Lean Coaching Group

Gert Haar-Jorgensen
CEO & Founder

Gert has an extensive background in Operational Excellence, incl. 20 years’ experience in major operations transformations, developing internal organisational capabilities, adapting Lean Systems Design and supporting Implementation in European, North American and Russian Blue Chip organisations.

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 the UK and US, in 2015.

Lean Coaching Group.

Parkshot House
5 Kew Road
Richmond-Upon-Thames TW9 2PR
United Kingdom.

Phone: +44 (0)20 8971 1720
Email: info@leancoaching.com

Work with us.

We are always looking for committed and highly skilled individuals to join the dynamic business transformation team. If you are experienced in development or deployment of LEAN systems, please get in touch in confidence on the email address listed below.

Email: info@leancoaching.com

United Kingdom, Europe and Near East

Pavel Polyakov
Client Service Director

Pavel is a professional consultant/coach in strategy development and execution. He has about 10 years of international experience in building Transformation and Operational Excellence for companies in metals & mining, FMCG, food production, pharma industries applying Lean, TPM/WCM principles. Pavel has developed and leads the global partnership with one of the Big Three companies within last 4 years.

Carlo Bonato
Partner

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, programme/project management, operations management, financial analysis, and strategic planning. Extensive Automotive International Exposure: managed teams of 25+ and direct workforce of 730+.

Lean Coaching Europe.

Parkshot House
5 Kew Road
Richmond-Upon-Thames TW9 2PR
United Kingdom.

Phone: +44 (0)20 8971 1720
Email: uk@leancoaching.com

Our Team at “Thompson Aero Seating” (TAS)

Do you want to work with us?

We are always looking for committed and highly skilled individuals to join the dynamic business transformation team. If you are experienced in development or deployment of LEAN systems, please get in touch in confidence on the email address listed below.

Email: uk@leancoaching.com

Cagin Sezgin
Partner

A Lean Six Sigma Consultant, Master Black Belt, BSc. Mechanical Engineering, with over 2500 days of consulting and training experience in more than 80 different companies from different sectors in more than ten years. Strong communication and engineering skills, specializes in Toyota Production System, Lean, TPM and Lean Six Sigma and Layout Optimization. One of the key leaders and Lean Experts at Model Factory in Ankara and Doha, coordinating and developing First Learn and Transform program as well as Experiential Learning.

Ihsan Eren
Partner

Almost 15 years of experience including managerial positions in corporate companies. Additional 10 years with more than 2000 days of consulting and training experience in nearly 50 different companies from different sectors. 25 years of experience in total. Lean 6 Sigma Master Black Belt, Digitalization projects leader, Lean 6 Sigma Implementation in Sales and Logistics. Project Manager for IoT Projects.

Lean Coaching Europe.

OSB Mevkii, Ataturk cad.
Eğitim, Inovasyon ve Test merkezi, 19/7,
74110, Bartin, Turkey.

Email: uk@leancoaching.com

Do you want to work with us?

We are always looking for committed and highly skilled individuals to join the dynamic business transformation team. If you are experienced in development or deployment of LEAN systems, please get in touch in confidence on the email address listed below.

Email: uk@leancoaching.com

Technical Experts

Ray Taviner
Technical Expert

Ray has over 30 years’ experience as a proactive coach, business manufacturing specialist, NPI/NPD expert to multiple sectors including Metals&Mining, Steel making, Automotive, Heavy Engineering, Defense, Medical sphere, Aerospace, Oil & Gas. Strong engineering background and a proven record in forging, casting of steels, aluminium and bronzes. Experienced board member in large FTSE & SME business models. Advanced skills in long- and short-term strategical business planning, business process management, Lean 6 Sigma, change management and business analysis.

Terence Ellwood
Technical Expert

Terence is a highly motivated coach and a unique technical expert with over 30 years’ international experience of factory integration, divestment project management, and processing plastic film extrusion. Terence’s key expertise lies with extrusion business in PE and PP cast and blown film including diaper film, shrink films, industrial films, and technical films, including full responsibility for factory start-up. In addition, Terence has vast experience in steel making maintenance and refurbishment of continuous casting machinery.

