Our Philosophy

At agentiv, we’ve built our philosophy to reflect the values and mission that guide our work with every client. agentiv is centred around three core pillars: collaboration, innovation, and impact.

Collaboration is essential to our approach.

We recognise that the best results come from working closely with our clients, understanding their needs, and working together to develop solutions that meet their unique challenges. We listen carefully to our clients, ask questions, and share our expertise to ensure that we work together to achieve our shared goals.

Innovation is a fundamental aspect of our philosophy.

We pride ourselves on using the latest technology and innovative solutions to drive real results for our clients. We stay up to date with the latest industry trends, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and applying our knowledge to find new and innovative ways to help our clients succeed.

Impact, measured by our success.

We believe that the work we do should make a tangible difference to our clients, their customers, and the world around us. We work hard to deliver high-quality work that drives real, measurable impact for our clients. Our philosophy is built around a commitment to excellence, honesty, and accountability. We take pride in our work and provide outstanding service to every client we work with. By collaborating closely, embracing innovation, and striving for impact, we believe that we can help our clients achieve their goals and drive their businesses forward.

Our People

What makes an agentiv person?

At agentiv, we know that success comes from having a team of commercially savvy individuals who are driven to succeed. When you join our team, you can expect to work alongside talented professionals who possess a perfect balance of skills, energy, and entrepreneurial spirit.

We are more than just a group of experts in our respective fields. We’re a group of real people who believe in the power of teamwork. Our passion for learning and growth is contagious, and we thrive on sharing our knowledge in a collaborative and inclusive way.

At agentiv, our culture is rooted in trust and mutual respect. We believe that by surrounding ourselves with talented individuals who learn from each other and support one another, we can achieve greatness. Our hunger to improve in everything we do drives us forward, and we’re committed to supporting each other on this journey.

If you’re looking for a dynamic, supportive, and forward-thinking team to be a part of, we invite you to join us at agentiv. Let’s work together to establish what matters most and achieve our goals as a team.

What do we look for?

We look for exceptional individuals who embody a rare blend of technical proficiency and business skills. We cherish those who possess an insatiable thirst for knowledge, an unshakeable commitment to integrity, and an authentic zeal for teamwork. We firmly believe that paying attention to even the smallest details is vital for attaining success, and we always strive to meet the highest standards in all aspects of our work.

What do you get?

Perhaps we can revolutionise the way you work. At a minimum, you can expect a team that is entirely devoted to meeting your needs, led by a determined leadership that executes with unwavering commitment. Our team offers a unique perspective, bringing fresh eyes to uncover genuine opportunities for growth. If this is what you’re looking for, then we’re the team for you.

Meet the team

Binu John
Co-Founder of agentiv

Nick Lindsay
Co-Founder of agentiv

Leandra Gonsalves
Finance and Commercial Administrator

Laura Walker
HR Consultant

Jess Dann
Office Administrator

Mahen Dias
Senior Project Manager

Mark Holmes
Consulting Analyst

Aaquib Islam
Power Platform Solution Architect

Alyssa Thurston
Data Visualisation Consultant

Dan Cottrell
Analytics Analyst

Amanda Sims
Product Delivery Lead

Lara Dain
Senior Project Manager 

Sarah McLoughlin
Portfolio Assurance Lead

Jack Holmes
Portfolio Assurance Lead

Cathal Duffy
Portfolio Assurance Analyst

At agentiv, we pride ourselves on our culture of inclusivity, collaboration, and respect. We believe that our employees are the driving force behind our success, and we are committed to creating an environment where they feel valued, supported, and empowered.

We place a strong emphasis on open communication and transparency, creating a safe and welcoming space where every team member’s voice is heard and respected. We strongly believe in the power of teamwork, and we encourage our employees to work collaboratively towards a common goal, sharing their unique perspectives and expertise to achieve the best possible outcomes.

We recognise that every challenge presents an opportunity for growth, and we are constantly striving to improve and adapt to changing circumstances.

We are committed to providing our team members with the tools, resources, and support they need to achieve their goals and reach their full potential. We believe in recognising and rewarding hard work, dedication, and excellence, and we are proud to promote from within whenever possible.

Ultimately, our culture is one that celebrates diversity, encourages growth, and fosters a strong sense of belonging. We take great pride in the positive impact we are making in our industry and in the lives of our employees, and we are excited to continue growing and evolving together.

Innovation and creativity are highly prized in our culture, and we actively encourage our team members to take calculated risks, think outside the box, and explore new ideas.

