In addition to the core team members listed below, we also utilise key partners and associates to help deliver client engagements.

Julian Schwarzenbach

Julian Schwarzenbach

A ‘Data Evangelist’ with over 25 years’ experience of managing data and information in large organisations. Julian is one of the country’s leading asset information management and Building Information Modelling (BIM) practitioners. He is currently providing strategic support to a number of major infrastructure projects and organisations.

Additionally, Julian is co-author (with Tim King) of the book ‘Managing Data Quality‘. Julian is a Fellow of the BCS and since 2010 has been Chair of the BCS Data Management Specialist Group. He is heavily involved in the activities of the Institute of Asset Management having led development of asset information and demand analysis guidance and is a committee member of the IAM UK Chapter. He is also a member of a number of  BSI and ISO committees involved in developing data related standards.

Ian Rush


Ian is a highly experienced data manager, particularly in infrastructure organisations. He has established data quality measurement processes, set up and managed data dictionaries and data governance approaches.

Ian has extensive experience in end user organisations and consultancy roles. His methodical approaches, process focus and interest in the behavioural aspects of organisations means that he is able to rapidly build up the trust and confidence of clients.

Ann Schwarzenbach


An experienced manager, business improvement specialist and meeting facilitator. Ann has a ‘hands on’ approach to problem solving that has been applied in many organisational situations.

Ann is experienced at managing ‘difficult’ meetings and situations through the use of her strong interpersonal skills. She strongly believes in identifying and resolving the ‘people issues’ in any situation.

Meet the team

The short video below introduces the team, lets them describe how they got into data management and their approaches to challenges.