Boutique Management Consultants Delivering SME Consultancy Throughout East Anglia and The UK

We support businesses and individuals achieve their full potential. 

Using our vast real-world experience and academic backing we work together to understand and overcome the challenges to growth. Supporting businesses and their teams with the tools they need at the time they need them. 

Business Consultancy For What You Need. Now.

Many people think management or business consultancy services are only for “big business”. The truth in reality is that consultants work with business from all sectors and of all different sizes.

We understand that every business is different, and so are the solutions we offer. One of the easiest mistakes to make is to struggle through without engaging external support. We offer a wide range of management consultant services and have worked with many businesses to overcome their barriers to growth. If you don’t know exactly what to call what you are looking for, take advantage of our sixty minute discovery call. We can do this face to face at the our offices at The Enterprise Centre in Norwich, Norfolk, at your site, or through a remote business meeting via Zoom or Microsoft Teams.

As management consultants we support your business as both a critical friend, and as a problem solver. When choosing a consultant, the most important aspect is to ensure the engagement will deliver the right results. Throughout our projects, we work hard to ensure our clients know what the next deliverable is, and what the steps to make it happen are.

James AdamsDirector - Akcela

Engaging A Management Consultant Doesn’t Have To Be Daunting

Of UK Businesses Have Engaged A Business Consultant At Some Point (Viga, 2019).

Want to find out if we are a good fit for your business?

Meet Our Team Of Management Consultants

Matt Lawley

Matt Lawley

Matt brings a wealth of experience from director level positions within the FMCG industry. Matt holds an undergraduate degree in Marketing and Advertising, an MBA and postgraduate in professional consulting.

Key areas of support for Matt includes FMCG Consultancy and change management projects. As well as supporting our small business clients with business coaching, and mentoring.

James Adams

James Adams

James has a strong background in the manufacturing sector after working with multinational fortune 200 manufacturer ITW. James has studied Law, Politics and Economics, holds an MBA and postgraduate in professional consulting.

As a director of Akcela, James maintains an overview of all projects currently in operation by Akcela and acts as lead consultant on many of the process reengineering projects. James is also passionate about supporting startup businesses.

Mark Merrywest - Management Consultant at Akcela

Mark Merrywest

Mark has a history of working with and delivering brand strategy and enhancements in many sectors. As well as being Managing Director of Norwich based marketing agency Flocc, Mark holds an MBA and postgraduate in professional consulting.

Mark has a huge wealth of experience in independent and private school consultancy as well as supporting clients with market segmentation and execution consultancy.

Management Consultants. Born in Norfolk. Serving the UK.


As a business we are proud to be born in Norfolk. We are a member of the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce and call the UEA Enterprise Centre our home. However, our services are not limited to just Norfolk. We are extremely proud to be engaged in projects supporting businesses based in Manchester, London, throughout the UK and beyond.

Considering Engaging A Management Consultant For Your Business, But Not Sure Where To Start?

Management Consultant and Business Coaching Accreditations