Binu's Bio

Binu is the Co-founder and Director of agentiv, a rapidly growing digital consultancy and services company in London. With a background spanning economics, finance, technology, and business strategy, Binu brings a wealth of experience to his role. From his early days as a software developer at SAP, moving on to business consulting with stints at Accenture and IBM – where he shaped and delivered business transformation programmes and post-merger integration, Binu has the ability to deliver impactful outcomes for his clients. Passionate about ERP and its transformative potential, Binu has spent the past two years shaping the ERP strategy for one of the world’s largest energy companies. 

 In addition to his day job as a strategic business consultant, Binu, along with Nick Lindsay (co-founder, agentiv) run the Consultancy Services business at agentiv – focusing on ERP Strategy & Delivery, Data Analytics & Visualisation and Digital Programme, Product and Portfolio Management services.  

 Outside of work, he finds joy in outdoor pursuits like hiking, cycling, and running. He aims to achieve a triple milestone this year — a marathon, a 100-mile bike ride, and a 100-kilometer hike. Binu’s dedication to both professional excellence and personal challenges embodies his ethos of continuous growth and achievement.

Nick's Bio

Nick co-founded agentiv with the vision of providing value-driven Business and IT Services with the very best people and, in so doing, providing unrivalled services to customers.

With over twenty years of experience across multiple industry sectors, Nick has acquired distinctive expertise in designing and delivering services within the finance, retail, law, and energy sectors.

His role leads him to facilitate end-to-end deal management, from new opportunities, strategy, and outcome preparation to deal execution. The primary goal is to deliver value-driven benefits to the customer.

Leandra's Bio

Leandra joined agentiv in 2023 as a Finance and Commercial Administrator. She manages project timelines, costs, timesheets, contractors, billing and payments in her role.

As a BBA graduate with a background in finance and administration, she is looking to achieve her ACCA in the future.

Leandra was born and raised in Dubai, which makes London her second home. Outside of work, she enjoys watching movies, shopping and eating out, but most of all, she loves spending quality time with her family.

Laura's Bio

Laura works as an HR Consultant & Director, running her own business; Fresh Solutions HR and Agentiv are one of her long-term clients. She looks after all aspects of HR, including HR auditing, onboarding, outsourcing, strategy, recruitment, employee relations, redundancy and much more.

She has over two decades of experience in HR up to Board level across various sectors. She is passionate that ‘people come first’ in organisations, and her experience as a working parent has shaped the support and advice she can provide.

Laura dedicates her spare time to supporting women, and she volunteers for the charity Pregnant then Screwed, who campaign on issues that affect pregnant women. She also has a consultancy role as a Co-Chair for Surrey & Sussex Maternity Voices Partnership, enabling women to have a stronger voice through pregnancy, birth, and postnatal experience.

Jess's Bio

Jess joined the Agentiv team in May 2024 as the office administrator, supporting various areas of the business including operations, admin, communications, and marketing.

With a BA in Branding and a background in administration and marketing, she brings a mix of organisational skills and creative flair to the team. Her broad experience in small business operations and implementing marketing strategies across retail and non-profit sectors helps her tackle the diverse needs of our business.

Jess is known for her problem-solving abilities and resourcefulness, traits she also applies to her personal interests in cooking and interior design. Outside of work, she enjoys experimenting with (and sampling) new recipes, visits to her local pubs and live music.

Mahen's Bio

Mahen is a highly skilled project manager with over a decade in banking, finance, and IT. Driven by a passion for analytical thinking and complex problem-solving, Mahen thrives in a challenging and fast-paced industry.

He works on global low-carbon energy initiatives and supports the rapid implementation of a bespoke SAP ERP. Notably, he has led a team of over 500 using analytical supported processes to deliver a quality service to the client. Having several transformation projects under his belt, Mahen has a proven record of taking the customer’s vision to the goal.

Outside of the professional realm, Mahen enjoys the challenge of trekking and running, where he can disconnect from the usual hectic world and relax.

Mark's Bio

Mark is a recent graduate, assisting our largest client with their ERP transformation, one of the most complex ERP transformations ever undertaken. In his role as a consultant analyst, he works to produce reports and deliverables relating to technical and process features of the transformation. Mark is often tasked with producing economic reports to help inform our clients decision making.

Before working at agentiv he completed a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in international business, both from the University of Nottingham, achieving a first in his master’s.

