"Andy Bass is exactly the guy that every president or CEO needs. The fact is, senior leaders can get pretty isolated. We can’t share every thought with our employees, and most of them will be guarded about challenging or bringing tough messages, in case it affects their jobs. With Andy, though, you can discuss any business matter, and you know you’ll get a smart, knowledgeable view. Plus, he’ll call you on gaps in your thinking and when required, steer you towards something better."
David J. Pritchett

President, Rieke Packaging Systems (A TriMas Company)

“IAC people are benefitting hugely […] from Andy’s expert guidance in aligning our people with our objectives and turning strategy into action”

Jens R. Höhnel

Global Co-CEO & President Europe, International Automotive Components Group (IAC)

"Andrew displays this rare mix of confidence, humanity, subject knowledge and wonderful dexterity in his coaching. His insightful approach and focus on achieving results are impressive. Highly recommendable consultant if you are looking for a true professional."

Paul Heldens

Managing Director at Dornbracht International GmbH/ Chief Sales Officer at Dornbracht Group

“Andy’s contribution was essential to the success of the project. He was challenging, engaging and full of innovative ideas. Crucially he focused on what he called the “execution gap”. Andy doesn’t repackage old ideas, he adds a genuinely new approach and engages with his clients with real empathy. Seriously impressive!”

Craig Preston

Area Director, Corporate (Birmingham, Leicester, Bristol), Aon Risk Solutions

“Andy facilitated animated engagement with our new Strategic Plan, at a time of major change in the organisation and sector. He helped make our strategic objectives meaningful to people at all levels. He also went further, transferring approaches and tools so that internal change agents are now using them independently.”
Cliff Allan

Vice-Chancellor, Birmingham City University

"Andy's counsel was invaluable in helping me - and the board - hold the strategic line when everything around us was going nuts."

Deborah Hallett

Chairman, Rolle Exmouth Ltd

“Many thanks for your excellent help with our strategy review process over the last year. You have also provided invaluable help in engaging our people with the process. Overall the exercise has significantly strengthened the business.”
Mark A Langridge

Managing Director, KMS Insurance Management (subsidiary of Randall & Quilter Plc)

“Andrew has a gift for offering unusual ways to look at issues that make the right decision suddenly seem clear.”
James Stevenson

Group Risk and Insurance Manager, SEGRO Plc

“Andy, I wanted to reiterate my appreciation for the work you have done both with me and with our key managers over the last 18 months. It has made a clear, dramatic difference to our business.”
Kathryn Smith

Managing Director, Databuild Ltd

“I first met Andy when he gave a presentation at a KPMG Transaction Services Conference. Following the Conference, I arranged one-on-one coaching with Andy. These sessions were even more valuable.”
Iain Wright

Senior Manager, KPMG

“It was a bespoke approach that continued with our people over a period of months. The tangible results have been fantastic.”
Graham Black

Regional Director, Buro Four Project Managers and Consultants

“Andrew’s newsletter is always thought-provoking, and our members are improving their businesses with his ideas.”
Richard Goodier

Regional Chairman Oxfordshire, Academy for Chief Executives

“I have known Andy for many years and as a consultant, coach and mentor he has the rare ability to mix the theory, intellectual rigour and practicality into a real value added offering to the businesses and individuals he works with.”
John Handley

Senior Director, Lloyds Development Capital

“Andy Bass is that rare consulting talent who appreciates the synergy between strategic direction and committed support. He sees the job through until the client sees the practical results.”
Alan Weiss

Bestselling author of , “The Ultimate Consultant” and “The Innovation Formula”

"I have known Andy for many years, and have worked with him in both the large corporate and cultural sectors. He is my trusted 'go to person' for an original perspective that's going to suit both the situation and me!"
Jan Teo

CEO, Birmingham Royal Ballet

“Andy helped to clarify key goals and development plans, and also adapted his approach as particular issues arose. He gave relevant and direct advice which I could apply. I obtained my goals – he delivered.”
Ben Thornber

Partner, Martineau

“Andy led a “Value Proposition” workshop for senior operational directors of a multi-national financial services organization on our behalf. The feedback was of the highest level such that we would have no hesitation in recommending his services.”
Jim Dickson

Director, Executive Education, Aston Business School

“Andy is able to get to the nub of an issue very quickly. What was really worthwhile from the perspective of a practical group of people is that in addition to stimulating ‘out of the box’ discussion we came out having  identified and formulated clear strategic objectives.”
Jackie McLaughlin

Head of Facilities Europe, DLA Piper LLP

“Andy has a deep understanding of the cultural issues facing professional service firms. BassClusker’s work with Pinsent Masons over the last three years has been invaluable in assisting our associates to step up to the business development demands required of future Partners. They are also great fun to work with!”
Katie Dignan

Head of Sales Development, Pinsent Masons LLP

“I have been able to integrate your principles into our Telesales function with dramatic results. Every single member of this department has commented on how they are saving on average 50% of the time they spend on a call. This has led to increased productivity and more sales! In summary, it has had an unbelievably positive effect on my company.”
Clive Margetts

PMICS, Director Of Operations, Gemstone Financial Management Ltd

“Andy led our Strategy & Planning Review and added a great deal of value in the process. He quickly homed in on the key issues affecting the growth of our business, and provided a useful framework/practical tools to help us get clear on our thinking. We got much more from the process than we had hoped. We now have a renewed sense of vision, and a clear strategy within which to plan for taking the business forward. The result is something everyone has been keen to buy into, and it’s been a big factor in winning our largest contract to date.”
Mark Ball

Director, Fierce Earth Ltd, Institute of Directors Young Director of the Year

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