Information about the Board of Directors

The directors of Unison Projects are Jo Faulkner and Rob McNeill-Wilson.

Jo Faulkner, Managing Director of Unison Projects, takes the lead in Unison Consulting Services.  With over 25 years experience of high profile, transformation consulting, she operated as a senior consultant for Coopers & Lybrand (PWC), and was employed as a senior internal consultant by Barclays and Marks & Spencer.

With a record of delivering successful business change in large global corporates, her exceptional strategic, organisational design, change implementation and leadership skills have been gained from leading numerous large, complex business transformation programmes in both public and private sectors. 

Placing great emphasis on generating environments accepting of change by giving attention to people’s values and behaviours, she is an expert in managing resistance, ensuring the involvement of all parties and, where required, operating statutory consultation (e.g. trade union, EECF, TUPE etc) in order to ensure the successful implementation change.

Jo has delivered business systems and results, world-wide. She consistently ensures a strong business and IT partnership in delivery.

Skilled in designing and establishing functions, Jo has established internal business transformation functions for a number of major and blue-chip organisations, including Barclays, Marks & Spencer and London Underground

Jo acts as a highly effective and supportive mentor of senior management and executive teams including to chief executive / minister level.

Rob McNeill-Wilson is Chairman and Company Secretary of Unison Projects and a Chartered Engineer with extensive international mining, rail and engineering project experience. He has held diverse operational, project, general management and consulting positions in both the public and private sector, leading large, multi-discipline teams in challenging, safety-critical operations. His early career in underground mine management included various international postings and successful handling of emergency incidents as well as experience during the miners’ dispute, a formative period in British industrial relations.

After gaining an MBA from Cranfield, he operated as Lead Consultant on London Underground’s Company Plan, the UK’s largest and most successful corporate change programme. He joined London Underground’s senior management, delivering significant performance improvements and cost reduction and operating as General Manager of the Victoria line, a semi-autonomous business unit.

He specializes in going into businesses and working out what needs to be done and inmplementing the changes necessary to transform performance.  He is also an expert and pragmatic practitioner in Asset Management and personally developed the approach known as Reliability Improvement Planning.

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