Helen Barge

Managing Director and Lead Consultant

A member of the Risk Management Standards Committee at the British Standards Institute and of the Institute of Leadership and Management, Helen has worked in a variety of industry sectors since 1986. During this time, she has held roles encompassing IT and business management and including over a decade in governance, risk and compliance. This breadth of experience allows Helen to apply her knowledge of IT systems, processes and procedures to the complexities of the business environment. Helen is the focal point for cyber security at the Coventry & Warwickshire regional group of the Federation of Small Businesses and regularly delivers presentations to cross-sector groups on the need to ensure that their organisations are secure. Risk Evolves, under Helen’s leadership, are also founding members of the West Midlands Cyber Security Cluster.


Andy Styles

Associate Consultant

Andy is an experienced leader with 20+ years experience working with and assisting SMEs. A long career in the financial sector with expertise in both risk and financial management and a proven track record in training, coaching and project delivery gives Andy a perfect base from which to lead our GDPR offerings.

Andy is regularly out and about training teams on getting staying compliant with the new regulations and is passionate about helping people and businesses develop.


Michael Shepherdson

Associate Consultant

Mike has over 25 years Business and IT Leadership experience, with the last ten as a Senior Executive leading complex change programmes to improve business and IT quality outcomes across a wide variety of sectors. He leads the ISO27001 offering and works with clients to help and assist with improvements in their governance posture. Mike is passionate about developing people to help ensure the long term sustainability of change for business success.


Terry Morris

Associate Consultant

Terry Morris is an accomplished leader who works across multiple sectors with Senior Management teams. He has a passion for inspiring those that he interacts with to be the best that they can, providing them with tools and techniques to challenge their organisations in order to enable them to drive business growth. With a background in Project Management, GDPR, and information security management systems, Terry works with business to face the challenges that they may encounter in complying with this complex piece of legislation, in order that they can realise both short and long term benefits.


Mandy Sutton

Associate Consultant

Mandy’s background in branch and regional management, led to a computing degree then nearly 20 years as a consultant providing IT and business solutions to SMEs.

Past projects have included taking start-up companies from nothing to full IT systems and, for growing companies, systems analysis and software implementation, investigating and providing improvements to the business processes. She works to embed efficiencies into and reap benefits from necessary regulatory or technological change.


Roger Newell

Associate Consultant

Roger joins the team with a background of the implementation and running quality, health and safety and environmental management systems. His has a background as an engineer in the metals and materials sectors with long service in the engineering industry, transport & distribution and certification sectors at senior management level. Like all of the Risk Evolves team, Roger is passionate about what he does and is our resident expert for all things related to ISO 9001, 14001, 45001, FORS, PAS 43 and Investors in People.


Steve Fowler

Associate Consultant

A former CEO of the Institute of Risk Management, Steve develops and delivers education to organisations on the  business management of risk, resilience and governance. He is a regular international speaker on risk and joins us with a background of developing strategy and running business improvement programmes in both large and small organisations. Steve is the leader of our Risk Management offering.


Nick Timms

Associate Consultant

Nick leads Operations for the group and has over 20 years of experience in change management and programme and project management. This skill set is coupled with strong Consulting Operations experience in developing and integrating a successful consulting business.


Debbie Andrews

Office Manager

Debbie has an extensive background in operations management and has the unenviable task of organising everyone at Risk Evolves. She is responsible for day-to-day management and administration, including project set up, client invoicing, supplier management, and data and process management. If you are unable to contact one of the team, then Debbie should be your 'go to' person.