Our People

Quantum’s directors have all held management positions in industry before they moved into consultancy. Their experience in these industrial roles includes sales & marketing, production & project management, technical & economic appraisals, technology transfer and legislative issues. This means that all of our consultancy recommendations are framed in the knowledge of how organisations function in ‘the real world’.

Our Core Team

Richard Pearce

  • Degree in Chemical Engineering from Cambridge
  • Industrial experience in sales and marketing
  • 30 years’ consultancy experience
  • Wide range of work in strategy and marketing for private and public sector clients
  • Innovation and technology marketing specialism
  • Energy, environmental, engineering and materials track record

Bob Bailey

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering & Masters in Industrial Processes
  • Industrial experience in electricity supply and steel manufacturing
  • 25 years consultancy experience, including six as MD of two environmental businesses
  • Extensive experience of sustainable energy issues, waste minimisation & market development for recyclables covering most industry sectors
  • Strong track record of working with multinationals, EU, national governments & agencies
  • International experience in C&E Europe, USA, South America and South Africa

Duncan Yellen

  • Ph.D. in Materials Science; MBA with thesis on marketing
  • Industrial experience with British Gas & National Power
  • Ten years consultancy experience covering market strategies, risk assessment, technology development and business advice to SMEs
  • Worked with a wide range of clients in both public & private sectors
  • Strong track record in energy, food, chemicals & engineering

Gill Fenna

  • Degree in Engineering from Cambridge
  • Industrial experience with British Rail and Proctor & Gamble
  • 14 years consultancy experience covering resource efficiency, sustainable energy, sustainable construction and community involvement
  • Wide range of clients in both public & private sectors in UK and mainland Europe

Teleri Cousins

  • Degree in Geography
  • Currently studying for an MSc in Climate Change and Sustainable Development
  • Market researcher specialising in a wide range of research techniques including telephone interviews and data analysis
  • Experience in areas such as waste management & recycling, renewable energy and energy efficiency

Deborah Ewing-Chow

  • Degree in Geography and Masters in Marketing
  • 13 years experience in marketing consultancy
  • 5 years industrial line management experience with Eutech Engineering Solution (ICI/ABB) in account management and new business development
  • Specialising in professional services and business to business
  • International experience in marketing strategy, planning, customer service, and business processes

Louise Marix Evans

  • Degree in Modern Arabic Studies
  • 10 years experience in NGOs and charities
  • Corporate experience in GUS plc
  • Wide range of public, private and community sector clients
  • Work with international charities and grassroots organisations
  • 5 years experience in independent consultancy doing research, evaluation, project management, communications, facilitation, and stakeholder involvement

Edward Duncan

  • Degree in Geography
  • Market researcher specialising in the environmental technologies sector

Steve Wrigley

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering & MSc on carbon footprints for SMEs
  • 19 years industrial experience in technical and project management  roles within the automotive and aerospace sectors
  • Special  interest in carbon footprint methodologies and standards
  • Focusing on low carbon supply chains and small scale renewable energy

Other Specialists

We also have access to a wide range of sector, market and technical expertise through our extensive network of partner organisations and associates.

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