Mike takes over the reins from Saiid Ordibehesht who co-founded, led, and oversaw the growth of the company over the last 12 years. As of January 2018, Saiid will take on a new role as Chief Learning Officer. This is a new position at Pathfinder, which has been created to provide guidance and leadership in learning and building staff capabilities.
In response to the growth of the company, we have appointed two new Partners to the senior team – Angus Macfarlane and David Cass.
Angus has over 18 years’ experience delivering business strategy, organisational change, and operational efficiency programmes. He started his career working for LEPRA (Leprosy Health Organisation) in Brazil and India. He then moved to Frankfurt to work for Procter & Gamble, implementing change and transformation in EMEA. Following this, he went to work with Hewlett Packard and Clydesdale Bank. Angus joined Pathfinder in 2015 as a Director based at our Edinburgh office.
David joined Pathfinder in 2014 in a Director role at our Dublin office. He has over 17 years’ experience delivering business strategy, organisational change and operational efficiency programmes for blue chip clients in Ireland, the UK and globally. Previously, he was Head of Commercial Operations Strategy with Vodafone Ireland and a Senior Manager with 10 years’ experience in Deloitte Consulting.