Advisory Board

Our board draws on over 30 years of experience and expertise of members across a range of sectors and roles, ensuring we can make the best decision for our clients.

Christine Dooley

Christine spent 35 years as one of the country’s leading family barristers. Beginning her career in the Criminal Courts she then transitioned to Family law. Christine has extensive experience in cases including domestic violence, international abduction of children, shared parenting of children after divorce, adoption and issues concerning children and their care given by Local Authorities.  Throughout her career she has worked with a wide range of clients, from high profile individuals to local authorities and more vulnerable members of society.  

Christine retired in 2015, she now spends her time between England and France.  She is a keen skier, rambler and cyclist, currently studying to become a fluent French speaker.

Tim Gbedemah OBE

Tim served for six years as a non-executive director at the Home Office and for two as a project management adviser to the Cabinet Office. A former partner and senior executive of Accenture plc, Tim has spent 25 years as an adviser and consultant to business managers and directors in the UK, the EU and the US.  He has experience in multiple sectors of private industry and with departments and agencies in the UK public sector, including the Metropolitan Police, HMRC and the Department for Work and Pensions.  Tim led the Public Policy Unit at Accenture, publishing research papers on various social and public affairs issues including tax-benefit integration and youth skills and employment prospects.
An enthusiastic cyclist and amateur historian, Tim received an OBE for services to government in 2008 and has been a Fellow of the RSA since the 1990s.

Elaine Walsh

Elaine has had a distinguished career in Quality Assurance where she has recently been involved in internal and inter-authority inspections. For over 30 years she has successfully recruited, managed and trained cross-cultural teams.  She has also directed staff and organizational development across a wide spectrum of industries.

Her experience includes quality control, auditing, reviewing and implementing new processes and fostering cultural change.