Kingsgate are delighted to welcome Kelly to its team. Kelly has been appointed as Turnaround and Transformation Director to support our private sector clients and brings with her a wealth of leadership experience across a broad range of sectors.
Kelly Jones appointed Turnaround & Transformation Director to support private sector clients
'I am delighted to be joining the Kingsgate team, where the team’s experience and values perfectly complement my own. Together, using a fresh approach to balance the increasingly complex set of stakeholder demands, we have an opportunity to make turnaround and transformation a catalyst to drive positive change. Using my breath of experience, I am looking forward to delivering change for our clients by working with the high calibre Kingsgate team.'
Kelly spent 17 years at Rolls-Royce plc, where she delivered a wide range of change and performance improvement projects in the Aerospace, Defence, Energy and Marine sectors. Since 2014 Kelly has delivered turnarounds as the CEO of two industrial businesses.
More recently she has been responsible for driving change and performance improvement as a Transformation Director in a privately-owned Tier 1 automotive supplier and a publicly listed FMCG business.
'I am delighted we have been able to welcome a Turnaround professional of Kelly’s calibre to Kingsgate. We are getting increasing demand for our services from our private sector client base and Kelly joins us at an exciting time for both Kingsgate and the industry.' Steve Swayne
Having lived and worked in the USA, China and UK undertaking turnaround and transformation projects in blue chip and privately-owned businesses, Kelly has acquired a pragmatic and hands-on approach to delivering results and embedding sustainable change for clients. She is also a member of The Institute for Turnaround.
Kingsgate MD, Steve Swayne, appointed new Chairperson of The Institute for Turnaround
'This is a great honour for me and I will endeavour to build The IFT as the champion of turnaround excellence to the best of my ability' Steve Swayne
On the 25th September, Steve was nominated as Chairman of The IFT, Europe’s leading professional body for practitioners who deal with profound and radical turnaround and transformation in organisations.
Steve is also the Managing Director of Kingsgate, a successful professional services organisation providing delivery solutions ranging from turnaround to organisation-wide transformation within the public and private sectors. In addition, Steve is Co-chair (along with business partner Mark Gammage) of Dearden HR, a high-quality provider of HR business solutions for the public and commercial sectors, aiming to take the drama out of dealing with difficult people issues.
If you would like more information on The IFT, Kingsgate or Dearden HR, please visit the following websites or contact us on:
Kingsgate: www.kingsgate-uk.com or contact Heena Patel, Business Development Manager on 07884 497651
The IFT: www.the-ift.com or contact Jitesh Mistry, Corporate Partners, Operations, Membership on 020 3668 0424
Dearden HR: www.deardenhr.co.uk or contact Mark Gammage, Managing Director on 07966 330315
Kingsgate awarded to Management Consultancy Framework Two MCF2
Kingsgate is delighted to announce that the Crown Commercial Service has awarded Kingsgate a Framework Agreement for Lot 1 Business Consultancy Services under Management Consultancy Framework Two MCF2 (RM6008).
Management Consultancy Framework Two MCF2 commenced 4 September 2018 and will last for a period of up to 4 years. MCF2 complements the existing Management Consultancy Framework (MCF1) for which Kingsgate is already a supplier and together they offer a broad range of consultancy services which replace the original Consultancy ONE Framework.
As a supplier under both CCS Frameworks Kingsgate is able to offer extensive NHS and healthcare expertise and advice to central government and the wider public sector as a cost-effective alternative to the traditional consultancy firms.
Steve Swayne, Chairman of Kingsgate, said “We are proud to be recognised as a leading healthcare turnaround consultancy and I am delighted that we can now offer clients a variety of framework procurement options to quickly and easily access our services.”
If you would like more information on this framework, please visit the Crown Commercial Services Management Consultancy Framework RM6008 Framework page.
Kingsgate appoints new Senior Consultant September 2018
Ali White - Senior Consultant
“I am thrilled to be a part of and supporting the Kingsgate Team, and am looking forward to working on large scale turnaround projects and seeing real positive changes in the organisations in which we work. I am also looking forward being part of an enthusiastic team which promotes learning and collaboration.”
