gg team


Vanessa Gunner is the Managing Director of gg management consulting. She gained her chartered accounting qualifications and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment in her home country of Australia, and has spent the past 12 years in London consulting to international corporations. In a diverse 20-year career, Vanessa has worked in Australia, Singapore, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), the Nordics and has held several senior roles, including COO of Barclays Capital and Barclays Wealth CRES (Corporate Real Estate Services) for EMEA, Organisation Design Consultant for Visa Europe, and Programme Manager of IT projects for JPMorgan Chase (SEPA), AstraZeneca (SAP) and WorldCom (SAP). Her work with these companies as well as clients such as Credit Suisse, MITIE, Dalkia, Avisen plc, Visa International, London Fire Brigade, AMT Sybex, Metronet, Schinlder, ACP Publishing, Howarth & Howarth, Grant Thornton International, Whittaker Macnaught and Woolworths Australia has given her a depth of insight into the operations of highly successful businesses, and she has made strong contributions in the area of change management and team leadership. Vanessa's highly regarded interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with clarity and purpose have led to roles requiring astute Board stakeholder management skills. She has worked under often very challenging circumstances and her reputation for success has led to many client referrals.


Brian Scanlon is the Chairman of gg management consulting. Following a career in the steel industry, he joined AT Kearney as a management consultant and was the director responsible for the company's Strategy & Marketing practice in London. During this time Brian was also a director of Costain, with responsibility for its Venture Division. As an independent consultant he was involved in the privatisation of the engineering divisions of British Coal and the public float of the NMT Group. In addition, Brian held the role of Vice-President in the Treasury Services Division of JPMorgan Chase and is currently Chairman of CPS, which focuses on Executive Mentoring and Boardroom Development Brian has postgraduate qualifications in mathematical physics, operational research, and through his strategy work has built a number of unique models and analytical tools. His approach to problem-solving draws on his exceptional ability to express complex mathematical situations involving data analytics in lay terms. He is adept at establishing rapport with clients, who draw confidence from his in-depth knowledge and experience gained through four cycles.

gg team

An outstanding result for each client engagement is vital for the continued success of gg. In order to achieve this, we embrace and nurture our greatest asset, the gg team, whose members are exceptionally talented, energetic and expert in their field. No business can survive without the loyalty and commitment of its people, and this is what gg continues to encourage within its own team. Our people are highly intelligent, passionate and confident in their ability to achieve great success for our clients. The rapport they establish and their respect for client confidentiality are second to none.  Their primary objective in every engagement is to unlock the true performance potential and deliver tangible results.  

How can the gg team help you?

The combination of the skills, expertise and knowledge of the gg team and the distinctive analytical problem-solving models it uses is a dynamic formula for successful strategic development and change management in complex corporate environments. One of the most valuable investments any organisation can make, especially in the current economic downturn, is to engage a gg team to resolve specific problems that are challenging your business. This is the first step in developing new strategic positioning and greater competitive advantage.

Ask for a free consultation. If our models are likely to provide positive results for you and we are engaged, we will guarantee you will increase your profits by far more than you invest in the programme.

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We look forward to discussing your needs.