ITI Consulting

Innovators, Architects and Creators of the Connected World

ITI Consulting embodies the fusion of passion and expertise, driven by the boundless potential of technology.  As architects of digital transformation, we specialise in crafting innovative products, engaging with company culture, and implementing technology-driven solutions that spark genuine change.

Business-led digital strategists

ITI Consulting is at the forefront of innovation, extending its expertise across diverse sectors: Industrials, Nuclear, and Energy.  Our commitment lies in not only supporting intelligent solutions that meet industry standards but also delivering impactful business change that drives real and lasting value for our clients.

ITI Group’s RAISE™ methodology utilises industry best practice tools, techniques and methodologies, leveraged from Customer centricity, BCS Business Analysis, Lean Six Sigma and ITIL.  We use it to discover, justify, deliver, support and embed solutions which maximise efficient, pain-free operations – leveraging our siginficant experience to lower the cost to serve, and speed up the time to value, creating maximum trust and client alignment.

Meet our ITI Consulting team

With ITI Consulting, you’re not just buying advice; you’re investing in hands-on expertise. The industry and technology experts you meet with initially are the same specialists who roll up their sleeves to implement your solutions.

We speak your language, in your time zone, worldwide.

 

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Oliver Stone

Director of Global Consulting

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Oliver Stone

Director of Global Consulting

Oliver brings 10 years of Manufacturing and supply chain management experience in processes, and systems. His main area of expertise is within process excellence, with a strong grasp of Lean Six Sigma, and integrations of technology to tackle manufacturing challenges. Oliver has a deep understanding of the Food and Beverage, Life sciences and logistics industries.

Specialisations:

  • Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt
  • Digital Transformation

Languages:

English, French, Serbian/Croatian

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Nik Tankard

Senior Manager – Digital Transformation

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Nik Tankard

Senior Manager – Digital Transformation

Nik brings 15+ years of manufacturing operations management, controls and automation experience. His main area of expertise is within the execution space of manufacturing with a deep understanding of smart manufacturing across a number of domains including, warehousing & logistics, production planning, quality management systems (QMS), maintenance & production execution.

Specialisations:

  • BCS accredited Business Analyst
  • FMEA / DFMEA
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Mike Ellis

Senior Manager – Automation and Control

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Mike Ellis

Senior Manager – Automation and Control

Mike brings over two decades of project experience in Industrial Automation. He specializes in delivering Process Control Systems (DCS & PLC/SCADA) across various industry sectors with responsibilities in managing large integrated projects both technically and commercially, ensuring they are executed efficiently within budget and schedule. Mike also brings experience in defining the project execution strategy, resourcing, design direction, progress tracking, and change management.

Additionally, Mike brings experience in defining technical solutions for customer requirements related to Integrated Control & Safety Systems, working with global leaders in the Oil & Gas, Chemical and Pharmaceutical industries.

Specialisation:

  • ISA95 & ISA88
  • Project Engineering

Languages Spoken:

English, French

Kelsey Crawford

Senior Consultant – Digital Transformation

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Kelsey Crawford

Senior Consultant – Digital Transformation

Kelsey brings 5+ years of manufacturing process improvement, design, and automation/control experience. Her main areas of expertise are in digital transformation and optimizing manufacturing operations through technology integrations to help clients drive data-based decision making and implement smart factories.  Kelsey has a deep understanding of the Consumer Goods, Pharmaceutical, and Petrochemical industries.

Specializations:

  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Digital Transformation

Languages Spoken:

English, Portuguese

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Jelena Zarkovic

Digital Transformation Consultant

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Jelena Zarkovic

Digital Transformation Consultant

Jelena brings more than a decade of diverse training experience, including about two years specialising in software solutions for all stakeholders. Expertise in digital transformation, Lean Manufacturing principles and technology integration, with experience in designing and delivering effective training programs.

Specialisation:

  • Training Solution Development and Delivery
  • Process Optimization (BPMN) and Workshop Facilitation

Languages Spoken:

English, Serbian/Croatian, Spanish, Russian

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Stephen Langley

Digital Transformation Consultant

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Stephen Langley

Digital Transformation Consultant

Stephen brings 20+ years of Quality Management and manufacturing operations interaction, controls and automation experience. His main area of expertise is within Quality Management (QMS) with an in-depth understanding of smart manufacturing. He is an apprentice trained engineer that started his engineering career as a machinist, reading engineering drawings, Programming and operating CNC machining centres. Moving on into the quality field at a large automotive company and touching on every area of Quality Management.