Lean Coaching Europe.

Parkshot House
5 Kew Road
Richmond-Upon-Thames TW9 2PR
United Kingdom.

Phone: +44 (0)20 8971 1720
Email: uk@leancoaching.com

Do you want to work with us?

We are always looking for committed and highly skilled individuals to join the dynamic business transformation team. If you are experienced in development or deployment of LEAN systems, please get in touch in confidence on the email address listed below.

Email: uk@leancoaching.com

North America

Neil Wilson
Operations 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.

Dave Bonham
Ph.D., PMP

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.

Lean Coaching Inc.

6 Parklane Blvd.
Suite #667, Dearborn
Michigan 48126
USA

45 Prospect Street
Cambridge
Massachusetts 02139
USA

Phone: +1 313 406 3938
Email: us@leancoaching.com

Detroit DTNA Specialist Associates.

Do you want to work with us in North America.

We are always looking for committed and highly skilled individuals to join the dynamic business transformation team. If you are experienced in development or deployment of LEAN systems, please get in touch in confidence on the email address listed below.

Email: us@leancoaching.com

Mexico

Rolando Carvallo
Regional Manager

Rolando is a professional consultant with over 10 years’ experience specializing in assessment, design, implementation and controlling of CI projects, initiatives & interventions. 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. 

Helda León
Senior Coach

Helda León is a professional consultant with over 19 years of experience in Lean Manufacturing, Engineering, and Maintenance. Performed senior management roles in automotive, rail and OEM companies leading Lean Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering. As a Country Manager at Tier1 Automotive Company, was responsible for leading lean culture improvement in 5 Mexico plants improving P&L as a result. Experienced promoter of Strategic Planning to work smarter not harder; Hoshin Kanri expert. Advanced skills in problem-solving tools, organizational changes, and “train of trainers”.

Lean Coaching Mexico

Torre Avalanz,
Av. Batallon De San Patricio № ext. 109,
Del Valle Oriente, 66260
San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Email: mx@leancoaching.com

Do you want to work with us in Mexico.

We are always looking for committed and highly skilled individuals to join the dynamic business transformation team. If you are experienced in development or deployment of LEAN systems, please get in touch in confidence on the email address listed below.

Email: mx@leancoaching.com

South America

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.

Gustavo Nicodemo
Project Manager

Gustavo has over 15 years experience in improvement processes and lean implementation projects as a consultant, as an employee on automotive industries, or as consultant and coach on his own consultancy business. These experiences in automotive industry as Logistic Manager and Competitive Excellence Manager, gave him a customer-side point of view on lean implementations supported by consulting companies.

Lean Coaching Brasil Ltda.

Rua Célia Polo Monteiro, 250
Vinhedo – São Paulo
CEP 13287-004
Brasil.

Celular: +55 19 99113 5798
Fone: +55 19 2660 1926
Email: sa@leancoaching.com

Do you want to work with us in South America.

We are always looking for committed and highly skilled individuals to join the dynamic business transformation team. If you are experienced in development or deployment of LEAN systems, please get in touch in confidence on the email address listed below.

Email: sa@leancoaching.com

Russia

Valentina Baynova
General Director

Valentina Baynova has managed the workflow of OOO’ Lean Coaching since 2013. She gained Lean implementation knowledge while working with Ford at their Naberezhnye Chelny Plant. Her key responsibilities with OOO “Lean Coaching” include client liaison and business activities (Projects) support.

Oleg Verkhozin
Client Service Director

Oleg has about 12 years’ experience in implementation and improvement of TPS-type production systems, lean systems, as well as training, development and coaching change agents with the world’s largest manufacturing companies.

OOO Lean Coaching.

Офис 1110
Бизнес центр “2/18”
Набережные Челны,
Республика Татарстан, 423810
Российская Федерация

Тел.: +7 (8552) 451110
Эл. почта: ru@leancoaching.com

Our Russian Team  at a TPM Workshop

Do you want to work with us in Russia.

We are always looking for committed and highly skilled individuals to join the dynamic business transformation team. If you are experienced in development or deployment of LEAN systems, please get in touch in confidence on the email address listed below.

Email: ru@leancoaching.com