People 

The way we structure our team reflects our belief that organisations need a culture of flexibility and responsiveness and a focus on value creation to succeed. Complementing our 15-strong in-house team, we draw on a remarkable talent pool of senior people who are world-class in their fields. All our people are carefully selected to share our values and ethos, and have a minimum of 15 years’ experience in their respective fields.

 Leadership 

Phil Lewis

Managing Director

Phil is an award-winning strategist, mentor, business leader, speaker and author. After over 20 years in both creative agencies and management consultancies, he founded Corporate Punk on the belief that there was a different and far more effective way to do change work with client organisations.

He and his team have made a lasting impact on global businesses including Sony Music, Adidas, River Island and Thomas Cook, as well as PE- and VC-backed high-growth firms in categories such as life sciences, fintech and healthcare. He leads the business, and select client engagements.

Claire Croft

Director

For over 15 years Claire’s career has been about inspiring positive behaviour change in people. A renowned Executive Coach, Claire helps leaders and teams to work in ways that maximise commercial impact.

Claire designs complex change programmes and delivers coaching for senior leaders and their teams, as well as providing strategic advice on a range of talent issues.

John Leach

Board Advisor

John has over 25 years’ experience of setting up and growing businesses in a variety of sectors. As well as being the author of two highly acclaimed books on the topic of entrepreneurship, he has built Winning Pitch, one of the UK’s most highly respected business coaching companies.

John has particular expertise in working with scale-up businesses looking to raise funding and maximise shareholder value. He sits on the board of Corporate Punk, offering support in organisational development, planning for growth, innovation, and Private Equity fundraising, alongside sales and marketing. Known for his gritty and practical approach, John is also a highly acclaimed speaker and writer on the topic of growing and scaling businesses.

Daryl Woodhouse

Non-Executive Director

Daryl is a senior business adviser, performance coach, lecturer, trainer and author. Over the last 15 years he has worked in a variety of corporate leadership and strategy roles. In 2012 Daryl founded his own consulting and training company. This has now grown into an international award-winning Group, fuelled by his desire to help others on a wider scale to achieve more happiness and success in their lives and businesses.

Joining the Corporate Punk team in 2018, Daryl is delighted to act as Non-Executive Director and brand ambassador to support the team in transforming the culture of ambitious organisations.

We drive change through real projects to make sure strategy doesn’t break on contact with reality.

And we enable leaders to continue building an impact culture long after we leave.