Our role is to ensure that projects are delivered successfully within your organisation and the business benefits become a reality.

Ed Gowan


Ed is a Director of CBO with a specialism in organisational consulting and strategy.

Before moving to Guernsey, Ed accrued over 10 years experience working in, or with, UK public sector bodies.  In this time, Ed specialised in delivering change, including the One Barnet programme (a cross-cutting transformation programme that delivered over £100m in savings).  Ed’s experience also includes working as a Regional Partner and Care and Health Practice Lead for a management consultancy, were he worked with a number of UK councils to identify how digital technologies and eGovernment could be used improve public services.

Since joining CBO in 2014, Ed has delivered a wide range of successful initiatives for a broad portfolio of private and public sector clients.  This has included the creation and successful implementation of Target Operating Models, and the development of Portfolio and Project Management Offices for varied organisations.

Ed has also led a range of projects for CBO, including:

– the development of business cases to deliver millions of pounds in savings for organisations

– the procurement of key commercial partners

– the implementation of business changes and new technologies

– the ‘turn around’ of troubled projects.

Finally, Ed provides a range of services for CBO’s clients to develop their own staff’s skills.  This has included classroom-based training on Project Management and key business skills, coaching for managers taking up new and challenging roles, and facilitating group learning sessions and business planning sessions for managers.

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