When selecting our people, we don’t just consider what they can do, but how they do it.
Our people share our Kanso spirit and care deeply about the client experience - they are passionate about partnering to co-create and deliver great results for our clients.
Our colleagues are expert practitioners who are able to build trusted partnerships that will last. Ultimately, their success is measured by the repeat business that we generate.
Passion & Hunger
Our colleagues need to have a passion and hunger for learning that encourages us to be great at what we do, as well as motivating our clients to be inquisitive, and learn about their organisation and the practice of organisational design.
Confidence & Integrity
We look for people with the confidence and integrity to demystify the practice of organisation design for clients, making it accessible and understandable and innovating our approaches, methods and tools.
Sanj is a seasoned operating model, OD and change architect, with experience in large-scale organisational, process, data and technology transformation.
He has worked with global businesses and teams across a range of industry sectors, and across the change spectrum – from strategic visioning, through to detailed design, and ultimately change leadership. Passionate about enabling organisations to evolve and grow, Sanj specialised in the Media and Creative sectors at the emergence of the digital boom.
He has applied this digital change experience to every client he has worked with and loves to innovate and test new ideas for solutioning, engagement and ways of working.
A Wiganer exiled in Leatherhead, in his spare time Sanj loves stage diving to loud music, hurtling down snowy slopes on a wooden plank, and escaping with his family from locked rooms.
Jo is an outstanding organisation design leader, with over 20 years of experience delivering change across private and public sector organisations.
She enables organisations to achieve their aspirations through high-quality OD, by ensuring that there is a clear rationale for change, partnering with internal and external teams to design new models at enterprise, functional and team levels, and leading implementation to ensure the ongoing coherence and integrity of design work.
Passionate about the development of OD expertise, Jo has designed and delivered tailored training and coaching to develop client OD capability and is committed to the development of the Kanso team.
Based in the Midlands, in her spare time, Jo loves to be with her friends and family and to travel to experience as much of the planet as is possible in one lifetime.
Rob is a highly experienced consulting leader, specialising in strategic operating model/organisation design and change management, with a clear link to the delivery of tangible, sustainable business benefits.
Rob has leadership experience across the planning, analysis, design and implementation phases of OD projects, ranging from enterprise-wide transformation to individual team design and mobilisation initiatives.
His experience of working remotely and leading diverse teams, often dispersed across a variety of locations, with and without direct line management responsibility, is invaluable in the design and implementation of global, enterprise-wide organisation changes for clients.
Based near Cambridge, in his spare time Rob loves to play and watch cricket, and enjoys teaching children how to chase egg-shaped balls around muddy fields.
Jonathan is an experienced organisation design leader, with over 20 years’ experience in business change, programme delivery and elevating organisational effectiveness.
He has helped global businesses and teams across sectors through organisation redesign, operating model development, performance improvement, cost reduction, change and transformation.
Passionate about enabling organisations to unlock their potential, Jonathan’s background as a chartered mechanical engineer brings a pragmatic, structured, systems-thinking approach. He combines strategic thinking with thorough analysis, can tackle complex and sensitive issues, and places focus on building consensus on solutions.
An Aussie turned Brit, Jonathan loves to travel when he can. Family, 3 kids and friends keep him pretty occupied outside of work, but he likes adventure and there’s typically a trip to the mountains not too far off on the horizon.
Our talented colleagues are a flexible blend of permanent employees, fixed-term contractors and associates. Here is a small selection of the great people that work with us: