Commercial Strategy and mediation

Michael Hainge

Michael helps clients develop and execute commercial strategies across their whole business. This includes bidding for big ticket opportunities, procurement and negotiation. Separately, Michael is a qualified mediator registered with the Civil Mediation council. He helps parties find solutions to their commercial and civil disputes.



Scott Collins

Scott is our procurement expert with a real passion for building successful relationships and the scope that this to deliver sustainable value, positive impact and operational improvement for all parties when built upon the right foundations.

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Vijay Chandiramani

Vijay leads ECS' technology capabilities, with an expert focus on transformation by deploying technology and process automation and designing new operating models. 

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Ian Edward

Ian leads our work in this area including, best practice evaluation and training in contract management, disputes, contract re-negotiation, exit and termination. Ian is a specialist in in-sourcing and commercial reviews and evaluation.


Arts and Heritage

Mairead O'Rourke

Mairead is an arts and heritage professional with over 15 years’ experience in supporting organisational development. Governance development is an area of particular interest, enabling arts and heritage organisations to get a clearer sense of purpose and direction.


Programmes and Project Delivery

Chris Ditmer

Chris heads up this area and manages structured projects and programmes of work to make sure we deliver our clients' requirements on time and on budget.



Deborah Spurgeon

Debbie leads for ECS on negotiation training, coaching and consultancy. Debbie also offers clients direct negotiation support for high value or high sensitivity projects.


Social Value

Sarah Stone

Sarah identifies opportunities and design strategies for organisations who want to build the social as well as economic value and create meaningful benefits for the communities they serve.