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Improving Lives (CSR), Chaucer

– 23 Nov, 2020

Chaucer Joins The UN Global Compact

Chaucer

Experts in creating value from digital transformation and data to improve lives

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Life Sciences, People Development, Energy, Legal Services, Facilitation​​​, Financial Services, Public Sector

– 18 Nov, 2020

The Perils Of Presenteeism

Dani Lindley

Management Consultant

“Powerful communications come from the heart of your values and reflect as well as foster your authentic company culture”

Dani takes pride in the difference she makes for her clients and within Chaucer by putting people at the heart of everything she does. She has over 10 years of experience across several industries throughout Europe which enables her to apply a refreshingly creative yet efficient approach to complex client challenges in particular around communications, engagement and people development.

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Life Sciences, Innovation Strategy

– 11 Nov, 2020

Accelerating Innovation In Life Sciences

Tom Macfarlane

Management Consultant

Tom Macfarlane is a commercially-minded strategy/transformation professional and an Associate Partner at Chaucer Group. With a background in neuroscience and pharmaceuticals, he retains a specialist interest in the life sciences, but has served in leadership roles across industry verticals and in both the corporate and public sectors.

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Blog 23 Nov, 2020

Improving Lives (CSR) , Chaucer

Chaucer Joins The UN Global Compact

Today we announced our commitment to taking responsible business action to help create the world we all want to live in by becoming a signatory...

Chaucer

Experts in creating value from digital transformation and data to improve lives

Blog 18 Nov, 2020

Life Sciences , People Development , Energy , Legal Services , Facilitation​​​ , Financial Services , Public Sector

The Perils Of Presenteeism

I just returned to my laptop on my dining table from a short trip to the kitchen where I had made myself a coffee. With my freshly brewed coffee...

Dani Lindley

Management Consultant

“Powerful communications come from the heart of your values and reflect as well as foster your authentic company culture”

Dani takes pride in the difference she makes for her clients and within Chaucer by putting people at the heart of everything she does. She has over 10 years of experience across several industries throughout Europe which enables her to apply a refreshingly creative yet efficient approach to complex client challenges in particular around communications, engagement and people development.

Blog 11 Nov, 2020

Life Sciences , Innovation Strategy

Accelerating Innovation In Life Sciences

I recently had the pleasure of chairing a virtual panel discussion on Accelerating Innovation in the Life Sciences - convened by BDI and...

Tom Macfarlane

Management Consultant

Tom Macfarlane is a commercially-minded strategy/transformation professional and an Associate Partner at Chaucer Group. With a background in neuroscience and pharmaceuticals, he retains a specialist interest in the life sciences, but has served in leadership roles across industry verticals and in both the corporate and public sectors.

Blog 04 Nov, 2020

Chaucer

Chaucer Welcomes Ian Miller, Head Of Public Sector

Government expert Ian Miller joins Chaucer to lead the Public Sector team. Ian brings with him a wealth of strategic consulting, international...

Chaucer

Experts in creating value from digital transformation and data to improve lives

Blog 29 Oct, 2020

Improving Lives (CSR)

A Look At The Challenges Facing Black Professionals In The Corporate World?

To celebrate Black History Month this October, Chaucer’s BAME Diversity & Inclusion group, UNITED held a companywide panel discussion with...

Akosua Acheampong

Management Consultant

" Change does not happen overnight, and it is not an event. It is a systematic and purposeful accumulation of actions that empowers and equips people to want to change."

Akosua is an experienced Consultant having worked across several industries. She has led large-scale change management programmes and implemented engagement and communications strategies across IT systems and business transformation projects.

Blog 12 Oct, 2020

Change Management , Agile Delivery , Life Sciences , Agile Change Management , Energy , Legal Services , Financial Services , Public Sector

Change Management, Meet Agile

The unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic have made agility, already an ambition for many organisations, an operational...

Surbhi Dewan

Management Consultant

Blog 22 Sep, 2020

Life Sciences , Energy , Legal Services , Financial Services , Innovation Strategy , Public Sector

Innovating Services, Not Servicing The Idea Of Innovation

We recently had the pleasure of speaking at the Idea Drop Innovation Bootcamp on the topic of Constructing An Idea Evaluation Process. And it...

Julian Jordan

Management Consultant

Julian helps businesses solve complex problems through innovating new service offerings and business models. He is passionate about how design can bring benefits to users and how innovation is much more than a check box exercise, and that having the right structures and frameworks in place for your organisation can be the difference between a good idea making it to market or remaining in someone’s inbox. With a background in IT and process analysis, he trained as a business designer and appreciates the cultural and mindset changes needs to effectively combine business and technology change. He leads the Innovation Strategy and Business Design communities within Chaucer.

Blog 18 Sep, 2020

Data Strategy , Data Protection Services

What Comes After The Privacy Shield?

