Tackling Malnutrition:
Harnessing the Power of Business

Malnutrition negatively impacts individuals, families, societies and economies around the world. Now is the time to align corporate, government and third sector efforts to relegate it to the past. Many people are aware that the scourge of malnutrition affects a vast number of individuals and communities around the world. However, most tend to view it […]

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From ‘Now to Next’
Mindsets for Success

It’s impossible to read anything nowadays without reference to the ‘new normal’ or the need for businesses, whether public or private, to learn from the recent COVID-19 crisis and transform the model of service. But for all the cajoling and the armchair punditry, will we really see a genuine revolution in business practice or are […]

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Leadership attitude rather than legal change is the route to a new era in responsible capitalism

The latest polling from UK B-Corp puts data behind what many of us have been thinking: there has been a shift in public opinion regarding corporate responsibilities post phase-one pandemic. I’ve seen a lot of recent polling recording a general mood-swing toward greater appreciation of “nature” and the importance of “local”; but it would seem […]

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Innovate [Innovatus]

Some people suffer from a very real temptation to innovate in isolation and then wait for the world to respond to their brilliant insight or invention.

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CHANGE [NOVO]

I have previously written about the benefits of building an engaged workforce and have set out the clear and significant business benefits this offers on a number of occasions.

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What our clients say

Project Rome worked with us to develop a purpose-driven strategy for Yorkshire Building Society, aligning our commercial ambitions with our societal and environmental responsibilities. The team were an absolute pleasure to work with, and their knowledge and experience were invaluable. We couldn’t have delivered the work without them.

Tanya Jackson, former Head of Corporate Affairs, Yorkshire Building Society

Project Rome has helped shape, challenge and then support the further development of original thinking, critical to the successful transformation of our sustainable business and asset strategy. They are also hugely well connected regionally and nationally. Their work has led to enhanced customer value and environmental performance for Yorkshire Water – an important outcome at a pivotal time.

Jon Brigg, Manager of Innovation, Yorkshire Water

The team at Project Rome are great to work with; consistently delivering results and adding valuable contributions but also easy and enjoyable to collaborate with. They are impressive in their ability to build rapport with different audiences and quickly apply a strategic mindset and technical expertise to bring structure, clarity and direction.

Gordon Rogers, Head of Sustainability, Yorkshire Water

It has been my pleasure to work with Project Rome over a number of years.  Simon has always brought clear strategic thinking and analysis at corporate level and worked with me as a member of the executive team in WYG plc over an extended period as we grew the business.  I have greatly appreciated his wisdom and help in setting direction for growth and implementing strategy.

Douglas McCormick, Executive Chairman, Gleeds UK and former CEO of WYG

I would sum up Project Rome in three words: diligence, expertise and accuracy. But what’s more, they are a true pleasure to work with. If we have a complex project, Project Rome is our first port of call.

Jeremy Biggs, CEO, NCL Technology Ventures Ltd

Project Rome worked on a one-to-one basis to quickly build relationships and gain the trust of key stakeholders, from clinicians and support teams to Executive Directors. The result was a significant leap forward in our ability to effectively collaborate at all levels. They were also an absolute delight to work with, bringing humour and a sense of fun to the team. We loved every minute of working with them!

Rebecca Malin, former Programme Director, Acute Provider Collaboration, Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The Project Rome team has an open, approachable style that worked well with our entire team, from Executive Directors to junior admin colleagues. They were politically and culturally sensitive to the need of the population and the multiple stakeholders, and creative and thoughtful about ways to get the optimum outcome from their work.

Stacey Hunter, Executive Director Acute Provider Collaboration Airedale FT and Bradford FT NHS Trusts, Chief Operating Officer, NHS Nightingale Hospital Yorkshire and the Humber

Project Rome provide FirstGroup with excellent regional intelligence and wise political counsel. They help us engage with our key stakeholders in a meaningful and focussed way.

Mike Katz, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, FirstGroup plc

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