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Welcome to the Proudfoot newsroom. Here you’ll find our latest press releases, new teammates, announcements, speaking engagements and more

For media enquiries or to speak to one of our thought leaders contact Lee Rennick, Chief Marketing Officer, by email: or phone: +1-416-802-3574

#HeadsUP Launch on CNBC Street Signs

Pamela Hackett CEO, Proudfoot launches #HeadsUp global campaign

4th November 2019

#HeadsUP campaign is launched with events in Singapore and an interview on CNBC Street Signs.

Watch the CNBC interview here


Lessons for leaders in implementing change

Article in CEO Magazine by Proudfoot's CEO Pamela Hackett

4th October 2019

Digital disruption is changing today’s business landscape at an unprecedented speed. Leaders guiding their companies sustainably into the future must first look at the implementation of successful business transformation.

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Mining Journal Conference

Jon Wylie, Global President Natural Resources Speaks at Mining Journal Select Conference, London

8th July 2019

Jon Wylie, Global President Natural Resources, sat down with Mining Journal at the Mining Journal Select Conference in London to discuss trends in the mining and finance sector.


The Private Equity Community FutureHub

Lorena Schoenfeld, Chief of Staff, Proudfoot discusses Private Equity

8th July 2019

The PE Community Hub is a community membership exclusive for Partner to Partner networking and knowledge sharing. To join the Community Hub, visit our Web page here


#HeadsUP Press Release

Proudfoot announces the launch of the #HeadsUP Global leadership movement

4th November 2019

Proudfoot launches new global leadership movement #HeadsUP. #HeadsUP is a collaborative global movement dedicated to encouraging a style of leadership that recognizes great things happen at the intersection of People and Technology but prioritizes connecting with people to build extraordinary businesses and communities worldwide.

Download/view the press release here


Future of Mining Conference 4th - 5th September 2019

Meet the industry leaders who shape the future of mining across Europe, the Middle East and Africa

15th August 2019

The Future of Mining EMEA has been created to connect C-suite, Heads and Managers of Mine Operations and Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) providers from top enterprises around the globe to debate and define the future mining landscape across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Speaker representation comes from organisations including Polymetal International PLC, Nordgold, Kinross Gold Corporation, International Council of Mining and Minerals, Proudfoot, Motion Metrics, OIM, Department of International Trade (UK) and the Rocky Mountain Institute.

View the Future of Mining Website


Our CEO Wins Award

CEO Today Announces Proudfoot’s Pamela Hackett as Global CEO Today Management Consulting Awards Winner

8th July 2019

Proudfoot is pleased to announce CEO Pamela Hackett has been named global winner of the CEO Today Management Consulting Awards.

The awards are dedicated to recognising strong and innovative leadership amongst business leaders operating in the consulting industry. This award follows Proudfoot’s Forbes Management Consulting Award (Best Consultancies in America) for both 2018 and 2019.

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Read the complete CEO Today Awards Magazine

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Proudfoot and Strategia Worldwide Announce Partnership:
Integrated Risk Management and Operational Excellence Practices

Press Release

17th October 2019

London, UK: Proudfoot and Strategia Worldwide today announced a new partnership that links risk and operations to strategy, to drive implementation success. This partnership will help the world’s top natural resources leaders and investors accelerate value by exposing unidentified risks and opportunities and unlocking organizations’ full operational potential.

“In an era of high volatility and low incident tolerance for natural resource companies, managing [all] risks and understanding new aspects of risk has never been more critical,” says Pamela Hackett, CEO at Proudfoot. “We are thrilled to be able to partner with Strategia as they operate in the same manner as Proudfoot, with a ‘boots-on-the-ground’ approach, to help clients better manage their risk. We look forward to delivering fantastic results for our clients together by helping them mitigate risk and reach total operational excellence.”

“Whatever we do alone is not as important as what we can do together. Proudfoot/Strategia offer a unique combination of best in class capability that delivers operational excellence built on strong foundations, in which risk has been understood, tested and managed in order to protect value and generate opportunities” Richard Shirreff, co-Founder and Managing Partner Strategia Worldwide

“The partnership with Proudfoot allows us to deliver ‘cradle to grave’ risk management and optimized performance; together we help expose unidentified risks and opportunities and unlock an organization’s full operational potential. Iain Pickard, co-Founder and Managing Partner Strategia Worldwide.

The benefits of this new partnership include:
  • Strategic alignment of operational execution and risk management.
  • Exposure of unidentified risks and opportunities, unlocking full operational potential, to deliver projects on time and on budget.
  • Risk managed Total Operating Models, that protect and maximize shareholder value.
  • Identification of risks and their interdependencies, even in the most complex and volatile environments.

About Proudfoot: Proudfoot is the world’s leading operational management consulting firm and is obsessed with delivering value to clients. We specialize in operational and digital transformation programs. Uniquely, we do this by building capability in your people and engaging them to deliver measurable results. We see consulting as an investment not a cost. With 20,000+ implementation and improvement projects under our belt, we are fanatical with delivering tangible results. Our scorecard shows a minimum return on investment of 400% (avg.) in the first year of a client engagement. We work with clients to implement strategy, achieve improvement objectives and change behaviors. Founded by Alexander Proudfoot in 1946, we work with mid and large cap organizations across industry sectors at the frontline.

About Strategia Worldwide: Strategia Worldwide fuses commercial expertise with military best practice to understand, test and manage interconnected risks through rigorous methodologies, that utilize risk assessment, strategy planning and execution, war-gaming and crisis management. Chosen for their regional, sector and technical expertise, Strategia’s global network of associates are hands-on, on-site, helping clients manage risk. This combination of diverse experience, underpinned by rigorous military methodology, enables Strategia to work with clients in the most complex and volatile environments.

For more information please contact:
Lorena Schoenfeld, Proudfoot Chief of Staff

UK M: +44 774 614 0032
USA M: +1 954 608 7128

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Identifying value

Source Global Research interviews Proudfoot CEO Pamela Hackett on one of the biggest challenges firms face—identifying the value from a consulting engagement

9th August 2019

If you’ve wondered how much value you can obtain from an improvement project, or wondered how to track that value, we encourage you to read this article.

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Leadership Styles

What Lessons on Leadership Styles does Game of Thrones Offer to Business Leaders?

8th July 2019

Any Game of Thrones fan knows the intense level of chaos in every scene of each episode that has played out over eight seasons which culminated in the recent finale.

Spoiler alert … heroes were lost, heroines were made, hearts and minds constantly changed, allegiances became interwoven, leadership styles were tested and individual stories of sacrifice and bravery played out before us.

What does this TV show tell us about modern business leadership? 7 key leadership styles are presented in the Game of Thrones and this diversity demonstrates that Leadership is never a one-size-fits-all matter. We learn from our experiences, our peers, our colleagues, our role models, as well as from our circumstances.

View the article on Vunela