Making strategy happen

Converting ideas into tangible realities

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We bridge the gap of impossibilities by converting ideas into focused choices that lead to measurable impact

SMP is a professional services organisation

We develop and embed strategies that connect purpose, ideas, people and resources to achieve breakthrough results and deliver measurable impact.

We lead with expertise and depth of know-how. Our sensitivity to context and practical mindset ensures pragmatic and sustainable results.

From public to private sector organisations, we partner with leaders to address their critical barriers to success, deliver on opportunities and execute in the context of their ever-changing realities.

Making Strategy Happen

25+ years

Our experts’ average years of experience


Partnering with clients for 10+ years


UK, UAE and Nigeria

Trail blazers

Leaders in Strategy Management & Execution


Clients, Partners & Associates

100+ Engagements

Clients across sectors & organisations

Our Purpose

Transforming organisations and mindsets

Our beliefs and values shape everything we do.

Spirit of Partnership

We collaborate to unlock greater possibilities and better answers. We invest in relationships based on trust and integrity.

Strength in Ingenuity

We challenge and continuously evolve the thinking and applications of concepts to solve problems.

Passion and Commitment

We are dedicated to ensuring our clients’ success and to the growth of our associates, partners and stakeholders.

Driven by Impact

We challenge clients, partners and ourselves to be a force for good and make a real difference.

We partner with clients to address their challenges and capitalise on emerging opportunities.

Our Service Offerings

Vision + Strategy + Execution = Success

  • Strategy

  • People
    & Change

  • Organisation

  • Innovation

Given the ever-changing environment and disruptors, the ability to adapt quickly and re-focus the organisation is a key determinant of success.

To be agile, one must be prepared. That, is the essence of strategy.

Strategy Continuum

  • Purpose
    Vision & Transformation
  • Performance Tracking
  • Agile Course Correction
  • Alignment & Engagement
  • Initiative Management

People & Change

  • Leading for Change
  • Competency & Talent development
  • Impactful & Inclusive Leadership
  • High Performance Teams
  • Executive Coaching

Organisation Readiness

  • Conditions for Success
  • Strategy Teams
  • Branding & Positioning
  • Customer Experience
  • Market Analysis


  • Start-Up Enabler
  • SMEs Scale-up
  • Ideas-2-Market
  • Mentoring

Combining know how with pragmatic expertise.

Valuing the power of purpose, empathy and partnership.

Our experience is underpinned by our expertise in driving measurable transformation, change, and performance improvement.

We support clients in the way they need us the most, as Consultants, Facilitators, and Executive Coaches.


In unpredictable times; a clear purpose, flexibility and speed of learning as well as embracing new ways of working are essential to stay relevant and succeed.


Clients achieve more than 80% of the performance anticipated from their strategy


95% of new engagements are referrals from happy clients

Our clients achieve impact through the timely execution of the right strategies.

Success for us and for our clients goes beyond the financials. Having a positive impact on customers, partners, colleagues and the communities we are part of is just as important.

Working successfully with organisations across geographies, sectors, complexity and scale.

Our team

Together, nothing is impossible.

Our people differentiate us.

Working with us to tackle issues, challenge & develop strategies, and manage the change journey; our clients make their strategies happen at the right time and with confidence.

We bring the expertise and experience our clients need as an integrated team.


Developing strategies in context of purpose, client realities, business environment, and culture.

Performance improvement specialists

Embedding strategy process, Scorecards/OKRs.

Branding & Communications experts

Developing strategies aligned with purpose and customer needs.

Human Capital professionals

Engaging and empowering people and their organisations to succeed.

Change & Programme Managers

Enabling leaders and teams to deliver successful transformation projects.

Innovation specialists

Creating the conditions for starts ups/scale ups and larger organisations to innovate and grow.

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Working with clients to deliver measurable impact is easy when you are passionate about what you do.

Gaelle Lamotte

Managing Partner, Europe and Americas

Gaelle has over 25 years of management consulting and executive coaching experience with a focus on strategic change and management.

Gaelle has worked with organisations from start-ups to larger multinationals in many sectors with a particular interest in Healthcare, Professional Services, Higher education, Technology and Entrepreneurship.

Gaelle was previously Managing Director for Palladium Group’s European business, founded by Drs. Kaplan and Norton.

Gaelle’s interest is in helping organisations to deliver a positive impact along side financial performance; evolve strategy thinking to embed multi-stakeholder priorities and make a difference for people, planet and profit.

Gaelle holds a Bachelor of Commerce/East Asian Studies from McGill University, and an MBA from INSEAD. She is an AC accredited Executive Coach.

Muibat Ijaiya

Managing Partner, Africa and Middle East

Muibat has over 20 years consulting and advisory experience working with large and complex organisations across both public and private sectors in Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa.

Her client engagements range from strategy development, performance improvement to implementation. Predominantly works with organisations in sectors that have high impact on the economy such as Financial Services, Utilities,  Energy, ICT, Regulatory Authorities as well as Governments.

Muibat’s interest is in collaborating with other experts to formulate and execute pragmatic private sector-led and government enabled strategies aimed at inclusive growth and the achievement of the Global Sustainable Goals.

Muibat holds a BSC in Mathematics and Education, and MSc in Management Science & Operational Research from Warwick Business School and an MBS from Manchester Business School.

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We work with our clients to achieve their aspiration for successful growth and transformation. Together, we make a difference.

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