automotive, construction, aerospace and service industries.

Dr. Dudley
Wood

Dudley has over 20 years experience of delivering step change and performance improvement, much of which has been at the leading edge within the UK manufacturing sector. He specialises in operations strategy, planning and supply chain management. He also leads Consult Avila's technology group.

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Wood
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Mula
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