The Team

The team is made up of independent consultants delivering Blue Lion Training Academy material for all courses in compliance to the awarding organisations as a certified programme. We also specialise in the delivery of the new Improvement Apprenticeship standards. Our certified Master Black Belts and Project Managers are waiting to discuss your challenges and help you find an optimum solution to your needs through a funded or full cost training programme.

Whether you are looking for qualified support to work directly on your Lean Six Sigma/Design for Six Sigma programmes, or have struggled with the planning/resourcing of your urgent improvement projects, or your training delegates are requiring coaching we can help you find a unique solution. Email us today to get an insight in what we do.

Management Consultants

Harj Dhanjal

Harj Dhanjal

Management Consultant

Harj has experience in leading complex transformation programmes, technical savvy, he has delivered corporate strategies and embedded a culture of high performance amongst executive leadership teams. With a mindset of "Do what you say and say what you do" the key of scoping any deliverable has become an natural way of working.

Pat Long

Pat Long

Management Consultant

Pat with his experience in Lean Six Sigma and Change Management methodologies, he has an excellent track record of achievement including a practical approach to driving change and performance, delivering value, managing deployments, transferring knowledge and ensuring sustainability.

Mark Godber

Mark Godber

Management Consultant

Mark specialises in leadership development and coaching leaders and teams to release their potential, inspire others and embed learning and change back in the workplace. He is friendly, approachable and energetic and delivers programmes in a credible, authentic and engaging way.

Lean Six Sigma Executive Consultants & Trainers

Harj Dhanjal

Harj Dhanjal

Master Black Belt

Harj has experience in both methodologies of Lean and Six Sigma, he is also a master coach facilitator for high performance culture with over 20 years’ experience in process improvement, quality management and operational excellence.

Pat Long

Pat Long

Master Black Belt

Pat has over 15 experience with Lean, Six Sigma and Change Management methodologies Pat has coached and supported over 750 successful improvement projects and delivered over 250 Lean, Six Sigma and leadership training courses.

Dr Roger Cliffe

Dr Roger Cliffe

Master Black Belt

Roger is a Strategic change and quality specialist with more than 20 years’ experience in ‘blue chip’ chemical, telecoms, financial services and global manufacturing organisations. He is acknowledged as a subject leader with a proven record of delivery.

Keith Bennet

Keith Bennet

Master Black Belt

Keith has expertise in both Lean and Six Sigma improvement methodologies. He has over 20 years’ experience of introducing, improving and developing processes in various industries and services.

John Golding

John Golding

Master Black Belt

John has over 20 years’ experience in helping clients to identify root causes of problems using various tools to improve the robustness of processes and products such as Quality Function Deployment, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis

Dr Phil Rowe

Dr Phil Rowe

Master Black Belt

Phil was trained in Design for Six Sigma at GE back in 1999 and has been programme managing DFSS projects working with design engineers in applying DFSS tools to high investment new product programmes

Lean Six Sigma Consultants

Mike Horton

Mike Horton

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Mike is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with ten years’ experience of leading hard benefit generating projects across multiple functions of a large organisation. He has delivered numerous Continuous Improvement training courses, and coached colleagues at all stages of the Lean Six Sigma training process.

Leon Bowler

Leon Bowler

Lean Six Sigma Specialist

Operations Director at Qualitrain Ltd with vast experience in the delivery of end point assessment of improvement training in Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques across various industries including, Aerospace, Rail and Manufacturing.

Howard Davall

Howard Davall

Lean Six Sigma Specialist

A very good communicator with excellent knowledge and experience of Business Improvement Techniques and Lean Six Sigma. As a qualified teacher he has worked and provided assessment, training and coaching for companies to improve productivity, safety and resolve problems.

Arthur Parslow

Arthur Parslow

Lean Six Sigma Specialist

With 20 years working within the Toyota Production System at the Burnaston Plant in Derby. He has assessed a significant number of Lean Six Sigma qualifications at Yellow and Green Belt and facilitated hundreds of improvement projects within large blue chip organisations.

David Bates

David Bates

Lean Six Sigma Specialist

David is a dynamic change specialist with more than 15 years’ experience in manufacturing organisations. He is acknowledged as a subject leader with a proven record of delivery and assessment and training.

David Green

David Green

Lean Six Sigma Specialist

With a background of over 20 years in management, lean operational. He is a dynamic assessor/trainer/tutor within all aspects of Engineering, Manufacturing, Management, Rail and Business Improvement Techniques.

Mindfulness Consultants

Tony Burnett

Tony Burnett

Mindful and Culture Specialist

Studying in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, inspired by Mindfulness and the benefits it can give to individuals and businesses. Strong analytical skills, including six sigma toolsets e.g: SPC, Hypothesis testing and Design of Experiments (DOE).

Shobana Patel

Shobana Patel

Mindful and Culture Specialist

Having worked with the MoD on both Analytical Methods and Lean Methods and having gained invaluable business experience, Shobana is now a writer and publishing consultant who promotes the awareness and practice of mindfulness culture in organisations.