Steve Roger, Global Managing Director
As a founding member of the company, Steve brings a wealth of experience with companies such as Mars Corporation, Kraft Foods, Ford and Unisys which has encompassed manufacturing, reliability, planning, logistics, engineering, project management and consultancy. Steve is a practical hands on thinker – communicator – coach providing a clear vision for both customers and Lauras International’s teams globally.
Jeremy Praud, Head of UK & Europe
With a background in Paper & Pulp, Food, and Petcare Manufacturing and Distribution, Jeremy has over 15 years experience of implementing sustained improvement in a broad range of FMCG and manufacturing industries. Instrumental to the growth of Lauras International in UK and Europe, he has a long track record of delivering successful improvement; above expectations both in terms of bottom line results, and sustained change.
Erica Bassford, Head of Aspire
Erica has broad operational experience gained over 25 years within international manufacturing organisations. Her outstanding people skills and depth of experience make Erica extremely effective at generating positive behavioural changes to individuals at all levels of an organisation through her training, coaching, and guidance.
Jason Gledhill, Head of Reliable Maintenance
Jason has an exceptional track record for Lean / TPM delivery and Operations Management within FMCG and Manufacturing. His ability to coach and develop those around him and his passion for delivering results through teamwork, means he works successfully with engineering departments to drive rapid improvement and implement best practice.
Adrian Oliver, Engagement Leader
With over 25 years operations experience in Drink Manufacturing, Adrian has a proven track record of consistently delivering exceptional results in demanding environments. His depth of knowledge and exceptional people and communication skills enable Adrian to quickly and effectively engage customers’ teams to make positive changes and embed sustainable improvements.
Graham Wilkinson, Engagement Leader
Graham has over 20 years experience of coaching Lean and TPM in the Automotive and Food & Beverage Manufacturing industries. His ability to engage people at every level of our customers’ businesses means he has a successful track record of developing high performing individuals and teams, equipped to embed best practice and sustainable results. Read More
James Hayward, Senior Consultant
With over a decade of experience in glass and chemical manufacturing in a range of technical and operations roles, James is a skilled Continuous Improvement facilitator in Process Engineering environments. James works closely with our customers’ engineering teams to help develop reliable maintenance that supports shop floor teams to deliver sustainable operational improvements.
Nathanial Marshall, Senior Consultant
With a track record of facilitating and executing Continuous Improvement projects in the Food Industry, Nathanial now trains, coaches, and mentors customers’ internal CI champions and Front Line Managers to ensure the sustainability of all improvement projects. He also works closely with shop floor teams to provide individuals with the skills to deliver rapid improvements to throughput and waste levels.