Principality Consulting Limited

Principality Consulting is a multi-discipline, business improvement team :

We can help you to analyse your business, so that you know where to invest for the greatest impact.

Principality Consulting has the people & tools to be able to ensure that you can really make a difference – and then we can help you select & implement a computer system to lock those improvements in so that they become the normal way of working.

We are committed to professionalism, high standards of service and dedication to quality. The Principality Consulting ethos combines the following values:

  • Accessibility and responsiveness
  • Pro-activity and taking the initiative
  • An impartial computer consultancy – without any commercial relationship with software suppliers or their resellers
  • Value for money
  • Excellent communications with all stakeholders
  • Personable individuals who speak your language

The specialists in  IT Systems, Sales & Marketing and Performance Improvement are supported by a distinguished roster of specialist associates from across the UK. This allows us to:

  • Deliver the right technical excellence to meet your needs
  • Provide local knowledge where required and to keep the cost and environmental impact of travelling to a minimum
  • Upscale consultant resources to meet changes in demand, tight timescales or other requirements.
  • Our passion for quality drives our commitment to apply in-depth knowledge with enthusiasm, tenacity and sheer hard work and deliver an honest, value-driven service in an efficient time-scale.

Our team includes

John Westlake
Maintenance consultant

John has extensive, in-depth industrial experience and detailed technical knowledge of Optimising of Maintenance Systems, including the installation of CMMS and EAM systems. He has managed maintenance departments, ensuring efficient and effective maintenance within cGMP compliance production organisations. Another string to John’s bow is the implementation of energy saving projects using lean manufacturing techniques and improvements of site facilities by the implementation of 5S, visual control, standardised work and Kaizen.
John also has skills in Project Management, expanding, improving production, QC, packaging facilities and transferring of existing chemical process production equipment

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Alan Longland
Alan Longland
Manufacturing & ERP consultant

Alan has a long history in Manufacturing and Operations, specialising in the electronics, defence & commercial sectors. He has worked in various companies in these sectors, including manufacturing parts for motor sport, where he was part of a Le Mans winning team. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Member of the Chartered Management Institute and a Member of the Association of Business Mentors. His career has been spent applying knowledge gained in the large companies, to small companies who lacked leverage thereby needing to adjust their approach with regards to Strategy, Methods of work, internal controls and growth.

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Colin McArdle
Colin McArdle
Lean Six Sigma consultant

A certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt with over 20 years’ experience working at all levels within and across multiple-industries. He has personally been responsible for generating bottom line profits in excess of £50m. He is passionate about teaching organisations how to set up and deploy Lean Six Sigma programs that create more that 10x ROI. Colin has the unique ability to quickly diagnose problems using data driven, fact based, root cause problem solving techniques.

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Stephen Hughes, Manufacturing Consultant
Manufacturing Consultant

Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA, with distinction): University of Bangor, UK, 2013 (Dissertation topic: Improving productivity through management of change and organisational learning)
ILM Level-7 award in Strategic Leadership: Institute of Leadership and Management, 2012
Business Leadership Programme (Rio Tinto): Australian Graduate School of Management, 2008
Leadership, Team-Membership, and Working Together: McDonald associates
Lean manufacturing, Asset Management, HSEQ Systems/Procedures: Riotinto training
ZIP® (Zero Incident Process) training: Sentis
LRQA2 internal ‘Quality Management Systems’ (ISO9000) qualified auditor: Lloyds register

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Andrew Watts
Andrew Watts
Manufacturing/ICT Consultant

MSc Information Systems, Distinction
Diploma in Quality Management BSI – ISO9001
Prince2 Practitioner
ITIL Service Management Foundation
Microsoft Project 2010 (PRO10)
Six Sigma
Member of the British Computer Society – The Chartered Institute for IT
Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology

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Nick Exley, Manufacturing Consultant at Principality Consulting Limited
Nick Exley
Manufacturing Consultant

Lean Sigma
Institute of Consulting
Post Graduate Manufacturing Management, Cranfield University
HND Production Engineering
A1 Assessor for NVQ 3

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PCL Managing Director Martin Seymour
Martin Seymour
Senior Manufacturing Consultant
  • Fellow of the Institute of Consulting (FIoC) and Certified Management Consultant (CMC)
  • Member of the Institute of Operations Management MIOM
  • Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers MIEE
  • CompTIA Assessor
  • MAS approved consultant
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David Lloyd-Williams
David Lloyd Williams
IT & ERP Senior Consultant

Chartered Engineer
Chartered IT Professional
Fellow of the British Computer Society, The Chartered Institute for IT
B Eng (Hons) Electronic Engineering
Lean practitioner
Six Sigma green belt
Prince 2 practitioner
Microsoft Certified Professional

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PCL Consultant Peter Brooks
Peter Brooks
Business Consultant

Chartered Engineer (C Eng)
Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET)
Member of the Institute of Consulting
Member of the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs
Bachelor of Technology Electronic Engineering (Control and Digital Systems)
Certified Diploma in Accounting and Finance (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)
Level 4 Certificate in Operational Sales and Marketing Management with Distinction (ISMM)

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PCL Consultant Les Pritchard
Les Pritchard, IT Security Consultant
ICT Consultant

BSc (Hons) Computer Systems with Business
PhD Distributed Systems (Computer Science)
Chartered IT Professional
ISO 27001 Lead Auditor

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