van Essche & Associates is headed by Paul van Essche, a Swiss and South African citizen with qualifications in engineering and management. He has 28 years experience gained in over 20 countries on five continents in multiple industries, serving a range of blue-chip firms and international organizations. One of his specialities is Change Management: he has successfully effected radical change in some of the most resistant business environments. Paul has been independent since 1999, is an accomplished public speaker and negotiator, and is bilingual (English-French).
Tom Puglisi is a Senior Partner based in Washington DC, where he heads the local practice. He has 28 years of executive-level strategy and technology expertise with over 100 clients in the US and Europe, in industries including business & financial services, consumer products, manufacturing and non-profits. His specialities include marketing, revenue management, process improvement and large-scale system integration. Tom is an Andersen Consulting and KPMG alumnus, and is the founder/owner of Rock Spring Consulting, LLC, a partner firm of vE&A.