Who We Are
We are passionate about making a difference in the world and helping our clients realize their loftiest ambitions.
Local to Global
Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, we span a wide range of local, national and international projects and clients.
Our experience is rooted in a wide swath of industries—retail, high-tech, financial services, biotech, health care, and not-for-profit organizations.
We help unlock higher performance and better results in a variety of different ways.
We relentlessly focus on impact and work closely with our clients to get them where they need to go.
Change must be leader-driven and never be seen as consultant-driven.
Transformation of Global Research Organization
Our Client's Challenge: Fighting for survival, the leadership of a large portfolio organization (comprised of 64 member countries and 15 independent scientific research organizations) of the World Bank knew it...Read More »
Strengthening Partnership Between Hospital System And Medical School
Our Client’s Challenge: The partnership between a county-owned $1B+ hospital system and their academic medical partner (a top 50 medical school that provides much of the hospital's clinical staff) had...Read More »
Higher Performing Leadership Teams In Global Asset Management Organization
Our Client’s Challenge: The CEO of a market-leading business unit realized his organization needed to innovate and focus more externally. Additionally, the organization’s decision making and execution was slow. This...Read More »
Higher Performing Leadership Team and Reinvigorating Exhausted Organization
Our Client’s Challenge: The senior leadership team of a 3,000+ organization in a global pharmaceutical organization was having difficulty collaborating and was not seen as leading the organization. Additionally, the...Read More »
Achieving Market Dominance at a Financial Services Start-Up
Our Client's Challenge: A London-based financial services start up (within one of the world's largest asset management firms) was launching its European business. What We Did: We helped the CEO...Read More »
Becoming Partners to the Business-Leading UK Insurance Company
Our Client’s Challenge: The CFO of a £5B Insurance Company had led a successful turnaround effort but had also created strained relationships with the CEOs of the business units and...Read More »
Selected Past and Present Clients
What our Clients Say
DIRECTOR, GLOBAL POLICY & ADVOCACY AT BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION
Considea invested in understanding my team very quickly, worked closely with me on designing the retreat we needed, and then delivered a thoughtful, insightful two-day event that helped us address exactly the issues we needed to cover to be a better team. And along the way, we all enjoyed working...
HEAD OF GLOBAL QUALITTY SYSTEM & PROCESSES, GENENTECH
Howard and his team worked with our leadership team to plan our annual leadership conference for our top 75 leaders, and to improve our leadership team's performance. Based on the work we started with Howard and Considea, we now have very tangible results to show. In the follow up survey,...
DIRECTOR GENERAL, WORLDFISH
Howard is a highly motivated professional who is deeply committed to delivering value to his clients. I worked with Howard on an enormously complex global change initiative, throughout which he provided top class insights and invaluable practical support. He's also great fun to work with!
SENIOR EXECUTIVE AT A MAJOR MULTI-LATERAL ORGANIZATION
Monika and Howard are great advisors, and I get tremendous leverage from Considea. They think through what needs to get done and where I can provide leverage, and then they bring it to me and make it seem like it was my idea! I trust them completely to do what they...
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AT TOWERSTONE PARTNERS
I first worked with Howard almost ten years ago, when I was Chief Operating Officer, EMEA, for the iShares business at Barclays Global Investors. Howard was then instrumental in creating large-scale workshops and away days for the entire iShares business, which transformed the way we worked as a team and...