Based in the North West of England, we have founded Rhythm as two long-
We are known for overcoming challenges, building relationships, collaborating and delivering great outcomes – acting as critical friends and trusted advisors to a variety of leadership and executive teams.
We have a combined 50+ years in corporate life and are seeking to bring our expertise and fresh thinking to deliver effective solutions for your business in an accessible and affordable way.
I am a passionate, creative problem-
I have built my reputation on getting things done, overcoming obstacles and building enduring solutions and capability.
Integrity is a core value and I am known for always doing the right thing… for the business, its customers and colleagues. I have technical expertise in fraud prevention and risk management fused with a keen practical, pragmatic and commercial focus which has made me a trusted adviser to senior leadership teams, Executives and Boards.
I am married to Jamie and we have three daughters and an array of family pets.
I am a highly motivated fixer, with 25 years’ experience operating at a senior level in the financial services and retail sectors.
I have successfully driven transformational change across Corporate Banking, Finance and
My willingness to get stuck in and get my hands dirty whenever required, has enabled me to create a track record of bringing people together to build exceptional business management capabilities and creating capacity for senior executives and their leadership teams to focus on delivering against strategic priorities.
I am married to Sue and have three sons and a puppy-
“Having worked closely with both Debbie and Nick, I can strongly recommend them – they would make a positive difference to any organisation. With a strong work ethic and the ability to fix problems and get things done, well worth a chat if you need help embedding risk management, improving risk maturity, changing culture, or bringing clarity and organisation to the running of your business”
“I have known both Debbie and Nick for a long time, they have a huge amount of industry experience with a great track record for delivery, bringing relentless focus and execution to any task they are given. They work effectively across all layers of an organisation, working with stakeholders to deliver focussed and pragmatic outcomes . Both of them possess integrity and values that would be an asset to any company and I would have no hesitation in providing my recommendation”
“I can strongly recommend Nick and Debbie as great people to bring real drive and energy to any business wanting to inject organisation, discipline and rigour to its risk management or governance arrangements. I have worked closely with Nick and Debbie at different organisations and have seen them both provide strong, independent challenge and take a pragmatic approach to driving better ways of working and finding robust solutions. Real critical friends who will make a positive difference wherever they work”
“Her solutions are always practical and commercial and through her strong collaboration, influencing and leadership skills she ensures buy-
“Nick is a superb leader and team-
“Debbie was a fabulous help to me in setting up the COO function at the Bank, I have thoroughly enjoyed working with her and I will miss her greatly. Creative and tenacious, Debbie would be a fantastic asset to any company with a problem to address”
“Deb has a rarely practical trait where she can balance managing risk with real commercial practicality and regularly helps navigate the balance between the two in day to day business life. Deb would be an asset in any team”
“I worked with both Debbie and Nick for a number of years at the Co-
“Nick was my risk business partner at the Co-
“Debbie and Nick are not only great to work with, they are highly experienced risk management professionals who delivered on our brief with care and diligence. Their expert and timely commitment to helping us guide our members through the complexities of compliance is exemplary. We can highly recommend Rhythm”
Chief Risk Officer
Chief Risk Officer
Scottish Building Society
Heather Richards (Lauder)
Non Executive Director
Chief Risk Officer
Chief Operating Officer
MD of Specialist Services
Chief Internal Auditor
Rathbone Brothers Plc
Director of Communications
PIF (Prepaid International Forum)
Our ethics and approach stem from Co-
We are crystal clear about what we will and won’t do as part of our engagements.
We offer an alternative
to recruiting permanent
members of staff
Value for money
Compared to traditional consultancies we offer experience at great rates
We don’t have a minimum engagement length – we will fit with your needs
Regulated businesses which:
Individual Executives who:
A common challenge for senior leaders and business owners is how they can gain assurance. How to get a clear view of performance, of costs, whether things are being done in the best way, whether risks are understood and under control. We can provide assurance over any of our service categories or any aspect of your business.
Culture is massively important in any team or business – we are passionate about this and we always seek to take people with us, to achieve buy-
your expertise in your field of business
our experience across a range of business management
solutions for your business to make it safer, simpler and more profitable
Focusing on the areas where we have deep experience and expertise, our services centre around Risk and Business Management. Below are the core elements of our offering. Clicking on the categories will take you to some examples of problems we have solved over the years.
We would love to talk to you to understand
your business and see how we can help…
Please do get in touch to arrange a phone or
video call for an initial no obligation chat
No two problems are the same and every business is different – in essence we are problem solvers so if you can’t see exactly what you are looking for or you’re not quite sure what you need, please contact us – we would love to discuss.
Tel: 07796 942 437
Tel: 07936 050 357
Company Number: 12903078
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helping businesses become safer,
simpler and more profitable