Specialisation:

  • CQI – Chartered Quality Professional
  • Change Management / Process Approval
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James Glover

Operational Technology Cyber Lead

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James Glover

Operational Technology Cyber Lead

James has extensive experience in the industrial automation and ICT sectors, specializing in delivering innovative automation, engineering, and IT solutions across various industries including FMCG, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, power generation, and utilities. His technical know-how spans a wide spectrum encompassing software engineering, high-level programming, database solutions, functional safety and cyber security which is underlined by a deep understanding of DCS, PLC, SCADA, and MES systems. James possesses a rich background in implementing factory and process automation systems, whilst adhering to cyber security best practice in particular his knowledge of current standards and regulations including – ISA/IEC 62443, NIST, OG86.

Specialisation:

  • Cyber Security
  • OT/IT Convergence
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Sonja Rupar

Digital Transformation Analyst

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Sonja Rupar

Digital Transformation Analyst

Sonja has a unique blend of skills and experiences across multiple industries, within process improvement, stakeholder management, technical documentation, and project implementation, along with the ability to bridge the gap between technical and non-technical aspects of various industries.

Specialisation:

  • Requirements Analysis
  • Software Quality Assurance

Languages Spoken:

English, Serbian/Croatian, Spanish, German

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Mike Hodge

ITI Group Chief Technical Officer

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Mike Hodge

ITI Group Chief Technical Officer

Mike is a renowned authority in manufacturing operations, especially within food & beverage, pharmaceutical, consumer packaged goods, and pulp & paper verticals. As the founder and former CEO of Cimlogic, and now Group CTO of ITI Group, he has a proven track record in leveraging technology for digital transformation, optimising automation, and harnessing the true potential of real-time data. His extensive background in productising services and standardising software solutions uniquely positions him to guide organisations in their digital journey, ensuring maximum efficiency and value.

Specialisation:

  • Strategic Formulation
  • Data-Driven Decision Making
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Management Consulting

– Industry Expertise
– Client-Focused
– Strategy Development

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Business Analysis

– Situation Investigation and Problem Analysis
– Requirements Definition
– Business Process Modelling

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Solution design and development

– Feasibility Assessment and Business Case Development
– Solution Scoping and Design
– Product Configuration Consultancy
– Front-end Engineering Design Studies

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Implementation and support

– Business Acceptance Testing
– Business Change Deployment
– Training and Support Services

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Operational Excellence

– Continuous Improvement
– Knowledge Management
– Data-Driven Decision-Making

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The Alternative Indication Centre (AIC) at Hinkley Point B Power Station provides a secondary, remote monitoring facility for post-trip-event reactor conditions, ensuring safe shutdown and maintenance of adequate post-trip cooling and providing a back-up to the Central Control Room.

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The recording and forecasting of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2e) is key to Sellafield’s ability to understand and modify their carbon footprint.

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Cadbury’s New Chewing Gum Factory Development

ITI Group used simulation to help Cadbury overcome the typical challenges of planning and building a new factory; ensuring that the equipment selection, rules for operation, staffing levels and production capacity were all in sync with the business plan.

Manufacturing
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Marks & Spencer Distribution Centre: Simulation for Facility Design

ITI Group used simulation to help Marks and Spencer plc (M&S) design its 900,000sq ft distribution centre in Leicestershire.

Manufacturing
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SSE Storr Lochs Hydroelectric Station Refurb

ITI undertook a full overhaul of the integrated electrical and control systems for Storr Lochs Hydroelectric Power Station on the Isle of Skye, creating a resilient, reliable and upgraded control solution for SSE (formerly Scottish & Southern Energy).

Energy
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Spirit Energy Digital Transformation

After just one year of collaborating with ITI Group on their Digital Transformation programme, Spirit Energy are already seeing the benefits of a properly managed data solution.

Energy
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BP Nerefco Refinery Optimisation

A simulation study carried out by Saker Solutions (now ITI Group), in conjunction with BP, enabled Nerefco to optimise offsite facilities’ performance and identify savings worth millions of dollars over the life of the project.

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Repsol Sinopec Rotating Equipment

Through a collaborative approach, ITI helped Repsol Sinopec (previously Talisman Sinopec) achieve its ambitious “Rotating Equipment Excellence Programme”, which provides early warnings about potential equipment failures, collects and analyses historical data and enables future operational trends to

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