Chris Fryatt

Management Consultant

Chris Fryatt Management Consultant Opsis Consulting
Chris has been a consultant since 2000.  Prior to becoming a consultant, he worked in the Packaging Industry where he became a Managing Director in 1993 and was involved in business turnarounds, acquisition and the development of business initiatives based on change programmes and market development.

During his time as a consultant, Chris has been working with clients in a range of industries including Civil Engineering, Construction, Automotive Retail, National Accountancy, Manufacturing, Retail, Packaging and the Travel Sector.

He has worked with a range of businesses from multi-national to SME, providing them with practical experience and the ability to link best practice with the business needs.

Chris' specific areas of focus are:

  • Management of Change and Business Development programmes
  • Project Management and Facilitation
  • One to One coaching and mentoring, psychometric instruments and assessment centres for individuals and teams
  • Business improvement approaches including Lean and 6 sigma
  • A wide variety of Leadership and Management programmes at all levels in organisations from Board Room to Supervision
  • Broad programmes and specific and focussed programmes covering process, culture, style and behaviour
  • Training and Development of individuals and teams particularly new teams and those working in new areas, markets or situations covering a wide range of Managerial skills and requirements on specific topics such as Bid Management, Work Winning, Client Presentations and mobilisation or transition from bid to delivery
  • Development of partnership working and particularly the creation of and delivery of a Collaborative Toolkit that has been successfully used to measure and develop real collaboration between businesses
  • Support on Tenders and Tender Teams on Capital Bids in Highways, Highways Maintenance, Rail and Rail Infrastructure Maintenance, Building Projects and long term Construction and Facilities Management projects. These projects have covered all the contract types including PFI
  • Supply chain management both in tactical delivery and strategic development

Chris has worked closely with the following companies:

  • Reg Vardy
  • Morgan Sindall
  • Redcats
  • Hochtief
  • Thomson Short Breaks
  • KBR
  • OwensCorning
  • Highways Agency
  • Network Rail
  • Metronet
  • Aspire
  • Carnell
  • Parker Hannifin
  • Metrix
  • PKF
  • Smurfitt
  • Tribal Group
  • Anson
  • Bridgestone
  • Fulcrum