Our Approach
our people

Brian Sherret:
• Sales
• Business Reviews
• Transportation and Logistics

Business Organisation and Management, Strategic Planning, People & Process Development, Change Management, Sales, Marketing, Tender and Contract Preparation and Negotiation, Procurement, UK & International Logistics & Multimodal Transportation


Mark Nash:
• Business Strategy/Planning
• Marketing
• Business Process/Reviews

Interim manager and business consultant with proven capacity and motivation to advise, assist and support other businesses at all management levels. Master of Business Administration with significant experience of operating at board level in both the public and private sectors, including in divisional and managing director roles. Expertise in strategy development and implementation; marketing and sales; programme management; management accounting. Strong inter-personal and presentation skills in informal and formal settings. Bachelor of Science (Joint Honours Physics & Applied Physics).

Abi Grist:
• HR Practitioner
• Trainer
• Business Reviews and Project Management

A commercially astute and technically competent HR Practitioner, Trainer & Consultant who has led a number of change initiatives and projects across a wide range of industry contexts from oil and gas, professional, manufacturing, agriculture to third sector.
Equally proficient at delivering at an operational or strategic/ director level, accustomed to creating and delivering HR strategic goals in line with wider corporate context and future business requirements and /or advising on daily routine HR matters.

Gavin Birnie:
• Business planning and Strategy development
• Sales and Key Account Management
• Performance turnaround

Experienced B2B Managing Director with 30 years’ experience across a wide range of industries: Packaging, Construction, Insulation, Food and Drink and Energy.  Proven track record of business restructuring and cost reduction in order to meet stringent investor financial goals.  Very experienced in Sales Team management; Business Development and Product Innovation.  Focussed on key account management and customer negotiation.


Susan Oliver:
• Management Accounting
• Cashflow Management
• Business and Agricultural Sectors

An organised, experienced and logical accountant, with a proven ability to work to tight deadlines, Susan is capable of working on her own initiative or as part of a team, with experience in a variety of organisations, sectors and industries. CIMA Part-qualified accountant to stage 3. First Degree in Agriculture.
Initially part of the GHRL Team in 2006, Susan worked on a number of Client assignments until 2013. Susan has since travelled in China and Africa working with social enterprises. Susan returned home to live in Scotland again in 2016, and GHRL are delighted to have her back on the Interim Management Team.

Dave Inglis:
• Supply Chain Management
• Procurement and Contracts
• Training

A pro-active Principle Consultant with a proven track record in target achievement, sales and marketing, company turnaround, business development and business improvement in the Upstream Oil & Gas service industry worldwide.
Experienced in Supply Chain Management, Contract Management, Process Mapping, Business Improvement, Change Management, Supplier/Client Relationship Management and Improvement and Facilitation at all levels.
Proficient in strategic planning, market analysis, workshop delivery and the facilitation of change identification and implementation.


Sinclair Browne:
• Qualified Chartered Surveyor
• Marine & Shipping
• Business Process and Operations
A fully experienced highly motivated professional with a proven track record of delivery at senior management level.  A fully qualified Chartered Surveyor with over 30 years’ experience of providing strategic property advice throughout Scotland.  He has provided advice to both public and private sector organisations on occupational aspects of property as wells as development advice.  A core skill is lease negotiation.

Norman K McLennan:

• Supply Chain Management
• Contracts
• Procurement

Proven and highly respected business professional, consultant and thought leader in the field of commercial and supply chain management, who has embraced change, managed diverse multi-cultural teams, shaped performance and is results orientated with a strong bias for action and delivering success. Trusted business improvement advisor at Senior Management and Board level across the full breadth of commercial & supply chain activities with proven track record for delivering results and exceeding business expectations.

Jason T Henry:
• Sales and Marketing
• Engineering
• Total Quality Management

Proven business leader with 30 years’ experience supporting a range of manufacturing, service and extractive industry enterprises including multi-million £ turnover corporations through to ‘start-up’ SME. Significant experience in strategic development & implementation; operations; marketing and sales; organisational development with specific focus on Total Quality Management, processes & change management with experience at board level, VP and Global Director roles. Strong inter-personal and presentation skills in informal & formal settings. Strong leadership, coaching and motivational expertise in team environments.
MSc. with Distinction in Mineral Industry Operations, Design & Management. Advanced Cert. - Chartered Institute of Marketing.

David J Morrison:

• Leadership
• Organisational Development
• Business Improvement

Learning and Organisational Development specialist, with extensive experience in design, development, delivery and management of individual and team development in both private and public sector environments, with particular expertise in leadership development and coaching. Proven track record within global organisations of catalysing business improvements at all levels through integration of people development with business strategy.

Jeff Rodgers:

• Leadership, Business Processes & Behaviours
• Cultural Change
• Emergency Response and Crisis Management

Interim Manager and Business Consultant with proven capacity to advise, assist and support other businesses at all management levels. Master of Arts in Leadership Studies with extensive and strategic experience of change programme management; including effective cultural change. Skilled at assessing needs, identifying key factors, aligning process and behaviours to the task. Also skilled at Emergency Response and Crisis Management with current experience in the up, mid and downstream sectors of the UK Oil and Gas Sector.

Chris Oliver:

• Business Strategy
• Financial Management
• Reorganisation and Restructuring

Chris is an experienced strategic financial manager, with a track record of success in high growth SMEs. He has worked for blue chip multi-nationals, international NGOs, as well as business start-ups.
For the last 10 years he has been involved in change management projects for a variety of businesses. He is a problem solver, who can analyse a situation, chart a way forward and work individually or with a team to deliver a solution.
He has worked in UK, China, UAE and East and Southern Africa. Chris is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Neil M Greig:
• Food and Drink Sector Specialist
• Sales and Commercial
• Process and Compliance

Proven business professional. Well rounded experience from start-up to multi £’m. Strong strategic, commercial improvement and business development track record across the UK & International food sector. Focused on delivering long-term, profitable growth. Strong market and customer focus. Expertise in UK and overseas consumer markets. Delivery of Capital projects. Team player able to deliver at all levels. BA Business Organisation

John Ritchie:

• Finance/Governance/Reviews
• Commercial Due Diligence
• Business Planning

Business professional with 30 years' experience in banking, supporting a wide range of clients from SME to multinational Public Companies, followed by 5 years as a Commercial Due Diligence specialist in the international energy sector. Considerable experience in strategic planning, and negotiating with a variety of business professionals, business owners and Company Boards. FCIBS





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