public sector

public sector

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Paul Harrington with Pathfinder Consulting Group.  Prior to launching Pathfinder Consulting Group LLC, Paul spent ~9 years with McKinsey & Company, where he was a Partner based in Washington D.C. Within the firm’s Global Public and Social Sector Practice, Paul led the Go to Market (GTM) team, which spanned 23 countries.

Prior to McKinsey, Paul held roles General Dynamics Information Technology, Johnson & Johnson, Ariba (now part of SAP) and Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), and is a former U.S. Army officer. Paul has particular expertise in Public Sector Go to Market strategy and operating models, as both an advisor and practitioner.

Paul lives in Northern Virginia (near Washington, D.C.) with his wife and son. Paul is happy to collaborate on any topics related to Public Sector and/or GTM.

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Jessica Graf with LeFil Consulting. Jessica (Zurich-Switzerland) is the Founder and Managing Director of LeFil Consulting. Before LeFil, she helped another consultancy in the field of social innovation and entrepreneurship (www.hystra.com). She also spent 8 years in developing countries, serving public and non-profit institutions, such as the UNDP, Action contre la Faim, the OSCE and the Swiss Foreign and Economic Affairs. She then worked at McKinsey & Company and managed Vietnam Holding Asset Management for another 6 years.

She graduated in Political Sciences at the University of Geneva, and holds an MBA from INSEAD. She lives in Zurich, with her family and two children. Jessica is happy to collaborate on projects related to social entrepreneurship, social innovation, and partnerships between the public and private sectors.

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Jaime Preusche. Jaime is an independent consultant in the process of setting up his practice, leveraging his experience with the public and private sectors in the Americas, with an MBA from the University of Virginia, and over 10 years of experience, including a two-year stint at McKinsey. Jaime has helped start-ups get off the ground, large corporations design strategy turnarounds, and worked with the largest LATAM e-commerce company doing product management with a strategy consultant mindset. He has helped municipal governments become more efficient (in Argentina), and designed public policies that boost economic development leaving no one behind (in the USA). He is passionate about challenging the status quo in both the private and public sectors with a focus on social, environmental, and governance impact.

He is constantly curious and a life-long learner, and speaks multiple languages to varying degrees: English and Spanish natively, intermediate Portuguese, and French and German conversationally; which he continues to refine. Although EU-born, he currently resides in Buenos Aires, Argentina and is happy to collaborate on projects involving strategy development, public policy development and organizational transformations in the Americas and Europe.

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Andrew Lodge.  Andrew has been an independent consultant for a year working in financial services. He was an Associate Principal at McKinsey in London, a Head of Division in financial stability at the Bank of England and a senior policy adviser at HM Treasury in the United Kingdom.

Andrew has led major transformation projects in financial services, particularly in banking, and also in public sector organisations.  He is moving – coronavirus permitting – to the Greater Toronto area with his family to be closer to his wife’s parents. Andrew is very happy to collaborate on strategy or transformation projects in financial services or public sector in Canada or east coast U.S.

Umbrex is pleased to welcome David Uriarte with Horvent. David Uriarte, former BCG consultant, has an outstanding track record of achievement in customer experience, business management, digital transformation and development in travel & leisure and other service industries. Senior international advisor, entrepreneur and executive with more than 20 years of relevant experience. Digital and people passionate, optimistic, flexible, with a strong strategic vision and leadership in high growth business.

Managing Partner in Horvent Advisory Services and Partner of GuestPro (Leading new generation SaaS to manage hotels). He is also an Associate Professor in Service Management at Toulouse Business School and The Valley of Digital, Mentor at Conector Travel Tech, BTS, Startupbootcamp IoT & Big Data and at The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and Strategy Advisor at Hacks/Hackers Barcelona.

He previously held executive positions in PGI Management, Pierre Vacances Center Parcs and Barceló. David holds an MBA at IESE/ Georgetown University, a Business Degree in the University of the Basque Country.

David also paints horizons in his freetime. Do not hesitate to check his instagram page @horizontem.art

David is based in Barcelona Spain and is happy to collaborate on projects in Spain and travel industry worldwide.

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Allyson Pritchett.  Allyson spent 4+ years as a Project Leader and Consultant in the Retail / Consumer practice at Boston Consulting Group and recently began independent consulting in 2020. Prior to BCG, she worked in Business Development for Walt Disney Parks & Resorts as well as Corporate Strategy for 7-Eleven and Dean Foods Company.

Allyson has particular expertise in implementing large scale transformations and has lead major transformations in retail, travel & leisure, and financial services. She hails from Alabama and North Carolina, but now lives in New York, New York and is actively involved in her alumni chapter and the New York Junior League. Allyson is happy to collaborate on projects involving business transformation, product launch, and sourcing / procurement in the U.S.