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We are a boutique consultancy, specialising in environmental, social and governance (ESG), modern methods of construction (MMC) and cost management solutions to enable public and private sector clients to deliver greener and better.

As a certified B Corp consultancy, our work is focussed around a clear mission: “to deliver betters, not just goods.”

We support a wide spectrum of organisations from Government departments, multi-national corporations to SMEs and micro businesses. We are action orientated and look towards realising better social, economic and environmental outcomes.

Key Personnel

  • MCA Council Rep, SME Rep and Health & Social Care Sector Rep: Jamie Hillier, Partner
  • Day-to-Day Contact and Women in Consulting Rep: Elizabeth Cook, Senior Consultant
  • Young MCA Council Rep: Alex Gee, Consultant
  • Communications Committee Rep: Elizabeth Cook, Senior Consultant
  • Private Sector Rep: Rob Littlewood, Partner
  • Diversity & Inclusion Rep: Katie Rudin, Senior Consultant
  • Sustainability Rep: Ellie Jenkins, Partner 

Also in our business:

  • Penny Anderson, Head of Social Impact
  • John Handscomb, Partner

UK Office Locations

321 Bradford St, Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6ET

Worldwide Coverage

Our consulting services are UK-wide, as well as delivering projects for overseas clients.

Consultancy Services

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG):

Social Value Strategy

Social Value Measurement

Social Return on Investment (SROI) and impact reporting

B Corp accreditation support

ESG strategy and delivery

Social value modelling

Requirements assessments

Value Toolkit training and implementation

Value-led design and procurement

Employment and skills plans


Modern Methods of Construction (MMC):

MMC strategy and delivery

Market research, insight and intelligence

Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA)

Platform design development and standardisation

Product development and prototyping

Pre-Manufactured Value (PMV) measurement

Green technology solutions development


Cost Management:

Strategic brief development and cost planning

Cost and value management

Early cost modelling, benchmarking and data analysis

Procurement strategy

Contract administration

Construction risk management


Other services:

Project management

Stakeholder engagement

Market research and data analysis

Change management

Training and development

Reports and publications

Tender support and bid writing

Industry Sectors


MCA Firm Representatives

Jamie Hillier
MCA Council Representative

Jamie Hillier is a Partner at Akerlof and sits on the MCA Council.

Contact Information


Unit 3 Mobbs Miller House
Christchurch Road

Telephone Number

0845 548 0528