An antidote to traditional consultants

Change Agency is a research and consulting business that helps companies and non-profits to anticipate, plan and deliver change successfully.

Everything we do is based on the principle that change comes from within. It’s a simple but powerful proposition.

Many change initiatives don’t reach their objectives. They often fail because they’re imposed top-down by consultants with an over-reliance on process or on one particular solution.

We set up Change Agency to be different. We are outcomes-focused, but have no vested interest in implementation. We aim to make our clients self-sufficient, rather than dependent. We don’t copy and paste from other clients.

Above all, we listen rather than tell. And we do it with you rather than to you.

Jonathan Obermeister on what makes us different


M&A – lessons from failure
Tim Johns | 24 October 2017

The majority of M&A, it seems, end in failure. They simply don’t produce the expected results, destroying rather than creating value. And yet every year companies continue down the path with their eyes wide shut. Books have been written and lectures given but still lessons are seemingly ignored. Sometimes it is because M&A was simply […]

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Events, dear boy, events
Tim Johns | 29 August 2017

When the then UK Prime Minister, Harold MacMillan, was asked what could blow his government off its course he famously replied: “Events, my dear boy, events.” Things rarely go in a straight line, shit happens (as the phrase goes), and few strategies stand the test of time. This conflict of strategy meeting reality was probably […]

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