Our associates have a wealth of professional experience gained from a diverse range of positions and industries in world class organisations. We work with and support all organisational levels to ensure programmes are robustly delivered and improved performance levels sustained.
Greg Ward – CEO
Greg has substantial experience of managing large manufacturing operations and large customer service-focused operations. He is well-versed in all areas of engineering, quality, maintenance, security, control systems, personnel development and strategy.
Greg started his career as a mechanical and electrical apprentice, specialising in manufacturing. Progressing within Ford, Greg performed senior roles in finance, supply chain, project management, engineering and manufacturing, working with multi-site operations across the UK and Europe. Latterly, as Operations Director of BAA, Greg led the engineering and managing teams of over 4,000 staff, managing 200,000 passengers per day, at Heathrow Airport. Greg joined Laing O’Rourke as the Global MD of Manufacturing in 2008. He was responsible for leading a multi manufacturing portfolio across the globe. He is also a qualified Six Sigma Black Belt.
Steve Porcher – Managing Partner
Steve Porcher is a Chartered Engineer with over 20 years business experience and a track record of delivering results in complex project and operational environments. He began his career within the Automotive Sector as a resident engineer at Nissan, Sunderland and as a project manager leading new product launches with Ford, Jaguar, Rover, Honda and GM in the first tier supplier chain. He spent three years in the Telecommunications Sector where he programme managed the development of a 3g mobile network base station in partnership with Ericsson which successfully launched in Tokyo, Japan in 2001 – the first commercially launched 3g network in the world. Prior to joining Revive Group, Steve was a Senior Operations Manager with BAA at Heathrow Airport where he successfully delivered a variety of business change programmes which encompassed organisation re-design, delivery of new infrastructure and cost reduction initiatives.
Steve also holds a degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering and has pursued his executive education in Business and Management with INSEAD, France and Management Psychology with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
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