Meet the Team
Together, we share decades of experience with the single vision of changing the face of the care sector. We love what we do and who we do it with.
Richard’s background very much reflects Antser’s core offering. Spending his career delivering technology-based transformation that enables clients to achieve better outcomes. Having led some of the largest and most complex transformation programmes across Central Government he understands how to make change work, using technology as the enabler.
(Transformation and Technology Director)
James leads a highly experienced team who turn strategy and imagination into reality. James’ guidance comes from 15 years experience as a business consultant having transformed, built and re-designed multiple and varied organisations and solutions around the country.
James’ place in Antser Tech Solutions is service leadership, recognising that the greatest asset that any organisation or business can have, are its people and showcasing them at every opportunity.
(Service Delivery Director)
Kieran previously worked as part of a number of multinational organisations in a variety of roles. Since joining Carter Brown, in 2009, Kieran’s passion for service delivery excellence has seen him progress to a Director position and is now responsible for service delivery across the Antser Group. Integral to this role is information sharing, service development, employee integration and culture change across the group.
(Head of Learning)
Nadia is a Learning and Development Professional with broad experience of developing and implementing learning programmes in the private, public and third sector. Most recently, Nadia ran the Graduate Training Programme for one of the UKs leading automotive manufacturers. This followed many years of running a Creative Training entity for one of the Prince of Wales’s Charities. Nadia’s varied experience and strong belief in continued professional development drives her passion to facilitate and enable lifelong learning in the care sector.
(Business Development Director)
Helen Costa is one of the UK’s leading social innovators having pioneered new approaches across a range of sectors including high proﬁle initiatives in climate change, nuclear decommissioning and regeneration. Known for her innovation and drive to deliver results most notably, for her work in children’s services.
Helen co-founded Cornerstone in 2015 and having created the now well established model of co-production in Adoption services going on to achieve a global-ﬁrst by pioneering the use of Virtual Reality in children’s social care.
Helen now leads the Antser’S Business Development function, bringing
together a range of technologies and solutions in order to oﬀer local authorities a compelling and complete transformation service to deliver better outcomes for children in any from care.
(Cornerstone CEO & Practice Authority)
Alison has over two decades of experience within in children services on a global level. Working across a number of countries Alison has implemented programmes to support young people within the care system allowing them to share their experiences, which in turn provides valuable feedback and insight to make real changes. Her experience has enabled her to make impact across a number of roles from highly political environments to strengthening partnerships within the health care sector.
Her commitment and passion drives Alison to improve services for children, families and the wider communities received from public services, Alison is using her experience as Co CEO of Cornerstone to increase the number of local authorities using the highly innovative Virtual Reality to improve the lives of children touched by the care system.
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