Who we are

We are a family-founded team of smart individuals in London and Chennai. JMAN Group is a high EQ, high IQ organisation

We pride ourselves on being great to work with – no jargon or corporate-speak, flexible to change and feedback, and always focused on impact and speed

Our Standpoint

We believe that, too often, businesses are not making the most of the data they have access to

We exist to help them use data differently, to do business better

Our Credentials

We have a track record of delivering exceptional outcomes for private equity firms, FTSE 100 companies, public sector organisations, start-ups and charities

Why we are different

JMAN combines the mindset of a management consultancy with the skillset of a technology company. We have the commercial expertise and professional rigour of a consulting firm, but we add to that the spirit and speed of a tech company

We have a unique blend of commercial and technical capabilities to ensure we can give our clients what they need across consulting, data science, engineering and software development

Our Leadership

Anush Newman

Managing Director

Anush has led strategy and operational consulting projects across a range of sectors. He began his career at Arthur D. Little, working on strategy projects, due diligence and global process and organisational redesign in Europe and Asia. He also worked in the internal strategy team at BT OneIT before co-founding JMAN Group in 2010.

Anush holds a BA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge.

Michael Leovalan

Co-Founder & CTO

Leo has a Masters in Computer Science and has been working in the IT industry for over 20 years. His technology experience includes Product Development, Implementation, Consulting and Delivery for various software products in ERP, CRM and Performance Analytics. Prior to JMAN, Leo ran the Corporate Performance Management practice for Cognizant Technology Solutions. Leo is responsible for JMAN’s Technical division of 80 staff in Chennai.

Michael holds an MSci in Computer Science from St. Joseph's College.

Fraser Sym

Since joining JMAN in 2015, Fraser has supported various clients through data analytics and transformation projects across retail, IT, telecomms, transport and professional services sectors. He has experience managing our project teams to deliver data-led solutions which provide answers to real business problems. Fraser plays a key role in our growth strategy, building new business partnerships and embedding our company culture and values.

Fraser holds a BSc in Physics & Chemistry from Nottingham University and an MPhil in Business Management from Cambridge University.

Hannah Mills

Hannah has worked on a wide range of projects for clients in retail, private equity, technology and transport. She has skills and experience in large scale data analytics, product development and project management in complex transformation environments. Hannah plays a leading role in delivering the JMAN "People" strategy. She has built our comprehensive L&D programme and runs our talent and performance management to ensure we are always at the top of our game.

Hannah holds a BA in English Language and Literature from Cambridge University.

Jack Thorpe

Jack’s delivery expertise spans right across the range of JMAN offerings from data science-led commercial insights to managing the development of MI applications. His sector experience includes private equity, retail, transport and healthcare. Internally he has been at the forefront of shaping recruitment as we have grown from five employees to where we are today.

Jack holds a BSc in Chemistry from the University of Bristol.

Christian Davis

Christian's experience spans across a range of JMAN offerings from data science-led insights to foundational MI and software development. The focus of his work has been delivering data-led use-cases for private equity backed SaaS & recurring revenue businesses. He also has a leading role in the use of alternative data on projects, data-as-an-asset initiatives and JMAN's internal sales & finance strategy.

Christian holds a BA in Economics and Geography from the University of Leeds.

Jessica Barton

Jess has a range of experience delivering complex projects across consulting and data analytics in the retail, finance, automotive, health and global IT services sectors. Her projects have led to a keen interest in BI tooling and data strategy, alongside strategic analytics and data-led transformation. Internally, Jess is involved in running central JMAN operations across people, business operations and compliance.

Jess holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Durham University.

Miraj Shah

Miraj has worked on a wide range of projects at JMAN, particularly for our clients in retail, and other consumer-facing industries. He plays a leading role in developing our analytics and data science capabilities. He works closely with clients and our colleagues in the Chennai office to ensure we deploy cutting edge, advanced analytics techniques that solve commercial problems.

Miraj holds a BA (Hons) in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University.

Gerald Joseph

Gerald has diverse experience in Organization Development and Change Management (ODCM) interventions by creating, executing and enabling business transformations using people practices. He has played a pivotal role in the strategic alignment of HR function with corporate business processes, focusing on distributed leadership to build a self-managed eco-system that is autonomous, collaborative and interdependent to integrate the digital and the human side of business.

Siva Ilango

Siva has a range of experience across big data analytics and cloud technologies, and has particular interest in conceptualising and visualising data frameworks. His work has spanned data assessment, data modelling, streamlining data flows, quality, accessibility and security of big data projects with a multitude of clients. He leads the technology team providing expertise in data engineering projects and managing delivery.

Siva holds a Master’s in Computer Science from Anna University.

Freddie Hampel

Since joining JMAN, Freddie has built up broad project experience in advanced analytics, large-scale data and product development across retail, private equity and recruitment. She plays a leading role in driving our technical capabilities forwards at JMAN, and has delivered ambitious training programs to ensure we are constantly improving as a team. Freddie is also working to enhance our internal reporting and is leading development of our CSR strategy.

Freddie holds an MEng in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering from Cambridge University.

Edward Bilclough

Since joining JMAN, Ed has worked with a range of B2B and B2C clients in private equity, transport, logistics, insurance, and IT, working across both traditional data analytics and data strategy projects. Over the past couple of years, Ed has also been heavily involved in driving JMAN's MI Apps solution, particularly for post-acquisition private equity clients. Internally, Ed runs the JMAN internship programme and is involved in a number of our people management initiatives.

