LEISHMAN management consulting

E-mail: consulting@leishmanmc.co.uk


The Principal in the firm is Ralph Leishman BA CA FCMC.    Ralph has over 15 years experience as a management consultant.   After graduating and then qualifying as a Scottish Chartered Accountant, he moved into consultancy with what is now KPMG.   Following a period carrying out general financial and strategic management assignments for a wide range of clients, he specialised in public sector work. Ralph was Principal Consultant with responsibility for public sector services in Scotland and Secretary of the firm's UK Education Group before leaving to set up LEISHMAN management consulting.

Ralph is Chairman of the Glasgow Educational & Marshall Trust, Vice Chairman of Scottish Youth Theatre and a Governor of Glasgow Caledonian University.  He is a past Chairman of The Institute of Management Consultancy Scottish Committee.

Ralph's publications include:

"Impact of Childcare Support for Lone Parent Students"
Fiona Ballantyne, Claire Hendry, Ralph Leishman. 4-consulting limited. 2003.

"The Operation of Further Education College Boards of Management"
LEISHMAN management consulting and Profiles Research International & Consulting Groups Limited. April 1995.

"Marketing Means Business - The Report of a Research Project on the Marketing of Further Education in Scotland"
Ann Macleod, Elizabeth Alexander, Sheila Clarke, Ralph Leishman. SFEU, 1994.

"Developing School Managers - A Study of Management Responsibilities of Promoted Staff below the Level of Headteacher and the Training Needs of these Staff"
Elizabeth Alexander, John Havard, Ralph Leishman, James Wight. Moray House College, August 1991.

"Scottish Further Education Business Planning Toolkit - Commercial Activities"
Ralph Leishman. Scottish Education Department/KPMG, October 1989.