From insight to impact

Helping you see the wood and the trees

Great North Wood Consulting provides a range of services aimed at helping organisations better understand themselves. We can help you to make the right decisions about what you do and how you do it.

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Our Services

We work with all sorts of organisations in a range of industries, but have particular expertise in the research sector, the cultural and creative industries, and working with early stage organisations positioning for growth.


We use a comprehensive assessment process to help organisations understand whether they are operationally sound, financially viable and achieving their mission.

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We can navigate complex and often messy data and turn it into an understandable narrative for all your stakeholders.

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We work toward strategies that examine plausible alternatives, and the implications for how organisations are designed and deploy their resources.

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Our work will help you to translate your clarity of vision into coherent plans and actions. Coordination, by itself, can be a source of advantage.

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Fantastic to work with; he is highly intelligent and gets to the route of any problem fast. Continually over-delivered on projects and we would not hesitate to work with them again.

Claire Rawlinson, BMJ Publisher & Co-Founder medRxiv

Very creative and structured in the same place. Great strategic thinker.

Michael Hock, CEO finleap

Demonstrated an ability to navigate complexity and link things together in a meaningful way. Open and frank, a great listener, and worked to build consensus wherever possible. Work was deeply appreciated by both the Board and the senior team and set us up well for the next stage of our journey.

Linda O’Brien, ORCID Chair

Pragmatic and commercial, but cares deeply about the impact organisations are trying to achieve internally and for the wider world. Rapidly synthesise complex information into a clear narrative and workable solutions.

Rajay Naik, Skilled Education CEO