Leadership
& Core Team

Maxica Consulting's Most Valuable Assets

Derron Taplin

Derron Taplin
Partner


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 realising 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


Ope has been setting up and running PMO's and portfolio's in multinationals for over 15 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.

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


Samuel Mann

Samuel Mann
Director of Solution Delivery


Samuel has been operating at executive level to deliver change across diverse market sectors in large multinational organisations in IT for over 20 years. He has earned a reputation as a motivational and inspirational leader capable of creating and developing IT solutions and leading teams on a global scale.

What Others Say

“I have had the privilege to work with Sam in different international work groups and have found him to be an exceptional individual with a talent for leadership, project management, organization and loyalty to his company and colleagues.”
Michael Hutab, CIO at DKSH Logistics and Supply Chain

"Samuel is a focused senior leader who delivers business results to high quality. His contribution to strategy within the IT Leadership team and his vision has enabled transformation of project delivery processes, solution architecture and transition approach to live service for our critical IT business platforms. He’s a people person investing time in people to ensure their success at all levels in the organisation. As a peer of Samuel, we have stood side by side on the most challenging business programmes with the most senior stakeholders in the organisation and I can honestly say that he always delivers!"
Allan Dyer, IT Director Service Delivery at Walgreens Boots Alliance


Richard Truman

Richard Truman
Principal Consultant


Richard has been establishing and embedding Project / PMO governance and processes within a complex multinational aerospace environment for the past 5 years. With a solid history of technology implementation, Richard is superb at identifying logical reasoned approaches to taking complex and intricate delivery challenges from concept to reality.

What Others Say

“Richard combines a great depth of knowledge implementing programme management processes and structures with an unstoppable can do, delivery orientated approach. He is an expert in building key relationships across teams and reporting progress up to board level. I’ve seen Richard, under tight financial constraints, implement a mature PMO structure, processes and artefacts that supported a global FTSE100 Aerospace business in delivering measurable value at pace.”
Jim Cosser, Principal Security Architect, FTSE100 Retailer


Lee Royle

Lee Royle
Senior Project Manager


Lee is a strong, highly motivated, technical project manager who has been successfully delivering a wide range of infrastructure and business projects for over 10 years. With experience in the public sector, retail, wholesale, energy and utilities he can manage complex and or failing project, bringing them back into control via rigour and structure using the project management processes either provided by the incumbent organisation or using industry standard frameworks.

What Others Say

“Lee is an exceptional Project Manager and a trusted negotiator who quickly builds strong relationships with all critical parties. Fast to understand the objectives he applies himself with professional gusto to ensure that the best possible outcome is achieved while building a solid relationship between customer and supplier. His Project Management skills are just as strong through natural leadership qualities.”
Robin Gardner, CTO at Guardian Financial Services.


Helen Chamberlain

Helen Chamberlain
Project Manager


Helen is an experienced project manager with a successful history of working within IT and business functions. She has worked in numerous multi-national organisations delivering an array of technical and business solutions and has a proven track record of delivering projects on time, within budget and to expected quality.

What Others Say

“Helen is a highly capable Project and Change Manager who quickly brings structure and discipline to projects ensuring consistent on time, to cost and quality delivery. She is a clear communicator and takes responsibility for ensuing objectives and timescales are meet. She is a good communicator and confident in operating at all levels of an organisation from Board level down. She is very effective at creating Project reporting and managing Risk and Issues within her projects. A good team player who is highly respective by all, even when managing challenging delivery.”
Paul Parkin, Vice President, Digital Enterprise Platform Provider


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