Ant Harrison

Ant is an IT consultant and procurement specialist responsible for managing £4Bn worth of IT sourcing and strategic partnership deals. Ant also specialises in benchmarking, business case development, portfolio management, operating model development and programme assurance. Prior to SSG Advisory Ant spent 10 years at NCC Group PLC where he led the strategy, sourcing and governance business streams. Prior to NCC Ant worked for the Audit Commission where he led VfM projects and Fujitsu where he was a technical consultant and project manager. Ant has an MSc in computational physics and holds an MBA.

Imran ali

Imran has enjoyed a long career in IT and has held director level positions at Microsoft, Gartner and Cadbury Schweppes. He was formerly Head of IT for the Leisure Services Department at Liverpool City Council. Imran is an expert on IT architecture and organisational structure. Prior to working in IT Imran was a qualified ship's master.

Phil Riley

Phil is recognised as one of the UK’s leading experts in telecommunications including unified communications and IT infrastructure technologies such as server/storage/desktop virtualisation and systems integration in such areas as CRM and e-payments. Phil’s career has encompassed IT management and software development. Phil has a BSc in mathematics.

neil roden

Neil is a highly experienced consultant specialising in programme and project management, interim IT management, process review, strategy development, staffing reviews and applications (ERP, CRM and business intelligence). Neil has an MSc in IT.

Mike Zammit

Mike was previously CIO at Wirral MBC and Blackburn with Darwin Council. Mike has a wealth of experience of public-sector ICT, spanning local government and the NHS. Mike has a BSc in IT.


Davina Harrison

Davina Harrison is our director of quality and compliance and is responsible for the administration of our quality management system, resource allocation and financial management. She has 25 years of retail management experience with Alliance Boots where she was a sales manager and a general store manager

Alastair McGowan

An experienced consultant who has been responsible for strategic digital and technology consultancy to clients in the public and private sectors for over 20 years.  Responsibilities include strategic planning, product development, business development, resource management and client/delivery management on major strategic engagements. Alasiair has strong communication, presentation and stakeholder management skills with experience of working at all levels across an organisation including the C-level suite. Alastair holds a PhD in Applied Mathematics.

nick farrington

Nick is a highly experienced financial consultant and is a Chartered Accountant. Nick has worked on some of the UK's largest public-private partnerships, developing financial business cases and providing strategic commercial advice. Nick has an LLM from the University of Oxford.

David turner

David is an MCIPS qualified procurement professional, providing expert oversight and governance on high-value sourcing projects. He has wide experience in local government and housing. David also holds an MBA.