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Northampton, England

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Our service is designed to  put you in control 
of your digital 
transformation journey 

Socitm Advisory’s consultants have undertaken and delivered a vast variety of projects, with programmes ranging from ICT review, strategy/TOM design and technical consultancy, to business transformation of major service areas and complex commercial review. Though our traditional footprint is within the local government sector, we have also delivered programmes for ‘blue light’, health and third sectors, and central government. 

 Our vision 

We will be the preferred independent
and technology agnostic thought leader

for the public sector

 Some of our team 
 David Bryant 

With over 30 years’ experience in the IT industry, David has been a member of the Socitm Board since 2003.  He has played a key role in the development of the organisation as Commercial Director before moving to his current role as Chairman.

 Phil Rice 
Regional Director, ERP Practice Lead

Phil is an experienced consultant with over 30 years’ experience across multiple sectors including Central and Local Government, delivering complex and diverse consultancy engagements. He has lead major transformation programmes, driving the introduction of new technologies and embedding new digital ways of working to our clients. Phil leads our ERP Practice. 

 Lesley Meeks 
Regional Director, Commercial Lead

Lesley has held Commercial Roles in Private and Public Sector including Crown Commercial Services and Oracle. She is a strong negotiator, has experience on both client and supplier side and has a pragmatic approach to delivering procurement processes.

 Tony Summers 
Chief Executive Officer

Tony is an experienced consultant with over 35 years’ experience across the Public Sector delivering strategy and implementation programmes. He has led our advisory engagements over the last 3 years with over 50 local authorities. Tony took the leadership of building our ERP practice until his move to become CEO.

 Mark Adams-Wright 
Sales and Marketing Director

Mark is a senior business leader with over 30 years’ experience working in Private and Public Sector organisations. He has held Director level roles in IT and digital, sales and marketing and customer service. He has lead projects implementing new strategies and  designing and delivering organisation structures and transformation programmes.

 Russ Charlesworth 
Regional Director, Health and Social Care Lead

Russ is a transformation specialist with over 30 years' experience across 40+ programmes. MSP, PRINCE2 and CIMA qualified, he develops and leads complex assignments including managing multi-location, multi-organisation programme teams.

 Andrew Rogers 
Innovation Director

Andrew has led some of the most innovative Public Sector digital transformations. He has 25 years’ experience of programme management, with a focus on transferring transformation capability to clients. 

 Matt Gascoigne 
Chief Operating Officer

With almost 20 years’ experience in the consulting, professional services and recruitment sectors, Matt is a customer-focused and strategic leader who understands how to create value for clients through innovative people and talent practices.


 Five reasons to 
 work with us 


Socitm’s Inform and Improve services provide an unrivalled library of research and years of collected data


It’s all about our people: from their expertise to their empathy with our clients


As well as utilising the Inform and Improve services, our Advisory service also inputs into the knowledge base


Our services have been designed for our members to meet their organisations’ needs


We truly understand the needs of the public sector, with all our services designed specifically to support it