Our People




Steve Boyer

From a background of research, Steve has over 20 years of industry and consulting experience.

He has held a variety of line roles including Operations, R&D, Sales and Marketing Management followed by five years as a Technical Director for a major Telecomms company.

Following successful leadership of a corporate change programme, Steve has 10 years consulting experience with leading consultancies across diverse sectors on three continents. He has led strategic, organisational and transformational change projects for national and multinational clients.

A strong team player, Steve is a creative thinker with a particular interest in delivery of tangible results for clients. He holds BSc and PhD degrees.

Jim Norton

Jim has 28 years consulting and industry experience, primarily within Office Equipment and Systems, Aerospace, Automotive and Chemicals industries.

International experience includes secondments/assignments in US, Europe, Scandinavia, South Africa and Japan.

With a background of broad management experience in both line and staff roles, Jim has functional experience in R&D, manufacturing, change management and strategic business development.

Before BLN, the last 10 years have been with Gemini Consulting based in Europe with rotating responsibilities in strategy, change management, operational effectiveness and business development. Jim led the practice discipline for new product and service development and management of technology and innovation.

Assignments have been both as client relationship manager, project manager and team player with major multinational companies, typically on delivery of results working with client teams.


Neil Britten

Neil has over 20 years consulting and management experience in Financial Services, Chemicals, Manufacturing, and High-Technology sectors.

He was Vice President at CSC Strategic Consulting, Principal at Gemini Consulting and The MAC Group.

His management experience encompasses general management in new ventures, sales and marketing, finance and IT. Neil has led large-scale engagements for European and US multinational clients involving market-driven business unit strategy, the management of change and leadership within global and multinational organisations.

He holds BSc (Engineering) and MBA degrees.

Professional Associates

Our professional associates all meet the criteria of experienced, bright, personable, resilient, effective and efficient. All have several years of consulting experience and most have experience of senior line roles.

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