Dr Peter Allen originally trained as a physicist, undertaking research into innovative multi-layer semiconductor devices. He has had 20 years of experience in technology and innovation consulting (Coopers & Lybrand, Sagentia, Monitor Group, and nu Angle).
Peter has worked as a facilitator and trainer over two decades and on four continents. He has worked with diverse groups and cultures, covering many industry sectors and over 40 nationalities. He brings broad experience and an ability to adapt when circumstances dictate. During his career over the last two decades he has been exposed to a wide range of industry sectors and technologies: rail, automotive, food & drink, fast moving consumer goods, medical devices, government R&D labs, oil & gas.
Dr Steve Bone started his working life as an industrial chemist and materials scientist before becoming a business director for the sensor division of Thorn EMI. For the last 25 years, he has occupied leadership positions in leading technology, innovation and strategy consulting firms – namely PA Consulting Group, Arthur D Little and the Monitor Group – before forming nu Angle with Peter Allen.
Steve has helped clients grow their businesses through innovation and technology management in a wide range of sectors – chemicals, pharmaceuticals, consumer electronics, biotechnology, and fast moving consumer goods. He is also a recognised thought leader having written papers on trends towards virtual R&D (before ‘open innovation’), technology strategy and applying core competency thinking to R&D. He has worked on developing the approaches and thinking to technology strategy, growth platforms and technology business incubation whilst working at nu Angle and is now applying them to very successful assignments in Europe, USA and China.