Who we are

At Thought Provoking Consulting we have a growing team of over 30 specialist consultants.

The team have a diverse mix of backgrounds, ranging from retail veterans to ex partners in large consultancy firms. Each one brings extensive knowledge in their field, both process and technical. This unique team ensures that we can understand the key strategic and operational challenges that today’s retailers face.

Meet the team behind Thought Provoking Consulting:

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Keith Taylor

TPC Co-Founder and Managing Principal

Keith has over 20 years Retail experience. Prior to founding TPC, Keith held senior positions in software companies providing Planning, PLM and Global Sourcing...
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Paul Short

Non Executive

Paul brings to the company a wealth of retail experience and knowledge. Paul has held a number of senior retail roles including Non Exec and Chairman positions....
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Joshua Young

Principal Consultant

Joshua Young is one of the world’s leading authorities on 3D apparel product creation. Working at Nike for almost 20 years, Joshua utilised 3D creation to...
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Subir Gupta

TPC Co-Founder and Managing Principal

Subir is a seasoned business and technology advisor to the retail industry with over 22 years' experience. He is a former Accenture Partner. Subir has provided...
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Alison Thorne

Non Executive and Principal Consultant

Alison has in-depth knowledge of the retail, e-commerce and consumer sectors, having been a retail and e-commerce practitioner for over 20 years. Alison has...
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Shoshanna Mitchell

Senior Director, People and Development

Shoshanna is responsible for all of the back office operations at the company. She brings with her 7 years' experience in the public sector working in frontline...
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Tamara Saucier

Senior Vice President

Tamara Saucier is the Senior Vice President of US Operations and has overall responsibility for market development policies, customer advocacy programs, and key...
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Iain Watson

Principal Consultant

Iain brings extensive experience as a retail business and solutions consultant to his projects. He has over 25 years of retail expertise in the UK, EU and US,...