ACE Practitioners

Rod Willis FRSA MSc

Rod integrates ‘HC Analytics’ with ‘Continuous Improvement’ and ‘Agile Learning’ strategies to bring about lasting behavioural change across organisations. He is co-founder of Assentire Ltd and creator of the ‘Innovation Audit 3.0’, a framework designed to enhance collaboration through agile learning practice.

Rod  is an APECS Executive Coach, He spent > 25 years in HiTech, working in Blue-Chip companies, establishing high performing multi-cultural teams. His philosophy is one of Continuous Improvement guided by Appreciative Inquiry and Peer-Coaching. His passion Accelerating Collaboration Everywhere 


Parag Gogate MBA

  Parag is an experienced and proven senior leader passionate about helping organisations, teams and individuals improve their change capability and agility. He has been involved with multitude of business transformation programmes and projects in multi-national, complex and fast changing business environments.   

Parag holds an MBA from Durham University Business School and various professional certifications such as AgilePM®, Scrum Master®, Lean Sigma Black Belt, MSP®, PRINCE2® and EFQM Business Excellence Assessor.  


Patrick Ballin FRSA MA

  Working as an executive coach and consultant with organisations across the private, public and non-profit sectors, Patrick helps senior managers and global teams to enhance their professional performance, leverage their leadership style and achieve their business and career goals.  

  Patrick is a Visiting Lecturer on Specialist Masters Programmes at Brighton Business School and has advised on the establishment of the internal learning and development academies at both Morrisons and Grant Thornton. He holds an MA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge and is a Fellow of the RSA.