Leadership

The Leadership Team

Leadership Team


Derron Taplin

Derron Taplin
Partner

Mobile : +44(0)7824 303 999

derron.taplin@maxicaconsulting.co.uk

Derron has been specialising in Portfolio, Programme and Project management for over 20 years. He has worked for numerous FTSE 100 companies and understands the challenges that these large organisations face in this space. He is an advocate of change and believes that success is in the reach of all of those who want to grasp it.

What others say....

“Derron's work in implementing and then realizing the business value of Enterprise Portfolio Management is a testament to not only his deep knowledge of project, programme and portfolio management, but in how to actually implement these processes tools and methods in a global and diverse organization and delivers value. His work ethic and dedication is exceptional and he inspires his fellow colleagues and team members.”
Brett Johnstone, CIO at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers

"Derron has a very strong understanding of Portfolio Management and its relationship with Enterprise Architecture. He efficiently and effectively implemented a portfolio framework with limited resource and was able to launch a global practice which was matured rapidly under his management."
David David, Enterprise Architect at Network Rail



Ope Ayileye

Ope Ayileye
Partner

Mobile : +44(0)7886 317 246

ope.ayileye@maxicaconsulting.co.uk

Ope has been setting up and running PMO's and portfolio's in multinationals for over 13 years. He has an amazing ability to understand business problems and apply project, programme and portfolio best practice in a pragmatic and non-draconian way. Ope has an insatiable need to learn and this passion for learning is only usurped by that for football.

What others say....

“Ope has been a key member of the team & has taken us to the point where we have a Portfolio Definition process ready to begin testing and rolling out. This is a subject in which Ope has considerable experience and he has consistently brought this to bear in terms of practical advice and guidance to numerous stakeholders. He shows good analytical judgement in the way he approaches problem solving and has communicated the proposed solution clearly to all. He has also worked diligently and objectively with the inevitable sceptics along the way in order to win hearts and minds. Overall a very experienced and capable individual and extremely easy to work with.”
Bob Edwards Head of Group PMO at Lloyd's Register





Heidi Thomas

Heidi Thomas
Resourcing Director

Mobile : +44(0)7734 257 382

heidi.Thomas@maxicaconsulting.co.uk

Heidi has been undertaking professional recruiting for over 15 years. She has worked for IBM, BG Group and Tesla where she was responsible for the successful appointment of internal and external personnel. Heidi also has a great knowledge of project management and PMO's which provides her with a competative advantage when sourcing consultants in this area. Heidi is the newest addition to the Maxica Team and is already making a significant difference and producing excellent results.

What others say....

“Heidi was fully responsible for developing and growing our RPO and APAC Recruitment teams, which was connected with extremely high workload, which Heidi managed in perfect way. She has a great ability to work under pressure. What is more she can also inspire her employees to work accordingly with the highest standards. Her disciplined approach and advanced knowledge of the EMEA and APAC market was infectious for whole International Staffing team, which contributed in our high performance. ”
Karolina Wonchala, Talent Acquisition Specialist