Office Locations

Our lean consulting experts are located in our various offices and work around the clock to help you solve your problems.

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Meet The Team

We wouldn’t be who we are without the exceptional members of our team!

Gert Haar-Jorgensen

Founder

Gert has over 30 years experience in major Operations transformations, from Strategy through Execution to sustainability. This includes designing tailored Operating/Business Systems, Manufacturing Footprint and Supply Chain optimisation, New Product/Service Development and Introduction, Lean Leadership Coaching and Capability development, Digitalisation and Industry 4.0, in Blue Chip organizations worldwide.

Michael Morgan

Financial Director

Michael has been a corporate accountant for over 40 years. He was an Auditor and Accountant with British Airways for 20 years, auditing and supporting their subsidiaries in UK, Europe and Worldwide. He later worked with an Airline security firm, a MBO London Transport Bus Operator, a housing investment and management company, before he joined Lean Coaching as their Financial Controller in 2009. He was appointed Finance Director for all Lean Coaching Group of companies, based in UK and US in 2015.

Pavel Polyakov

Managing Director

Pavel has more than 15 years international experience in Europe, Asia, Latin America in practical implementation of Lean Manufacturing, TPM/WCM in building business/production systems, delivering cultural and operational transformation projects in various industries, including FMCG, Food production, Pharma, Metals&Mining and functions, including Production, Maintenance, Logistics, Quality, HR. Pavel holds master degree of Oxford University in Strategy and Innovation.

Neil Wilson

Managing Director

Neil Wilson is a professional consultant with extensive business management and operational excellence experience. Lead significant major projects including greenfield and brown field facility builds / retools, manufacturing relocations and NPI’s. Project lead for a global automotive response team to restructure manufacturing operations across UK, Europe, India with targets of productivity increase and major cost reduction. Supported a $1BN re-engineering project to introduce 6 new truck platforms, with focus to capital expense, scoping, program management for engine/press and assembly.

Vanderlei Dorta

Managing Director

Vanderlei has over 25 years experience in Lean systems and Operations Management in industries and services businesses, he is a seasoned Executive and has been working on turnaround, operational excellence, strategic planning, team building and Greenfield projects through Lean philosophy application. As a consultant he has also worked in multiple industries on change management projects.

Rolando Carvallo

Managing Director

Rolando is a professional consultant with over 10 years’ experience specializing in assessment, design, implementation and controlling of CI projects, initiatives & interventions. He has broad experience in large/international scope CIP projects: Operational excellence (TPS, SFM), Preventative Maintenance (TPM), Quality Management (Lean-Six Sigma, TQM), Supply Chain Management (Bottleneck management), HR (Change Management). Has been a manager of mixed task forces (internal and external) for the accomplishment of project targets and goals. Experienced in Automotive sector, Solar power, as well as electronics.

Oleksiy Podkhyneychenko

Managing Director

Oleksiy has over 20 years of industry and consulting experience. Leading our office in Ukraine, he has successfully completed dozens of corporate and operational transformations that delivered sustained value, as well as improved culture and decision making for clients. He has extensive experience in implementing Lean Six Sigma toolkit, unlocking value in capital projects and setting up for success the business improvement teams. His clients include leading companies in energy, metals and mining, automotive, chemicals and plastics, airlines, media, and consumer goods. Oleksiy supported clients across the globe in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa. He holds an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

Igor Mostovoy

Partner - Ukraine

Igor has more than 22 years of international experience in Europe and CIS region. 10 years of experience in practical implementation of Process Lean Manufacturing, TPM/WCM, Employees and Process Safety management. Building production systems, delivering cultural and operational transformation projects in various industries, including: FMCG, Food production, Pharma, Automotive Metals & Mining, Building, and functions, including Production, Quality, Maintenance, HR and Logistics.

Sergiy Yevtushenko

Partner - Ukraine

Sergiy is highly accomplished, results-oriented professional with proven success in directing multi-skilled teams to deliver OPEX/LEAN projects to a variety of clients and industry verticals. Extensive expertise in Lean production culture and system implementation, operations management, OPEX program development and execution, resource management, people development, process improvement and developing innovative solutions.

Carlo Bonato

Partner - Italy

Carlo is results-driven professional leveraging in-depth knowledge with 28+ years of continuing recognition for being an effective production and manufacturing leader. Combines solid organizational, communication and time management skills. Experienced in lean manufacturing, change management, supply chain management, business performance optimization, program/project management, operations management, financial analysis, and strategic planning. Extensive Automotive International Exposure: managed teams of 25+ and direct workforce of 730+.

Torben Nielsen

Partner - Denmark

Torben has more than 20 years of experience within industry and consulting throughout Europe. He has implemented AM and PM programs to enhance productivity and setting up Shop Floor Management systems which contributed to better communication, prioritization for problem solving and in the end improved KPI’s. Has managed workforce of 65 and holds a M.Sc. within Business and Administration.

Cagin Sezgin

Partner - Turkey

Cagin has been working as an Operational Excellence Coach/Consultant for more than 10 years. Has an experience of more than 3000 days of coaching and training at hundreds of companies.

Jim Stayer

North America Business Development

Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Lean Professional with over $500M in cost savings or avoidance. Mentored COO and VP level executives on day to day activities as well as long term strategy, in order to turn around distressed companies or stabilize growing companies. Implemented improvements over multiple sites through leading cross-functional teams. Able to assign critical KPI’s and work with the site to reach the target KPI levels. Built stability into manufacturing sites by creating and deploying company specific production systems. Develop VAVE programs that drive cost reductions and ease of assembly

Dave Bonham

Subject Matter Expert

Dave brings a wealth of industry experience to the Lean Coaching team with over 25 years of experience delivering Capital projects from $50M to $1B for Industrial, Commercial, and Residential use. A strategic business partner specializing in the advancement of the AEC industry leveraging lean construction methodologies to improve the delivery of Capital projects from conceptual initialization thru design & planning development to construction execution and commissioning turnover. Took on critical roles in VDC, purchasing, estimating, operations, project and executive management.

Stephen Chun

Subject Matter Expert

Seasoned Lean Operating Executive: Strategic, Results Driven, Culture and Digital Transformation. Over 30 years’ experience as a people & business builder stemming from both McKinsey & Co. and Toyota. Demonstrated Executive, operations and human centered leadership. Proven track record to diagnose, problem solve and execute at speed. Achieved dramatic business results across internationally diverse industries. Recognized as a lean operating and transformation expert: people, process, technology