About Us

Wayne Clarke - Founding Partner

Wayne is a partner of the Global Growth Institute and from 2007 until 2012 was the managing and international partner of the advisory arm of Best Companies, who produce the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies lists. He has a degree in economics.

Mark Vegh - Partner

 Mark Vegh is a partner of the Global Growth Institute. He is a communications and executive development specialist with 20 years’ experience working with top-tier global clients. He specializes in leadership presence, impact and brand, helping leaders define the essential presence needed to engage others, drive performance and increase their impact and reputation within the organization. Mark developed the YOU+ ™ Framework exclusively for the development of leadership presence.   

Ashley Price - Client Director

Ashley Price is a Client Relationship Director of the Global Growth Institute based out of the UK and The Netherlands. She works alongside our colleague Rose in the Growth department. Together they develop and deepen new and existing relationships with organisations worldwide to aid their ambitions of creating high performance.

Rose Leach - Client Director

Rose Leach is the Client Relationship Director of the Global Growth Institute based out of the UK/Netherlands. She works alongside our colleague Ashley in the Growth department. Together they develop and deepen new and existing relationships with organisations worldwide to aid their ambitions of creating high performance.

Erin Bouwens - Associate Partner

 Based out of The Netherlands, Erin is a strategy and employee engagement specialist who works with organisations from SME to large scale combining her Social Therapist and B2B experience.   

Ismail Haznedar - Associate Partner

Ismail Haznedar is a Strategist and a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and Fellow Member of Strategic Planning Society (SPS).  


Presently he is President of GAIN Global, an Angel Investing Network, and Managing Director of Stratejik Isler, a management consultancy company based in Istanbul, Turkey.  

Shan Martin - Associate Partner

Shan has over 12 years experience operating at Executive/Board level as a Human Resources Director with experience spanning different industry sectors, including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Defence and Services.  

Paul Rossiter - Associate Partner

 Paul is a Health and Wellbeing Specialist with a background in Occupational Psychology, Cognitive Behavioural Coaching and Social Marketing. He has over 20 years’ experience helping individuals and organisations improve their health, enhance their performance and work together more effectively.  

Emma Peel - Associate Partner

 Emma graduated with a BSc (hons) in Earth Sciences at Liverpool John Moores University, prior to embarking upon a career within recruitment. In more recent years she moved into Further Education, as Head of Sales and Recruitment, developing a recruitment function for the Apprenticeships Unit at The Manchester College.