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Growth Advisor joins Journey4

Journey4 is delighted to announce that Marcia Marini, Founder of Ancora Consulting, has joined as Growth Advisor to the Directors.

Marcia is a Board Director with over 20 years’ experience in Executive and Non-Executive roles. 

As an executive, she has started, grown (with expansion into over 20 countries), acquired, sold, and integrated several businesses.  Having led the growth of a health consultancy in the early 20’s, she led its sale to the Mott MacDonald Group, where she became one of the top nine executive leaders, and the first female one. 

Marcia has held (and holds) several Non-Executive Director and Board Advisor roles, including in plc environment.  She has extensive NED experience, understands board governance and what it takes to be a good board and a good NED.  She has also chaired several Board Committees.

Over the last 12 years, Marcia has focussed her work in helping entrepreneurs start, grow, and scale their businesses. She has worked with hundreds of brilliant entrepreneurs and SME leaders in various capacities – NED, Board Advisor, Growth Expert, and Coach & Mentor – meaningfully contributing to the sustainable growth and success of over 60 SMEs.

She is a Growth Expert at The Consultancy Growth Network (a membership outfit with selected 200+ consultancy leaders who are growing and scaling their businesses), and a long-term Associate of Equiteq Investment Bank. 

Stuart Pearce, Director at Journey4 commented; “we are delighted to welcome Marcia to Journey4. Marcia’s track record in helping owners and leaders of SME’s achieve their growth ambitions is hugely impressive and she has walked in our shoes having grown her own consultancy business. She is also an excellent coach and mentor and has been a champion of customer focus in all the sectors she has worked and is passionate about our approach to customer-driven growth and transformation.”

Marcia will advise on our strategic growth plans at Journey4 and across our target sectors Transport, Healthcare, Utilities and Government where customer centricity is seen as a key driver of improved performance.