Kingsgate are delighted to welcome Ali White to our expanding team. Ali has recently been appointed to the Kingsgate team as a Senior Consultant to support all aspects of our Transformation and Turnaround delivery. She has a strong project management background and is a Prince2 and Agile practitioner that has proven her ability to deliver complex projects on time and within budget. She brings with her extensive experience, across consultancy projects for the public sector in the UK and Australia within academia, health services and government sectors.
Ali is skilled in leading strategic change projects, most recently she managed the delivery of expert consultancy and training for an offshore Ministry of Justice project, strengthening the capacity of and transforming the countries forensic science provision.
Sue Lewis, Transformation and Turnaround Director of Kingsgate, commented of the appointment: “We are delighted to welcome Ali to Kingsgate at a time when we are supporting more Transformation and Turnaround assignments. Her strong project management skills and past experience will be valuable to our clients in the future”.
Kingsgate gains certification for the HM Government’s Cyber Essentials Scheme
We are delighted to announce that Kingsgate has successfully been awarded certification against the Government’s cyber security scheme known as Cyber Essentials. This demonstrates Kingsgate’s commitment to cyber security and provides assurance to our customers that our systems and working practices meet the Government approved standard.
Kingsgate awarded the Crown Commercial Services Management Consultancy Framework RM3745
Kingsgate is delighted to announce that, following an extensive procurement process, the Crown Commercial Service has awarded Kingsgate a Framework Agreement for consultancy services within the Health & Community Lot 5.
RM3745 Management Consultancy Framework (MCF) goes live on 21 November 2017 and will last for a period of 4 years. It replaces the Consultancy One Framework and will enable Kingsgate to offer our extensive NHS and healthcare expertise to public sector clients as a cost-effective alternative to the traditional consultancy firms.
Steve Swayne, Chairman of Kingsgate, said “We are proud to be recognised as a leading healthcare turnaround consultancy and I am delighted that we can now offer clients another way to quickly and easily access our services through this cost-effective and compliant procurement framework.”
Kingsgate is a transformation consultancy business with a strong and established track record of successfully delivering transformational projects and large cost improvement (CIP) programmes in the NHS. We understand how to improve results in difficult environments and are focused on the financial and operational sustainability of our clients. We design and deliver solutions in all stages of turnaround and challenged situations.
If you would like more information on this framework, please visit the Crown Commercial Services Management Consultancy Framework RM3745 Framework page. http://ccs-agreements.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/contracts/rm3745
For further information on Kingsgate please see our website http://www.kingsgate-uk.com or contact
Steve Swayne - Chairman
Mobile: 01737 305416
Sue Lewis joins Kingsgate as Transformation Advisor – January 2017
Sue Lewis – Transformation Advisor
Kingsgate is delighted to welcome Sue to Kingsgate as a Transformation Advisor. Sue has many years’ experience working in the NHS, in high profile roles including Chief Operating Officer; Director of Nursing and Interim Chief Executive. She has worked primarily in hospitals, but also has worked in the community and for a charity. She has a proven track record of successfully achieving standards including financial, operational and quality.
Sue is highly skilled in redesign, change and transformation for successful financial, operational and clinical quality improvements and efficiencies. Most recently, Sue has spent two extremely productive years working as ‘Improvement Director’ for NHSI in Trusts which had been put into ‘Special Measures.’
Steve Swayne, Managing Director of Kingsgate commented, “I have no doubt that Sue will add great value to Kingsgate as she brings with her a wealth of experience and a strong track record of results.”
Steve Swayne is Chairman of the NHS & Healthcare Special Interest Group at The Institute for Turnaround
Steve Swayne - Chairman of the NHS & Healthcare Special Interest Group at The Institute for Turnaround - Kingsgate are now Corporate Partners of The Institute for Turnaround. Graham Rusling, Executive Chairman of the IFT said of this new partnership - ``Steve is a committed supporter of the IFT and the Board and I are delighted to welcome Kingsgate to our roster of quality corporate partners.``
Steve’s aim is to ensure that the Healthcare SIG facilitates access to potential clients for members and keeps them updated with topical issues. He also wants to ensure that the SIG is able to demonstrate to the market the wide range of first class skills that members have to offer.