ICG members collaborate together for the benefit of their clients


Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire

Team of 8 ICG members got together over a 6-year period to deliver an engagement day designed to give insight into key policiing issues and test reactions to new plans for local policing. These were high profile events attended by senior policing and Government officials. 

Members involved: Andrew Smith, Sally Alsop; Mary Leslie; Andy Booth; Corky Gormly; Catherine Millican; Clare Mansfield; Martin Holliss; Jane Woolley; Janet Kiddle; Abi Almond; Peter Martin. 

Key successes: Repeat work, referral to other PCCs/policing areas, Hampshire Fire Service



Met Office 

ICG members Michael Mayers and Kevin Simmons have worked collaboratively for a number of projects. One such example was an investigation of the ppportunities for providing the services of the Met Office in partnership with the South African Weather Service to the South African Agriculture, Energy and Water Industries. Method employed was desk research plus in-depth interviews with leading experts in each of the three industries in South Africa. Complex markets were assessed using our analysis framework and comprehensive information sources were identified, assessed and used. Secondary information was then validated and deepened by conducting professional interviews.

Members involved: Michael Mayers and Kevin Simmons.

Key successes: The collaboration combined more than 50 years’ collective experience and specialist skills in desk research, professional interviewing and strategic analysis to deliver what has been described by the client as their ‘gold standard’ insight.