Leeds strategy consultancy celebrates two years in business

The Leeds-based strategy consultancy, Whitecap Consulting, is celebrating the end of its second year in business with ahead of target increases in revenues and number of clients.

Revenues at the consultancy, which is headed by Richard Coates, Alex Connolly and Julian Wells, experienced a four-fold increase on the first full year’s trading.

It has also expanded its network of associates, pooling strategy and marketing experts from across the north of England to help acquire 12 new clients in the last 12 months.

Managing Director Richard Coates commented: “I’m delighted with Whitecap’s progress to date. Our performance is ahead of our targets which is testament to the hard work of our team but also the appetite for pragmatic and hands-on advice among firms in Yorkshire and the North of England.

“We pride ourselves on taking a practical approach to the strategic assignments we work on for our clients, which cover a range of commercial, brand and marketing related projects. Between us we have years of board-level experience in many sectors including retail, financial services, professional services, automotive, tourism and hospitality.”

Whitecap’s clients range from nationally recognised businesses to regional companies experiencing accelerated growth and transformational change. They include Costcutter Supermarkets Group, National Accident Helpline, FirstAssist, First Direct Arena, Aldermore Bank and

On 19th June Whitecap is holding a high profile event in Leeds for senior business leaders, hosted in partnership with global brands Barclays and Microsoft. The themes of the event are Strategy, Innovation & Growth. Places can be booked here.


To find out more about Whitecap Consulting, please take a moment to watch the short introduction below. You might also find it useful to complete the Whitecap Strategy Survey, a free tool to gauge the effectiveness of your strategy and implementation activity.