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Current Assignments:

Political & Economic Strategist, advising SME’s on the economic and business implications of Brexit and assisting businesses on contingency planning and risk scenarios for when the UK leaves the EU.

Amelia Bishop Consulting has worked extensively in Industry for many years specialising in delivering business change and transition programmes for major organisations like the Nationwide Building Society, The National Trust, telecom's provider O2, BAA, British Energy and the multinational Ferring Pharmaceuticals.

Brexit Is delivering one of the biggest change and transformation programmes this country has seen or implemented and Amelia Bishop Consulting’s services deliver benefits through resilience, improved productivity and grasping new opportunities Post-Brexit.

I have until quite recently provided political and economic input to the Chamber and I have presented at some chamber events.

The Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce (TVCC) has over 4,000 members comprising large multi-national corporations and SME’s.

They proudly represent one of the world's most impressive and vibrant international business communities in the M4 corridor, the Launch pad for global brands, Oxfordshire, home to science research and collaboration, and Buckinghamshire the UK’s hub for enterprise and creativity. From market briefings to international conferences they bring companies and people together to network, do business, learn, and share best practise.

Past Assignments:

Advisory firm offering FCA regulatory incubation services for investment management, corporate finance, compliance and other solutions.  Engaged to research and prepare sales solutions for managing investment portfolios for charitable entities, but unfortunately the Financial Conduct Authority would not sanction the service for small charities.

Consultancy providing financial regulatory and compliance advice to sales teams in small boutique advisory firms, investment managers and banks on a range of issues, reducing liability and introducing best practice policies. .Company sold the compliance business in 2013 to concentrate on its employment business.


Retained by the Indian entrepreneur owner of a Dublin-based business data/research business on emerging markets to position the company for sale.  Set up a sales and marketing function and led sales and recovery of subscription bad debt. Emerging Markets Data was sold to HIFE Limited and shortly afterwards HIFE was taken over by Oxford Economics.

Interim Business Development Director for TBL, a Business Consultancy firm specialising in change management, business transformation and performance improvement. TBL stands for ‘Transformation, Business Excellence & Leadership’. Business owner suffered a heart attack in 2000 and on recovering he retired and the company was disbanded.

See Charities Tab for pro-bono assignments……