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The Stellar team

We are a team of senior consultants with expertise in change management, leadership development and coaching. We have all worked in both line management and consultancy at senior levels.

Jennifer Cramb

Jennifer Cramb is a business advisor with senior management experience who brings both a strategic and practical perspective to her work in leadership, change management and coaching.

Before establishing Stellar Consulting with Debbie in 2001, Jennifer spent three years as Head of Organisation Development for Railtrack plc (now Network Rail). Prior to Railtrack, Jennifer worked as “Chief of Staff” to KPMG’s then international Chairman, Lord Sharman of Redlynch. This was a strategic role, working with the Chairman and the UK and international leadership teams to develop and deliver KPMG’s strategy of globalisation and integration. Jennifer has substantial management consultancy experience, first with The Wyatt Company (now Watson Wyatt), and with KPMG Management Consulting. Jennifer has published a number of articles on the themes of leadership and change.

Debbie Rynda

Debbie is a consultant and coach who focuses on the challenges of leadership and change. She applies her expertise to designing major change programmes, working with leadership teams, and coaching individuals. Debbie enables her clients to develop their own capacity for change, and to realise their leadership potential.

Debbie established Stellar Consulting with Jennifer after a senior level career in consultancy and business management. Debbie held a senior role in business transformation consulting at KPMG before joining PA Consulting as a partner. She has led large, diverse teams to deliver major change programmes for clients across Europe, USA, India, Russia, South Africa, Australia and Taiwan. Prior to her consultancy career, Debbie worked as Chief Financial Officer for three US oil and gas businesses, and has been a board director of a number of US companies. Debbie is an inspirational public speaker who has presented at conferences and major client events.

We founded Stellar Consulting in 2001. We work with our clients to help them deliver change, grow leadership capability and to improve performance. Our clients say that they enjoy working with us: they gain new insights and perspectives, and find they can respond better to business challenges.

Our senior associates are:

Kate Burton

Kate is coach, consultant, writer and trainer with twenty-five years’ experience who enables organisations and individuals to focus their energy on effective communication. Her career began in corporate advertising, marketing and publishing with hi-tech companies including Hewlett-Packard. She consults with a variety of businesses across industries and cultures such as Sony, GlaxoSmithKline, and KPMG to design and implement communications strategies. She also delivers custom-built training and coaching programmes that boost team motivation, self-awareness and confidence. Kate is a Master Practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and has recently co-authored a guide to NLP - the art of communication - to be published by John Wiley.

Fiona Davidson

Fiona is an organisation development consultant who specialises in helping organisations deliver performance improvement through the effective integration of people, processes and technology. Fiona’s background is in the implementation of enterprise information systems to enable business change, with particular focus on the human aspects of change. She has held senior roles at Glaxo Wellcome, SAP UK, Lucas Industries and Philips Electronics. Fiona is currently completing an MSc in Change Agent Skills and Strategies at the University of Surrey.

Nick James

Nick is an experienced consultant and facilitator. He has extensive consultancy experience, working at KPMG for 10 years, and more recently with the Tavistock Consultancy Service who have a reputation for groundbreaking work with groups and organisations. Nick works at three levels in organisations: advising business change programmes; improving the effectiveness of teams; and coaching individuals at times of transition in their careers.

Jeremy Keeley

Jeremy’s work centres on enabling people to develop themselves – often in an environment of change - and is focused on delivering significant benefits and achievements for the individual and their organisation. As well as individual coaching, Jeremy has worked on a wide range of major change programmes including one of the biggest mergers in the UK. He was a consultant with KPMG for three years, and is a qualified accountant (FCMA) who has held senior financial line roles. Jeremy is also the founder of the not for profit developmental organisation, Sadler Heath.

Lindsay Murdoch

Lindsay has extensive experience in change management and human resources coupled with a deep understanding of business. She is an excellent facilitator, coach, team leader and trainer. Lindsay has substantial consultancy experience. She led the change consulting business for Practick, and prior to this, worked with KPMG and Coopers & Lybrand. Her early career began in HR management in the FMCG industry with Rowntree Mackintosh plc, Philips Electronic Industries, and United Biscuits.

Lorraine Purbrick

Lorraine is an experienced business coach and facilitator, specialising in leadership development, team dynamics and career development. Lorraine’ began her career in marketing for Unilever and after several years, moved to a leading grocery research and training institute, finally heading up the training and development department. Lorraine not only brings extensive business experience to her work, but also uniquely combines this with her in-depth psychological understanding, having completed two years of her Masters degree at the Gestalt Centre. Lorraine likes to develop long-term and in-depth relationships with her clients and has worked with Visa Europe for over 7 years. Amongst others, clients have included Unilever, The London Underground, The Medical Research Council, Deutsche Bank, The Co-op and The Salvation Army.

Lesley Robinson

Lesley is a business advisor and coach with particular expertise in developing strategies to manage organisational knowledge. She works in organisations to improve business processes and realign roles, and she coaches individuals through the ensuing change. Lesley’s consultancy experience includes Bain & Company, and KPMG where she held a strategic role working for CEO, Lord Sharman of Redlynch, in the UK and USA. Lesley is a visiting lecturer at City University and regularly speaks at conferences and writes papers for the knowledge industry.