Oareborough Consulting

Oareborough Consulting is a management consultancy working in shared services, outsourcing and dispute resolution. We bring clarity of insight, integrity in delivery and value in outcome. The result is your business engaging the best supplier in the optimal way to succeed in its market. Users receive good services, delivered reliably.

We work with a network of associates to assemble a strong team to fulfil client needs.

William works in the resolution of IT and outsourcing disputes and the delivery of transformational change. He supports his clients in capturing the greatest benefit from their IT and BPO services. His work combines strategy, sourcing advisory, operational delivery, financial and commercial aspects, and project management. Assignments have been in financial services, central and local government, police, healthcare, insurance, education, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, and engineering. He has supported both internal service provision and the development of sourced services.

William has worked with leading outsourcing providers and PA Consulting, a management consultancy. He is a qualified accountant (ACMA), chartered engineer (CEng), an experienced project and programme manager, is skilled in service management, is a Chartered IT Professional, a member of BCS the chartered institute for IT and holds an MBA degree from London Business School. He is a practising member of the Academy of Experts and is a member of Expert Witnesses Institute (MEWI). He is a member of the Council of The Academy of Experts. As a leading Service Integration and Management (SIAM) practitioner, he was asked to join the international group that together wrote the “SIAM Professional Body of Knowledge”. He is a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM).

Rajiv has over 23 years of experience as an IT consultant in the delivery and support of IT and outsourced services. His areas of expertise are project management, setting up a Service Management framework and rolling out Service Management processes and toolsets, collecting business requirements, and working with technical teams to deliver them. He has been involved in the design of the technical architecture and development of IT systems, development of code, code reviews, creating test strategy, test scenarios, and test cases.

His strong functional and project management skills help him to roll out big projects. He has applied gap analysis to configuration management process and associated tooling for a client with around 2,500 sites and approximately 450 of which have active network devices. Deployment involved global change management process, software asset management including software license compliance for organisations in government and private sector. His assignments have been in central and local government, local authorities, defence, healthcare, insurance, banking, and telecommunications.

Rajiv has worked with leading outsourcing providers and Bravemouth Consulting as an independent consultant. Rajiv is a Science Graduate with a major in Electronics and a Master’s in Business Administration with a major in finance. He is an experienced project manager and service management consultant. Rajiv is a member of the British Computing Society and been on the board of the Project Management Institute (PMI) as Commercial Director for three consecutive years and member of the IT Service Management Forum (itSMF) where he has also been a member of the management board for the UK Chapter.

Rajiv is a leading Service Management practitioner and holds certifications as ITIL v4 Managing Professional. He is Prince 2 and PMI certified Project Management professional. He has contributed to building “SIAM Professional Body of Knowledge”. He has been on the examination panel for the exams for Project Management Professional (PMP) exam for the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Our Associations

As a sourcing advisor, we maintain links with leading outsource providers so that we are able impartially to advise our clients on the best fit and quickly engage potential suppliers. We also work along-side other consultancies to draw upon and augment each others’ capabilities and capacity. We have an affiliation to the following associated with our expert witness work:

The Origin of the name “Oareborough”

Oareborough Hill is a gentle mound in the Berkshire countryside. The hamlet of Oare is nearby. Its smooth curves inspired our logo. Its wooded flanks are a fine place to walk a dog and to find inspiration.

The name is pronounced “Or-buruh”.