Ed holds a BA in Land Economy from Cambridge University and a Masters in Management Studies from Cambridge Judge Business School.

Michael Batstone

Michael has experience in delivering successful projects for a wide range of clients across a variety of sectors including e-commerce, private equity, healthcare, and transport amongst others. He has expertise in data analytics, data modelling, and data architecture, as well as significant experience in project management, particularly in the data transformation & advisory space. Michael has played a leading role in JMAN’s exploration of BI solutions, and has contributed to the development of our Contracts & Compliance processes. More recently, Michael has joined our new-and-improved JMAN “Sales” strategy team and continues to look for new ways for us to expand our horizons.

Michael holds an MSci in Biology from the University of Bristol.

Jane Alapat

Jane Alapat is a Solutions Manager at JMAN Group, specialising in data analytics and reporting. She has experience in the Management Consulting, IT, Automotive, and Logistics industries. She has also worked extensively in the public sector, with clients such as the Department of Defence and the Department of Public Service and Administration. She is a top performer and leader in the JMAN team. She takes pride in her problem solving skills and resilience, which helps her focus on the bigger picture and overarching goals.

Jane holds a degree in Physics and a Masters in IT.

Henry Constable

Since joining JMAN, Henry has worked on a variety of projects across transport, media & technology. He now plays a leading role in supporting Private Equity clients, both pre and post deal, integrating data analytics capabilities with strategic insight. Henry is also a company leader in the Information Security space, impacting internal operations and client engagements.

Henry holds a BA in Philosophy & Theology from the University of Cambridge, and a Management degree from the Cambridge Judge Business School.

Sachinvias Gopalakrishnan

Sachin is a technocrat with 12 years of experience in Software Design, Project Management, Test driven development, Process Optimisation & Consulting. He has hands-on experience developing software applications using Open source tech stack, to design and deliver Agile projects, within budget and to the highest level of quality. He is key to enforcing our software development standards and supporting effective project delivery on JMAN's development projects..

Sachinvias holds a Master’s in Computer Science from Anna University.

Jamie Campbell

Jamie has experience delivering and leading projects across JMAN’s offerings; with work spanning industries including Leisure, Finance, Recruitment and the Public Sector. He works closely with client teams at an operational and C-Suite level, supporting the design and delivery of data-led insight, with particular focus on MI reporting and advanced data analytics. Jamie also has a keen interest in product management and has led teams in data engineering and software development. Within JMAN, he plays a leading role in our website, finance strategy and internal MI reporting.

Jamie holds a Masters in Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering from Cambridge University.

Natasha Mabon

Natasha has worked on a range of projects, in particular, working in customer lifetime value analytics across recurring revenue businesses, developing businesses data strategies and designing and implementing strategic and operational dashboards in For-Profit organisations and the Not-for-Profit sector. Noting the frequency with which similar analytical challenges are faced across different industries and business contexts grew Natasha’s interest in automation of analytical solutions, which she now leads internally. Natasha is passionate about developing the talents of others and helps to define JMAN’s strategy for training new starters in data science and the use of analytical tools such as Python and SQL.

Natasha holds a BA in Economics from the University of Cambridge.

Alex Clark

Alex began his career at JMAN group and has returned after three years spent at PA Consulting where he was at the forefront of their delivery of BI tooling. His primary experience has been managing data transformation programmes for clients in the transport sector, focussing on analytics, digitalisation and coaching client teams on new technologies. Alex's consulting delivery also spans healthcare, consumer and retail projects. Internally, Alex is involved with thought leadership and L&D initiatives.

Alex holds in Msci in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge.

Paul Goodstadt

Paul is an experienced consultant with 6 years of benchmarking, data analytics and consulting experience from Finalta (part of McKinsey & Co.). Through project management roles, he grew his expertise in Data Engineering, Data Visualisation and Strategy projects, in particular translating complex analytics into simple messages for C-level stakeholders. Paul is also passionate about Diversity & Inclusion, having setup Finalta's D&I initiative and launched their "Allies Charter".

Paul has a BSc in Economics from the University of Bath, and is a qualified Business Coach.

Murray Hampshire

Murray has experience delivering for clients across multiple sectors including pharma, logistics, retail and finance. His particular focus has been on leading projects in Private Equity; building analytical capabilities to support both portfolio leadership and internal deal teams. Internally, he has been a driver in our busines operations working to improve our tech capabilities, and now plays a key role in preparing JMAN operationally for future growth.

Murray holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Exeter.

Our Skillset

Consulting and Delivery Management Critical thinking and hypothesis-led problem solving
Commercial acumen and strong communication skills
PRINCE 2 project management qualified
Data Science and Analytics Broad analytical toolkit across SQL, Python, ETL & BI tools
Machine Learning and natural language processing capabilities
Deployed with commercial acumen to generate actionable insight
Data Engineering and Software Development Product owners or scrum leads, well versed in agile software delivery
Appreciation of common technology stacks and open source technologies
Experience designing and delivering data models that target commercial use cases
Business Solution Delivery Commercial acumen
Value-based delivery modeling
MVP approaches for quicker GTM
Open and transparent communication
Data Engineering Big data management including ETL/ELT and Data Warehousing
Advanced capabilities in cloud-based transformation/reporting platforms
Broad skill range across Python, Kafka, dbt, Keras, Scikit-learn and BI tools
Experience with DataOps deployment models in AWS/Azure/GCP
Full Stack Development Experience working across cross-functional agile teams
Delivery of complex software products including microservice frontends and mobile app development
Variety of framework expertise to develop solutions efficiently