Outside of work, Mark is an aspiring DJ and Music Producer. He just recently reached the milestone of 100,000 overall streams across his discography. He also enjoys going to festivals and playing football weekly.

Aaquib's Bio

Aaquib Islam, a certified Power Platform Solution Architect with 9+ years of experience, leverages data for strategic decision-making. He thrives in dynamic environments, tackling challenges with innovation. As a team leader, Aaquib empowers informed decisions through data visualization solutions. Notably, he spearheaded company-wide financial visualizations used by over 1600 employees.

Beyond work, Aaquib enjoys exploring the world, indulging in diverse cuisines, and unwinding with captivating movies. This balance fuels his passion for tackling new data challenges.

Alyssa's Bio

As a computer science graduate from the University of Auckland, Alyssa’s journey into the professional world has been an exploration of technology and its transformative capabilities.

While her previous work experience in IT support/coordination provided her with valuable insights into the industry, she has always been captivated by Microsoft Power Platform.

In her role, Alyssa uses the Power Platform daily, so she’s engaged in an enriching learning process, uncovering its endless possibilities and features. This ongoing journey of discovery fuels her ambition to become a true Power Platform expert.

Beyond work, Alyssa enjoys hiking, sports, and generally staying active. Being from New Zealand, she tries to make the most of the accessible travel opportunities the UK offers, and her genuine passion for technology drives her to engage in new tech and tech events.

Daniel's Bio

Daniel joined agentiv at the start of February 2024. His role focuses of developing visualisations to provide key insights for agentiv clients. It is a role that provides great satisfaction to Daniel, who enjoys the challenge of taking complex data and transforming it into simple and informative content.

After completing his degree in Business Studies with Finance at Bournemouth University, Daniel started a role within the wealth management sector. During his spare time, he learned how to combine his interests in data analysis with his hobby of working out in the gym. This led him to create his first dashboard on Power BI, providing insights into the trends occurring from his fitness routine.

Daniel sees the near future as a time to really challenge himself. This includes obtaining professional certifications and personal challenges such as hitting health and fitness milestones.

Amanda's Bio

Amanda works with one of our clients as a Product Delivery Lead, overseeing the successful development, launch, and continuous improvement of our products.

She brings a strong background in project management, a clear understanding of customer needs, and the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure value delivery.
Outside of work, Amanda enjoys running and joining in at her local Park Run. She is also learning the keyboard —though she will readily admit it’s a slow work in progress!

Lara's Bio

Lara Dain is an accomplished project manager with a proven track record of over 15+ years working within the IT, finance, wealth management and energy sectors. Results-driven and proactive, Lara can help shape strategy and get involved in any project’s delivery details.

Lara works with the Business Investor Relations, Digital and Architecture teams to help implement API automation of data traffic passing between business-critical systems and build data visuals that support the business.

She completed a course in ‘Leading Strategic Projects’ at the Said Business School, University of Oxford, in 2021, which she has been able to incorporate into her day-to-day work.

Lara loves spending time with her family, exploring new places, meeting people and attempting the odd bit of poetry when time permits!

Sarah's Bio

Sarah is responsible for managing the finances and product assurance across the ERP strategy of one of agentiv’s main clients, BP. Her responsibilities include ensuring each project is within budget, on track and compliant.

Before working at agentiv Sarah has had experience in Block Property Management, Payroll and HR. She has also acquired a Bacholars degree in Business Management along with a Post-Graduate degree in Project Management.

Sarah’s hobbies include travelling to new places to experience new cultures and cuisines, cooking, and spending time with her family in the West Coast of Ireland.

Jack's Bio

Jack leads Product Assurance for one of agentiv’s main clients, BP, and is responsible for ensuring the client is up to standard operationally. In his role, he works closely with VP’s and Senior Product Manager’s in various aspects to ensure that the portfolio as a whole runs smoothly.

Before working at agentiv, Jack completed a bachelor’s degree in politics and international relations and then transitioned into product management.

Jack’s hobbies include football, F1, running (he recently completed a half marathon with a personal best time), technology in general and he’s a huge music and festival fan.

Cathal's Bio

Cathal works as an analyst in the Product Assurance team currently focusing on agentiv’s work with BP. He is immersing himself in the support and maintenance of operational requirements for the clients’ widespread portfolio of products and technical teams.

He joined having recently completed a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Nottingham, now applying the skills developed throughout his education.

Outside of the office, sports are a big part of Cathal’s free time. As well as playing football and Gaelic football, being a Luton town fan books in many of his Saturdays.

Jess' Bio