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Our People

We each have our own style, developed along a wide variety of career paths and have picked up specialist knowledge in different disciplines, from our consulting staff to our practice team. What we all have in common is an obsession for quality, an unflinching resolve for doing the right thing and an entrepreneurial spirit.

  • "From day one, Oaklin was intellectually stimulating while still also being friendly and supportive. I was in at the deep end from the start, and quickly found myself doing the type and variety of work which genuinely challenged me and grew my expertise."

    Robin Baines, Consultant

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We are looking for smart, energetic and entrepreneurial talent to help us solve our clients’ biggest challenges and leave them enriched for having engaged us. Our interview process is thorough and you will meet a lot of interesting people on that journey. Join us and make a real difference.

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  • Oaklin employees are a fantastic bunch of people who are always open, down to earth and good for a laugh!

    Alex Lee, Consultant

Nikki Briant

Consultant

Nikki has experience delivering large-scale complex change programmes across Insurance, Retail Banking and Energy sectors. She has successfully led strategic, operational and technology transformation projects for global FTSE 100 clients. She joined Oaklin after six years with global management consultancies, completing both industry and project management specific qualifications.

Nikki brings a proactive and creative approach to deliver flexible, high-impact programmes and projects tailored to the needs of our clients. Outside of work she spends most of her time playing sport, recently representing Great Britain at Tag Rugby.

Tristram Broady

Business Analyst

Tris is one of Oaklin’s Business Analysts recently joining our graduate programme last summer. He graduated last year from the University of Bath where he studied Mechanical Engineering with Manufacturing and Management. Tris has a keen interest in start-ups and entrepreneurial businesses and has worked for a variety of small businesses such as Pashley Cycles (designers of the Santander Hire Bicycles) whilst studying. He has worked closely with leadership teams to maximise the efficiency of enterprise operations at SMEs and has also supported Oaklin’s internal Operations team before working as a PMO in the energy sector. Tris is involved in Oaklin’s Inclusion & Diversity initiatives and Business Improvement capability, and enjoys exploring London and it’s vibrant coffee scene.

Dominic Hurndall

Partner

Dom heads up our team in the USA. He helped set up Oaklin in 2009 and established the US office in 2013. He is a graduate of Durham University, has an honours degree in Archaeology and is an alumnus of London Business School. He also spent over six years in the military before starting his consulting career at Accenture.

Dom has Board level experience in government departments and FTSE 100 companies. He is a qualified PRINCE2 practitioner and an experienced project manager. He has worked on a range of assignments including business strategy, outsourcing, films and communications and IT programme delivery. He has worked extensively in energy, aerospace, financial services and the public sector.

Dom also spends a lot of his time risking his neck racing sailing boats, whenever work allows of course.

Thushari Zain

Finance Manager

Thushari Zain is Oaklin’s Finance Manager. She started her career at KPMG Sri Lanka followed by 4 years working within the Telecoms industry. Since moving to the UK she has held Finance positions at NCR and Camelot Group. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and is a finalist of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.

In her spare time, Thushari enjoys creating works of art with her kids. She often gets told off by them for getting too involved in their work. When time permits Thushari likes to explore the scenic splendour of the British country side and enjoys putting her green fingers to use.

 

Sam Bentley

Consultant

Sam is an experienced Project and programme Manager who is comfortable working across agile and waterfall deliveries, private and public sector organisations, and small to large projects. He is at home in high pressure complex environments and prides himself on building effective self-managing teams and finding solutions for difficult problems.

Amongst other roles, Sam has also previously worked as a Business Interface Manager, developing product vision and building buy in for delivery throughout business and technology teams, and as a Service Manager maintaining and improving live service, and transitioning new services into live support. He therefore has a well rounded and strategic view of how to extract maximum value from the projects he leads.

Stephanie Meehan

Operations Director

Stephanie Meehan is Oaklin’s Operations Director and International Business Coordinator. She is no stranger to consulting having previously worked at Deloitte, Andersen Business Consulting and the Berkeley Partnership. She has a master’s degree in health psychology as well as degrees in psychology and traditional Chinese acupuncture.

 

Catriona Young

Consultant

Catriona is a project and change management professional who is known for building strong client relationships. Catriona has led and supported programmes of work across the public and private sectors, and has experience of all stages of the project lifecycle from inception through to delivery, working with clients to deliver strategic outcomes, including revenue-growth, process-optimisation and benefits realisation.

Catriona joined Oaklin from EY, is a graduate of the TeachFirst Programme, and has a BSc in Human Biology from the University of St Andrews. Despite living in London, Catriona is happiest wearing wellies in the country, a remnant of growing up in rural Scotland.

Anil Gupta

Consultant

Anil is an Oaklin Consultant with over 10 years' Consulting experience across a range of sectors, particularly Telecoms. He is a graduate of Warwick University with an honours degree in Computer Science. Prior to joining Oaklin in 2016, Anil worked in Accenture's UK Consulting practice.

Anil's core experience covers programme mobilisation and delivery, technology transformation, business process improvement, and operating model design. Recent examples include the rollout of a nationwide fibre-optic broadband capability for a telecoms service provider and implementation of regulatory mandated enhancements to the core payments processing platform at a Tier 1 retail bank.

In his spare time, Anil enjoys indoor rock climbing and keeping pace with his better half during explorations of the vast Surrey / East Sussex countryside. He is also a keen fan of Formula 1.