By now, I hope you've had a chance to review the white paper EU-US Privacy Shield And Brexit and watch the panel discussion on the topic of the...

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Management Consultant

Paul Gillingwater GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18

Paul is a Managing Principal Consultant and registered DPO at Chaucer who has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security and risk specialist and advisor to businesses, government and non-profits with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. Over the past five years he has focused on UK & EU data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Events 09 Sep, 2020

Innovation Strategy

Innovation Bootcamp: Constructing An Idea Evaluation Process

In association with Idea Drop, Chaucer presents a framework for how organisations can meaningfully innovate services, instead of simply servicing the idea of innovation.

September 16, 2020 3:00PM – 4:00PM (BST)

Events 09 Sep, 2020

Life Sciences , Innovation Strategy

Accelerated Innovation in the Life Sciences Ecosystem

In association with Equinix, Chaucer present a panel session to discuss Accelerated Innovation in the Life Sciences Ecosystem .

24th September, 2020, 18:00 - 19:00 (BST) 12:00 – 1:30 PM (CST)

Events 08 Sep, 2020

Cyber Security

Data Protection & The Death Of The US Privacy Shield Panel Session

In association with the British American Business Council Of New England Chaucer present a panel session to discuss the death of the EU/US Privacy Shield.

16th September, 2020, 12:00 – 13:00 (EMT)

Reports 07 Sep, 2020

Cyber Security

EU-US Privacy Shield And Brexit

This white paper provides background and analysis on the recent CJEU decision regarding the EU-US Privacy Shield, and...

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Management Consultant

Paul Gillingwater GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18

Paul is a Managing Principal Consultant and registered DPO at Chaucer who has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security and risk specialist and advisor to businesses, government and non-profits with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. Over the past five years he has focused on UK & EU data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Events 27 Aug, 2020

Strategy Advisory

Strategic Planning For An Unpredictable World

Join this Chaucer Live Session where we will explore the key considerations for strategic planning, pitfalls to avoid, and best practice that is grounded in the reality and pragmatism.

22nd September, 2020, 10am – 11:30am

Reports 19 Aug, 2020

Strategy Advisory

Thinking Smart: Emerging Strategies From The COVID Crisis

This crisis is neither static nor predictable – a public health crisis, giving way to an economic crisis, potentially...

Chaucer

Experts in creating value from digital transformation and data to improve lives

Events 10 Aug, 2020

Change Management , Strategy Advisory

The Art Of Change Leadership

Join this Chaucer Live Session where we will explore the principles of good and bad leadership, and look at how you can meet the moment by influencing others with skill, showing up authentically, and gaining wisdom, at every turn.

16th September, 2020, 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Blog 05 Aug, 2020

Agile Delivery , Life Sciences , Energy , Legal Services , Financial Services , Public Sector

Top Tips To Ensure Successful Distributed Agile Teams

You can't build an adaptable organization without adaptable people--and individuals change only when they have to, or when they want to. --Gary...

Todd Bennett

Management Consultant

Todd is a Managing Consultant with significant expertise in Agile. Todd specialises in delivering technical and non-technical pieces of work, coaching and training senior leadership, and leading large-scale Agile transformations. Todd is passionate about Agile the methodology, the frameworks within and has a keen interest in the Agile mindset. Todd uses a people focused approach, ensuring greater collaboration and team engagement is achieved, resulting in greater efficiencies

Reports 27 Jul, 2020

People Development , Strategy Advisory

Re-Designing The Workplace Of The Future

Whilst the global pandemic has had a catastrophic impact on public health and the economy, it also provides an...

Isobel Rea

Management Consultant

“The fundamentals of good project management never change. It is about planning and people”

Isobel is passionate about helping companies become more efficient and effective, and is known for her strong project management skills and pragmatic approach. With over 15 years of experience as a change consultant and project manager, she has a wealth of experience and insight.

Blog 23 Jul, 2020

Life Sciences , Improving Lives (CSR) , Energy , Legal Services , Financial Services , Innovation Strategy , Public Sector

Diversity And Representation Matters: How To Be Inclusive When Innovating

Discussions around diversity and representation are always important, but they have been dominating the news cycle in recent times. It's more...

Zoe Collins

Management Consultant

"At the heart of any successful change you’ll find people and engaging communications."

Zoe is a passionate change manager, transforming work environments into places where people love to be. She is a quality focused Prosci qualified practitioner, specialising in Business and Culture Change. She also specialises in Communications and Internal Marketing.

Blog 20 Jul, 2020

Business Analysis , Project, Programme, Portfolio Management ​​​

How Good Does Your PMO Need To Be?

The efficacy of a PMO can have a direct impact on the pace and outcomes of a programme of work. For example, poorly managed dependencies between...

