Who we are

circleindigo was founded in 1999 by Gary Austin and Justine Marchant two highly experienced professional consultant facilitators with over 25 years experience of group, collaborative and participative working.

Gary Austin

Senior Consultant Facilitator

My natural authority combined with a down to earth approach enables me to build rapport quickly with individuals and organisations. The thread that runs through my work is making connections between people, ideas, concepts and theories. I'm committed to raising awareness and building capacity in people to effectively manage change and transition and build resilience. I continue to have a significant role in the development of the facilitation profession and seek to push the boundaries and raise the bar globally.

Justine Marchant

Senior Consultant Facilitator

I have an intuitive approach and I am at ease in difficult environments, managing uncertainty and tensions. My strength lies in an ability to embrace the complex, drawing out the essential from the complicated. At the core of who I am is the principle of servant leadership and my belief that all people have limitless potential. This enables the individuals and groups that I work with to see possibility and make real progress.

Private, public, third sector clients

  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • KnowledgeBrief
  • Natwest
  • Brit Insurance
  • WiPM (Women in Project Management)
  • Office for Criminal Justice Reform (OCJR)
  • Centrica
  • The Talent Foundation
  • West Kent Arts Patnership
  • QBE
  • Police Strategy Unit (PSU)
  • Sareos
  • Johnson Service Group PLC
  • Sir Oswald Stoll Foundation
  • RBS
  • The Royal British Legion
  • Harris HospisCare
  • IMS
  • English National Balle
  • MARS
  • Ministry of Defence (M.o.D)
  • Citi
  • European Bank for Reconstruction & Development
  • Clinical Research Network
  • Health & Safety Executive
  • Hyde Plus
  • Spear
  • Diabetes UK
  • International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
  • Government Office for London
  • Change First
  • Ident Trust
  • Maritime Cluster
  • Cubic
  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA
  • Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP)
  • Triodis Bank
  • Hockerill College
  • McDonalds
  • University of Westminster
  • ABBYY
  • Jobcentre Plus
  • Eurojet
  • Learn Purple
  • BBC
  • School-Home Support
  • Stakeholder Forum For a Sustainable Future
  • Virgin Media
  • BP
  • Training for Life
  • Mental Health Research Network (MHRN)
  • Zurich
  • Cross Roads Care
  • RSA
  • Fifteen Foundation
  • Broadway Theatre
  • Home Office
  • Vodafone
  • Walt Disney
  • Independent Living Fund – Scotland
  • Greenwich Local Authority Childrens Services
  • MBNA
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • Citizen’s Advice Bureau
  • Severn Trent Services
  • Training and Development Agency (TDA)
  • Catalyst
  • ACAS
  • BT
  • Bruel & Kjaer
  • Barclays
  • Elavon
  • The Prince’s Trust
  • University of Leicester
  • Action For Children
  • UCAS
  • NHS
  • London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
  • British Gas
  • Participle
  • Zero Waste Scotland
  • Upstage
  • Allergan
  • Pace
  • Allianz
  • St. Ethelburgas Centre for Reconciliation & Peace
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA
  • Barclay Card
  • Turkcell
  • Diageo
  • EFIRM
  • jkr
  • Shoreditch Trust
  • Novartis
  • Scott Wilson
  • Institute of Education (IoE)
  • Business, Innovation & Skills UK Government Department

Our clients

We work with profit and non-profit organisations, cross-sector and cross-industry with executive and leadership teams, staff at all levels, customers, suppliers and prospective partners.

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