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Our people

We are proud that everyone at Oaklin has a unique and interesting range of experience. We work in a flat structure without titles and chargeability or sales targets. Everyone is empowered to act on ideas for business growth. By removing the constraints that many consultants feel they must work within, we’ve created an environment that encourages individuality, collaboration, and creative problem solving.

  • "From day one, Oaklin was intellectually stimulating while still also being friendly and supportive. I was in at the deep end from the start, and quickly found myself doing the type and variety of work which genuinely challenged me and grew my expertise."

    Thierno Barry, Consultant

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We are looking for smart, energetic and entrepreneurial talent to help us solve our clients’ biggest challenges and leave them enriched for having engaged us. Our interview process is thorough and you will meet a lot of interesting people on that journey. Join us and make a real difference.

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Our values

  • Oaklin employees are a fantastic bunch of people who are always open, down to earth and good for a laugh!

    Alex Lee, Associate Partner

Steve Girdler


Steve is an experienced consultant and is excited to help clients tackle the increasingly complex set of challenges they face. He sees necessity of innovation and transformation in order to develop novel solutions to the unprecedented problems we now face. He has 15 years’ consulting experience across energy, financial services and the public sector and has worked on projects covering customer remediations, business design, change management, cybersecurity, innovation, talent management, and integrations and divestments.

Nikki Briant

Associate Partner

Nikki has experience delivering large-scale complex change programmes across Insurance, Retail Banking and Energy sectors. She has successfully led strategic, operational and technology transformation projects for global FTSE 100 clients. She joined Oaklin after six years with global management consultancies, completing both industry and project management specific qualifications.

Nikki brings a proactive and creative approach to deliver flexible, high-impact programmes and projects tailored to the needs of our clients. Outside of work she spends most of her time playing sport, recently representing Great Britain at Tag Rugby.

Dominic Hurndall


Dom is a Partner in Oaklin Consulting, with over 24 years’ consulting and Board advisory experience across the public and private sectors. A graduate of Durham University, Dom has an honours degree in archaeology and is an alumnus of London Business School. Previous to a career in consulting, Dom spend 6 years in the military. Dom has built extensive experienced in business strategy, outsourcing, workforce restructuring, communications, digital technology and designing and delivering complex change. He has particular sector experience in aerospace, retail financial services, trade wholesale, and in six government departments and agencies.

Sophia Debney


Sophia is a consultant at Oaklin, with experiences ranging from business analysis, business process design and service design to digital and technology implementation across scaled Agile projects. She is motivated by solving complex problems and is able to manage competing and changing priorities through strong organisation and dynamic personable skills. Sophia is deeply involved in the Inclusion and Diversity team within Oaklin and is passionate about taking bold steps towards creating an inclusive and diverse culture both inside and outside the workplace.

Josh Carhart


Josh is a consultant with over 6 years’ experience working with clients to define, shape and drive the delivery of transformation portfolios and programmes. He also uses his delivery experience and insight to mature client delivery capabilities, in particularly within portfolio management. He has worked across a range of sectors, including financial services, energy and utilities and the public sector.

Stephanie Meehan


Stephanie Meehan is Oaklin’s Operations Director and International Business Coordinator. She is no stranger to consulting having previously worked at Deloitte, Andersen Business Consulting and the Berkeley Partnership. She has a master’s degree in health psychology as well as degrees in psychology and traditional Chinese acupuncture.


Anil Gupta

Associate Partner

Anil is a project and programme management professional with a focus on technology transformation. He is proficient in agile and waterfall methodologies. Anil has mobilised and led major IT and business change programmes across private and public sectors, including the launch of a mission-critical communications network and the rollout of nationwide fibre infrastructure. His experience also extends to product management, business process improvement, operating model design, and service delivery.

Anil is passionate about emerging technologies and product innovation. He merges an analytical approach with the ability to quickly assimilate abstract concepts, identify associated business impacts, and define a change approach that maximises business outcomes.

Catriona Young

Associate Partner

Catriona is a project and change management professional who is known for building strong client relationships. Catriona has led and supported programmes of work across the public and private sectors, and has experience of all stages of the project lifecycle from inception through to delivery, working with clients to deliver strategic outcomes, including revenue-growth, process-optimisation and benefits realisation.

Catriona joined Oaklin from EY, is a graduate of the TeachFirst Programme, and has a BSc in Human Biology from the University of St Andrews. Despite living in London, Catriona is happiest wearing wellies in the country, a remnant of growing up in rural Scotland.

Grant Laten

Associate Partner

Grant has more than a decade of experience in delivery leadership, strategy development and execution, technical innovation and operational transformation across industry and government. He joined Oaklin after nearly eight years with Accenture and has led award-winning strategy and delivery projects in more than 25 countries.

Always keeping the customer front and centre, Grant’s career highlights include leading a technology merger critical to the UK's Covid-19 response, managing an intelligence strategy and innovation group, deploying logistics systems to embassies around the world, overhauling $3.5b of procurement spend, planning and supporting rapid war zone drawdowns, expediting security clearance processing, streamlining traveller screening operations and delivering the technology for a £180m smart meter roll-out.

Grant previously worked for Apple and completed internships in development banking and foreign policy. He graduated with honours from the Argyros School of Business and Economics in California.

Victoria Hinkovska


Victoria is a driven Consultant with an international perspective and the determination of a youth Olympic athlete. She has delivered client transformation projects in public and private sectors, covering various capabilities such as process improvement, change management, and product management in M&A. Victoria's passion for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion led her to co-found an initiative called "Pathways into Oaklin" that provides employability opportunities for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. Before joining Oaklin, she represented Bulgaria in the Youth Olympic Games in sailing, organised yachting trips to the Greek islands, and graduated from King's College London.

Krishan Mistry

Business Analyst

Krishan is a highly motivated Business Analyst with a masters degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Birmingham. At Oaklin, he has supported the delivery and change management aspects of digital transformation at a global petrochemicals company. He also created a corporate level strategy for a leading UK plumbing and heating merchant. Krishan enjoys playing a key role in the CSR working group and is keen to support wider communities through Oaklin’s charitable partners. 

Miriam Grant

Business Analyst

Miriam is a highly driven Business Analyst with experience predominantly in the pharmaceutical industry. In her work, she has delivered service and organisation transformation projects for a data hub at one of the top 10 largest global pharmaceutical companies. She is a key member of the Oaklin Wellbeing and Pharmaceutical Proposition working groups and is always keen to contribute to the culture at the firm. Prior to joining Oaklin, Miriam worked in pre-clinical research and events management in the charity sector, with a graduate degree and a masters in Biochemistry from the University of Leeds.