A Strategy and Solutions Delivery Practice
Helping Government + Business Leaders Re-invent Growth

We find sustainable solutions to complex growth and development challenges facing us in a rapidly changing world.

By applying strategic design and systems thinking to complex problem solving, we turn strategy into delivery.

We create sustainable solutions to the complex growth challenges facing us in a rapidly changing world.

What we do
We are niche and agile.
Design is the first signal of human intent...
So we have to ask ourselves what do we intend? as governments, as businesses, as citizens
Ultimately it's a question of what do we intend as a species.

Professor Peter Sharratt
(after William McDonough founder of Cradle-2-Cradle)
People work in silos.
They shouldn't.
I have worked with Peter for a number of years and greatly value his insights and expertise as an innovator and thought leader in urban development.
Colin Ostler, Markets
Tata Steel Europe
You can't create a leader, if that leader isn't sustainable
Sir Ian Cheshire, former CEO
Kingfisher Group
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    • Development
    • Economic Infrastructure Transformation Plan
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Professor Peter Sharratt

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With over 30 years proven experience in delivering complex sustainable development solutions and with extensive exprience in design, applied research, analysis and management consultancy, Peter set up Fhoras Associates to provide trans-disciplinary leadership support to governments, business and the public sector.

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Stephen Sykes
Solicitor, LL.B, MA Env Law

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Stephen is a former Chair, Honory Member + Trustee of the UK Environmental Law Association (2015-2017) and a Visiting Fellow at Birkbeck's School of Management specialising in entrepreneurship and innovation. He has worked on major environmental projects and programmes around the world, including the repurposing of some of the most complex sites in Europe. He uses his practical, multi-disciplinary expertise - law, insurance, data, science - to solve complex challenges and unlock opportunities. He has worked with Peter Sharratt for a number of years.
Stephen is also Managing Partner, Sykes Environmental LLP

Paul Tweedale
Procurement, Finance + Structuring.

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Paul has extensive international experience in infrastructure finance and development. With a corporate finance back ground with JP Morgan Chase and as former Head of Business, New Product Development + Risk Management in HSBC Rail, Paul has been behind a number of major rolling stock and rail infrastructure investments. He has experienced of complex problem solving across the asset lifecycle from initiation, finance, regulatory and policy compliance, project development, asset management, procurement and supply chain engagement.
Paul has worked with Peter on a number of international and UK economic and social infrastructure initiatives and programmes.

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