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Our Senior Consultant Jonathan Adams has over twenty five years industry experience, which has been gained whilst working for construction product manufacturers and suppliers, specialist trade sub-contractors, multi disciplinary consultants, Industry Associations and business improvement consultants.


Sectors and experience




Flexible working, Change and Transformations, Quality Management, Carbon Footprint, Energy Audits, Procurement, Value Management, Competitor Intelligence, Internal Branding


Design Management, Whole Life Costing, Supply chain improvements, demolition methods

Facilities Management

Lean and Six Sigma, Quality Management, Planned Preventative Maintenance  


Transformations, Programme Management, Patient Pathways



Areas of knowledge/interest: Collaborative working and supply chain integration, value engineering, sustainability (including energy efficiency), strategic marketing, business transformations and improvements, quality management and process audits.



  Recent Clients


Harle Associates

Value By Design

Collaborative Working Centre

Association for Consultancy and Engineering 

Constructing Excellence

Mark Brock Consulting Engineers

Stanley Howard Euro




Jonathan Adams Senior Consultant: activities

s in a variety of sectors.


& control

Early career focussed on the design and site construction activities for bridges and highway structures where he was able to gain experience of cost control and the impacts of work flow variations. In addition he experienced how important the decision making process is to create smooth work flow operations.

Design management

Interest in the design process enabled him to gain a position at multi disciplinary consultant Ove Arup, project engineering solutions on large complex commercial and leisure projects. At a smaller local practise he managed teams designing commercial projects for small developers and large Blue Chip Clients.

Project Management

To increase project management expertise he joined a railway infrastructure company as Principal Project Manager, leading a team that successfully delivered the design and tender of rail infrastructure for an eight platform transport hub in London.

Commercial Contractual

His supply chain knowledge of the manufacturing sector commenced when he worked for a large PLC starting up contracting operations supplying large span roofing solutions for aircraft hangers and supermarkets. This was followed by periods as a Commercial Manager at two group companies supplying added value construction products.



Value analysis

Interest in manufacturing progressed, and he joined the largest steel product producer in the UK.  The early years were spent marketing the company’s products to specifiers contractors and tier 1 & 2 contractors which required the creation of framing and cladding solutions, cost comparisons and value exercises along with selling activities. This period created a depth of supply chain knowledge and value management activities required to create integrated construction solutions. 




Supply chain 

His depth of understanding of the construction market place, competitors, and future market needs enabled him to progress into a strategy and innovation role, where he developed and implementing strategies for external growth whilst progressing internal process improvements. The outcomes required his team to be involved in the management of change and transformation programmes in addition to product and process improvements and external initiatives   

J Adams Management

Since starting J Adams Management, he has used his technical and commercial skills to help companies improve performance. These activities have increased his knowledge of working in new sectors and increased awareness improvement techniques and methods