Enabling effective change.

Our experience.

We were well aware of the frightening statistics around failed ERP projects. And the dubious reputation that many consultancy firms get for high costs and not a lot of end product. And we knew we could do things differently, and better.

By delivering real change and forging relationships based on trust, reliability and accountability in our results.

We’ve achieved fast growth through new clients being referred to us in 85% of cases. And long lasting trusted partner status with our customers.

Leadership Team

We formed Optimum through a shared desire and passion for delivering great results and an ethos built on hard work, taking responsibility and making things happen.

Steve Wilson

A highly accomplished management consultant with over 30 years experience of delivering business change and system implementation programmes internationally.

Prime areas of expertise are manufacturing, supply chain and distribution. Steve is highly skilled at aligning business strategy, processes, people and systems to achieve improved business performance.


  • ERP Expert
  • Business Process Optimisation
  • Transformational Change Management
  • Leadership & Team Development

Lee Ann Healy

A specialist in programme and project management with almost 20 years experience and a proven track record of successfully delivering complex implementations with multi million pound budgets.

Lee Ann has delivered solutions across a range of business disciplines and business systems including Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Finance, HR/Payroll, Sales & Marketing, CRM and eCommerce.


  • Project / Programme / Change Management
  • PMO
  • Business Systems
  • Leadership & Team Development

Core Team

Our Core Team competencies ensure we have extensive skill sets covering ERP and business systems, project management, change management, and business process re-engineering. Our core team is supplemented by a close network of associate consultants meaning we can match specific client requirements to the right expertise. All of our consultants are trained in our PRIME implementation methodology.

Andrew Stark : Business & IT Transformation Lead

Andrew is a multi-lingual business and IT transformation specialist.  A qualified accountant (ACCA and CIMA) with a proven track record in multi-national manufacturing and service industries.  Andrew is adept at delivering effective change for organisations and driving out business improvements.  His passion is to identify and analyse problems, then to develop and implement sustainable solutions to deliver tangible business results.

  • Project Management
  • Finance
  • Business Process Optimisation
  • Business Systems, Business Intelligence & Analytics

Paul German : Manufacturing Lead

A highly experienced ERP functional and technical consultant with in depth systems and business process know-how.  With nearly 30 years spent working for both major software providers and large multi-national manufacturing organisations, Paul is an expert at getting the best out of systems.  He has the technical capability to create the right solutions and the project management skills to deliver them.


  • ERP Expert
  • Manufacturing & Supply Chain
  • WMS, EDI, Shop Floor Control Systems
  • Interfaces, Integration & Data Migration

Lucio Pirelli : Logistics & Supply Chain Lead

Lucio has over 20 years experience delivering IT and business change projects in the UK and throughout Europe, with a wealth of experience in the logistics and supply chain industry. Experienced project manager and business analyst with a proven track record of successful project delivery varying in type, size, complexity, culture and cost. Adept at dropping into an organisation and hitting the ground running.


  • Project Management
  • Logistics & Supply Chain
  • ERP
  • WMS & 3PL

Kevin Cowan : Finance Lead

A qualified accountant with over 20 years consultancy experience.  Kevin has operated in a number of roles including Finance & IT director across a wide range of businesses from fast growth start ups to PLCs. Kevin has that rare blend of finance and systems expertise which has seen him successfully deliver numerous large scale ERP programmes and Finance/HR/Payroll system implementations. He is passionate about using technology to enhance finance and business performance and using his entrepreneurial skill sets to benefit corporations.


  • Finance, HR, Payroll
  • ERP
  • CRM
  • Cloud Technology

Cathy Jeanes : IT Lead

A business focused IT professional with over 16 years experience working in IT and business management internationally. Cathy has IT management experience of infrastructure, applications and service across multiple European sites as well as hands-on implementation experience of ERP and niche business systems. Cathy is accomplished at delivering IT strategy to meet business objectives.


  • IT Strategy & Management
  • ERP
  • Business Systems
  • Manufacturing

John Nance : Sales, Purchasing & Technology Lead

A projects and solutions guy – full of ideas on how to deliver successful solutions based on expertise across a wide range of industries and technologies.  It’s difficult to pigeon-hole John as he has a very unusual blend of skills across multiple disciplines – very adept project manager, very creative problem solver, and a very talented technical expert across digital transformation, application development, databases, BI and infrastructure. And a great people person to boot.  He has a hands-on approach to understanding business requirements, designing and implementing solutions and a genuine interest in seeing a happy customer.



  • Solutions Management
  • Project Management
  • CRM, Sales, Purchasing, ERP
  • Technical: BI, Web, Applications, Infrastructure, Databases, Cloud, Digital Transformation

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