Aled Laugharne

Management Consultant

Blog 13 Jul, 2020

Chaucer

Chaucer & BIP Join Together To Create A Global Advisory Company With €350 Million Expected Revenue

In 2019 Chaucer began an extensive search for an experienced partner who could support our next phase of growth, expand our global footprint, and...

Chaucer

Experts in creating value from digital transformation and data to improve lives

Blog 06 Jul, 2020

Data Strategy , Chaucer , Energy , Innovation Strategy

Chaucer Nominated For A MCA Award In “Data & Innovation In The Private Sector”

Chaucer was recently nominated for two MCA awards, “Data and Innovation in the Private Sector & Team Leader Consultant

Chaucer

Experts in creating value from digital transformation and data to improve lives

Blog 01 Jul, 2020

Life Sciences , Energy , Legal Services , Financial Services , Innovation Strategy , Public Sector , Technology Strategy​​​

Transformation And Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has taught us a great deal about how organisations metabolise disruption and evolving. What we are learning right now should...

Martin Wassell

Group Managing Director

Martin has been navigating business' through transformation and innovation for over 25 years and has been Managing Director of Chaucer for the past 8 years, driving the business and it's clients through their own transformations. He has seen first hand the impact digital transformation can have on clients, their employees and even wider society when it succeeds.

Blog 26 Jun, 2020

Design Thinking , People Development , Project, Programme, Portfolio Management ​​​

Is Your PMO Missing A Human Touch?

Best practice Project Management Office (PMO) design is not just about governance and reporting structure; an emphasis on people is essential for...

James Robertson

Management Consultant

A strategic change management consultant focused on helping companies design and implement new target operating models. James is passionate about delivering customer-centric solutions to help clients navigate and succeed in complex digital transformation programmes. He draws his experience from delivering projects in financial services, manufacturing and FMCG industries.

Blog 23 Jun, 2020

Project, Programme, Portfolio Management ​​​

What Does The Future Hold For The PMO?

We are developing an industry benchmark report looking at the current and future state of PMO

Chaucer

Experts in creating value from digital transformation and data to improve lives

Blog 22 Jun, 2020

Mental Health , People Development

Protecting Employee Mental Health As We Return To The Office

The Great Return is looming: that time when all those workers who have been diligently staying at home are summoned

Peter Lewis

Management Consultant, Mental Health First Aid Instructor

Events 15 Jun, 2020

Agile Delivery

Adopt An Agile Mindset Now: Live Session

Learn why now is the opportune moment to adopt an agile mindset for both you and your organisation.

22 Jul, 2020, 02:00pm – 20 May, 2020, 03:00pm

Online

Events 12 Jun, 2020

How Covid-19 Drives Innovation & Accelerates Organisational Change

Learn how businesses can evolve from the impact of Covid-19.

18 Jun, 2020, 02:00pm – 20 May, 2020, 03:00pm

Online

Blog 10 Jun, 2020

Change Management , Life Sciences , People Development , Energy , Legal Services , Financial Services , Public Sector

The Art Of Change Leadership: Influence, Authenticity And Wisdom

Leaders across the globe are preparing for more change. Digital transformation is now top of the agenda and business

Analah Fawcett

Management Consultant & CSR Lead

Analah is Chaucer’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Lead; passionate about improving lives, in and outside of Chaucer. With 10+ years’ experience working as a Change Management Consultant, she has helped high profile clients navigate complex behavioural and cultural change, focusing on innovation and digital transformation these past few years.

Blog 04 Jun, 2020

Project, Programme, Portfolio Management ​​​ , Technology Strategy​​​

AI: A Threat Or Enabler Of The PMO Of The Future?

There is a lot of talk about how Artificial Intelligence (AI) might not just disrupt but effectively kill off the

Michele Turitto PhD CEng

Management Consultant

“Digital transformation success impinges on people, culture and mindset as much as technology”

Michele is a versatile and experienced management consultant delivering pragmatic and data driven digital business transformation. Geographically and culturally aware, having led projects in over 15 countries with proven ability to engage at all levels to embed step-change innovation. He has a deep advisory and consulting background centred on a solid Change Management, Strategy, Delivery Lead and Programme Management skill set.

Blog 22 May, 2020

Change Management , Life Sciences , Energy , Legal Services , Financial Services , Public Sector , Strategy Advisory

Communication Is Everything, But It’s Not All There Is

As we prepare to exit lock down and return to ‘the new normal’, it’s important to recognize that more change is coming.

Analah Fawcett

Management Consultant & CSR Lead

Analah is Chaucer’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Lead; passionate about improving lives, in and outside of Chaucer. With 10+ years’ experience working as a Change Management Consultant, she has helped high profile clients navigate complex behavioural and cultural change, focusing on innovation and digital transformation these past few years.

