Define your strategy,
develop your people,
build your teams,
scale your business.

What we do

We help CEOs and leadership teams of tech startups and scaleups to grow their business, develop and retain great employees; delegate more and become less stressed.
Go to Define your Strategy

Define your Strategy

We unblock your teams by helping them to take complex commercial, product and organisational decisions; build strategy then create and execute plans which deliver.

Go to Develop your people

Develop your people

We build the capability and confidence of your leaders through one-on-one interventions: coaching, 360 feedback, Situational Leadership and mentoring.

Go to Build your teams

Build your teams

We boost the productivity and capability of your teams by creating alignment, building trust, clarifying responsibilities and demanding accountability.

Go to Scale your business

Scale your business

We help you to nail execution: putting continuous improvement and a laser focus on results into the heart of your culture; identifying and living the values which drive engagement, performance and passion in your business; designing the organisation for now and the future.

Leadership Experience

Gareth has 10 years’ coaching experience as a senior business leader.

Gareth is the former COO of Red Gate Software, a successful high-growth private software company based in Cambridge, Pasadena and Singapore which was placed in the Sunday Times Best Companies lists for seven years. He led software engineering, sales and marketing teams to launch and grow new products – but also held responsibility for “back office” functions – HR, Finance and IT – during periods of high growth in revenue and headcount.

Prior to joining Red Gate in 2008, Gareth worked for the University of Cambridge, leading IT provision at DAMTP (Stephen Hawking’s department) and Selwyn College. Gareth drives organisational change by creating and developing trusting relationships to form high-performance teams. He has a particular interest in strategy development, employee engagement, personal development, organisational design and management frameworks. He’s at his happiest and most effective helping bright, creative, innovative people work together to solve difficult problems.

Gareth has 10 years’ coaching experience as a senior business leader. He is currently participating in the Meyler Campbell Mastered Programme, accredited with the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches. He initiated Red Gate’s adoption of Situational Leadership II, and the “Five Dysfunctions of a Team” approach to team building. He was also responsible for piloting Red Gate’s adapted version of The Toyota Way, which has since been adopted organisation-wide.

Personal Information

Gareth lives in Cambridge with his wife, Nessa, and has four children in primary and secondary education. He’s a keen photographer, bread maker and electronic music aficionado. He is an External Trustee at Cambridge University Students’ Union.

Gareth has an MA in Natural Sciences and an MEng in Chemical Engineering from Cambridge University. He is a Myers Briggs ENFP and Strengths Finder Arranger, Individualization, Maximizer, Communication, Woo.
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