Meet the team

Granville Smithies, Director, studied maths at Manchester University and holds an MBA from Manchester Business School. Since the early 2000's, when he worked with Colin Ingleton, our Chartered Psychologist, Granville has been instrumental in establishing our Talent Management division and in developing AFM's status as an IBM business partner, leading AFM's tender response team and focusing on our Major Account relationships. 

Graham Seeley, Account Director, has over 25 years experience in the technology sector. After graduating from Durham University, Graham worked with IBM in their sales division, later joining ECS United Kingdom, the technology finance arm of Societe Generale as Sales Director. Graham manages a number of our IBM Kenexa key corporate and public sector clients at senior management and board level.

Alistair Aitchison, Senior Change Management Consultant. Educated at Edinburgh University (BSc Hons in Chemistry) and the BYU Marriott Business School (MBA), Alistair has over 25 years of change management experience with a wide range of clients including: Philips Healthcare, Intel, Molson Coors, Extreme Networks, Ciena, Capita, ADCO, Dubai Properties and MAF Ventures, supporting these organisations in the successful achievement of strategic change initiatives through delivering customised change management solutions.

David Evans, Senior Change Management Consultant. Following a successful career in large scale structural engineering, David works with organisations to build and sustain cultures that liberate talent and, by clearly communicating vision and values, empowers and enables individuals to become the best they can be. Through meaningful work that is important to themselves, customers and the wider society, individuals become increasingly engaged and aligned with the organisations’ goals and values.

Rob Browton is our Director of Engagement Services and heads up our team of Employee Engagement specialists. Rob is an Organisational Psychologist with extensive experience helping organisations understand their people and improve their culture. With 20 years’ experience in employee research and organisational development, Rob offers a great balance of science and practicality – helping employers get the feedback from their people that will actually show the way forward.

Carolyn Waters is our Assessments Specialist. Carolyn is a Goldsmith's Bsc (Hons) Psychology graduate and, after spending her early working years as a PA in a wide variety of organisations, later moved into mental health and psychology-based roles. Carolyn is certified by the British Psychological Society as a combined Test User: Ability & Personality (Level A & B)