Reports 05 May, 2020

People Development , Strategy Advisory , Target Operating Model

How Can Business Thrive In A Post COVID-19 World?

With over one third of the population of the planet in lockdown for the last quarter, it’s hard to envisage how and...

Michele Turitto PhD CEng

Management Consultant

“Digital transformation success impinges on people, culture and mindset as much as technology”

Michele is a versatile and experienced management consultant delivering pragmatic and data driven digital business transformation. Geographically and culturally aware, having led projects in over 15 countries with proven ability to engage at all levels to embed step-change innovation. He has a deep advisory and consulting background centred on a solid Change Management, Strategy, Delivery Lead and Programme Management skill set.

Events 03 Mar, 2020

Change Management , Strategy Advisory

The Business Of Change Is Changing

Join Chaucer as we discuss what change means for leaders and how to inspire transformative change through influence.

22 May, 2020, 08:30am – 11:00am

Aqua Shard 31 Saint Thomas Street,
London, SE1 9RY

Reports 03 Mar, 2020

Data Strategy , People Development , Data Protection Services , Data Science And Machine Learning , Strategy Advisory

Background Checks & GDPR

It is a commonly accepted practice that businesses have the right to carry out background checks on prospective...

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Management Consultant

Paul Gillingwater GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18

Paul is a Managing Principal Consultant and registered DPO at Chaucer who has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security and risk specialist and advisor to businesses, government and non-profits with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. Over the past five years he has focused on UK & EU data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Events 14 Jan, 2020

People Development , Innovation Strategy , Strategy Advisory

AI and Real-World Business

Learn how to adopt an AI strategy for your organisation

26 Mar, 2020, 08:30am – 11:00am

Aqua Shard, 31 Saint Thomas Street,
London, SE1 9RY

Reports 05 Dec, 2019

Strategy Advisory

IR35 Changes and Chaucer’s Managed Service

Changes are being introduced to HMRC's 'IR35' tax regulations that will make businesses liable for determining the tax...

Chaucer

Experts in creating value from digital transformation and data to improve lives

Reports 01 Aug, 2019

Data Protection Services

Business Call Recording in the UK and the Data Protection Act

With the roll out by Microsoft of Skype for Business and its new capabilities for call recording, what are the...

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Management Consultant

Paul Gillingwater GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18

Paul is a Managing Principal Consultant and registered DPO at Chaucer who has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security and risk specialist and advisor to businesses, government and non-profits with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. Over the past five years he has focused on UK & EU data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Reports 10 Apr, 2019

Data Protection Services

Briefing On Brexit & UK Data Protection Act 2018

Highlighting important and interesting news and trends in the privacy field

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Management Consultant

Paul Gillingwater GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18

Paul is a Managing Principal Consultant and registered DPO at Chaucer who has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security and risk specialist and advisor to businesses, government and non-profits with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. Over the past five years he has focused on UK & EU data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Reports 03 Dec, 2018

Data Protection Services

Data Privacy Newsletter: Issue 3 December 2018

Highlighting important and interesting news and trends in the privacy field

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Management Consultant

Paul Gillingwater GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18

Paul is a Managing Principal Consultant and registered DPO at Chaucer who has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security and risk specialist and advisor to businesses, government and non-profits with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. Over the past five years he has focused on UK & EU data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Reports 01 Oct, 2018

Data Strategy , Data Protection Services

Data Protection Concerns for Start-ups & Challengers in the UK Energy Sector

Looking at what data protection concerns are facing U.K. start-ups and challengers, especially (but not exclusively)...

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Management Consultant

Paul Gillingwater GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18

Paul is a Managing Principal Consultant and registered DPO at Chaucer who has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security and risk specialist and advisor to businesses, government and non-profits with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. Over the past five years he has focused on UK & EU data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Reports 01 Jun, 2018

Data Protection Services

Data Privacy Newsletter: Issue 1 June 2018

Highlighting important and interesting news and trends in the privacy field

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Management Consultant

Paul Gillingwater GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18

Paul is a Managing Principal Consultant and registered DPO at Chaucer who has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security and risk specialist and advisor to businesses, government and non-profits with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. Over the past five years he has focused on UK & EU data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.

Reports 01 May, 2018

Data Strategy

The Age Of Information: Data Monetisation

Organisations are not prevented from monetising the data they collect. They just have to be smarter about how they do it

Paul Gillingwater MBA, CISSP, CISM, RHCE

Management Consultant

Paul Gillingwater GDPR, ISO27001, PCI/DSS, GRC, DPA18

Paul is a Managing Principal Consultant and registered DPO at Chaucer who has worked for more than 30 years as a cyber security and risk specialist and advisor to businesses, government and non-profits with their governance, regulatory and compliance requirements. Over the past five years he has focused on UK & EU data protection and is a passionate advocate of online privacy rights education.