The Lean Enterprise Academy is a non-profit Academy (a company with no shares and limited by guarantee) established to develop knowledge of Lean Thinking and its implementation and to disseminate this knowledge through publications and workshops.
Our office is based in Goodrich, 5 miles west of Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire − one of the most beautiful parts of the United Kingdom.
We are located one hour's drive from Birmingham Airport and two hours drive from London Heathrow Airport.
We can also be reached by train and taxi from Gloucester (for London trains) and Hereford (for trains from the north of England).
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We are a network organisation led by a core management team and supported by our operations staff in Goodrich, near Ross on Wye, Herefordshire.
Daniel Jones, Chairman
Daniel Jones is the founding Chairman of the Lean Enterprise Academy in the UK, dedicated to pushing forward the frontiers of lean thinking and helping others with its implementation. His work has inspired the very successful implementation of lean by Tesco and many other companies.
Marc Baker, Senior Faculty
Marc has been working with companies as an independent Lean coach and Six Sigma Master black belt spanning many industries, including, pharmaceuticals, grocery services, medical devices, diagnostics, Healthcare, and telecoms.
Dave Brunt, Senior Faculty
David has helped Daniel Jones set up the Lean Enterprise Academy. He currently divides his time between work for LEA and helping firms make a lean transformation.
Ian Glenday, Senior Faculty
Ian has been working with companies as an independent Lean coach and sensei. His approach to applying lean in many types of industries, including Healthcare, chemicals, paints, pharmaceuticals, grocery, food and drinks, is refreshingly different, instructive and always entertaining.
Ken Robertson, Senior Faculty
Ken has extensive experience of the National Health Service, having worked in several large acute hospitals in England and Wales. His recent work has been focussed on end to end processes (patient journeys) and Value Stream Development in Medicine and Surgery
Ian Taylor, Senior Faculty
Ian divides his time between working with the Lean Enterprise Academy and other organisations as an independent Lean coach and Six Sigma black belt.
Hannah Thomas, Office Manager
Hannah is responsible for the day to day running of the Lean Enterprise Academy office. She is here to assist you with any queries you may have regarding workshops and events, book orders, in house training and speaking engagements for the faculty members.
The Old Vicarage
Enquiries: 01600 890590
Fax: 01600 890540
Our Summits, Forums and Our workshops are presented by a growing network of expert faculty from around the world.
The Lean Enterprise Academy is an affiliate of The Lean Global Network include a growing number of non-profit organizations that are devoted to the promotion of lean thinking throughout the world.
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