CIL prides itself on bringing together entrepreneurial, curious and kind individuals to create exceptional work. In this series of interviews, we sit down with these CILers to discover their stories and discuss how they navigate their careers.

Joining CIL as its first Data Scientist hire

Araan Mohanadass, a Data Scientist in CIL’s Advanced Analytics practice, discusses his transition into the expanding team.

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Career change: Accountant to Consultant

Uzma Ali, a Senior Analyst at CIL, discusses her decision to move from an accounting firm to a consultancy and what motivated her career change.

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Setting up an international office

Juliane Kaden-Botha joined CIL in 2021 to head up its first German office. Here she discusses how she channelled her entrepreneurial spirit into life at a management consultancy and her experience as a member of the LGBTQ+ community in consulting.

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Working and living in Frome

Jack Turner, a Manager in CIL’s Frome office, talks about why he made the decision to live and work in the South-West and what it has to offer.

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Why choose an apprenticeship?

Ryan Moore, CIL's IT Support Manager, joined CIL direct from the Royal Navy. Here he discusses the value of apprenticeships and what it’s like working in CIL’s IT team.

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The importance of social mobility

Jon Whiteman, now Partner at CIL and head of our Industrial Products and Services practice, discusses the importance of championing social mobility in consulting and how CIL aims to improve it.

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Making partner as a single parent

Tabitha Elwes joined CIL in 2017 to set up and develop its media practice, having run her own firm for five years. Here, she joins us to talk about juggling single parenthood with being a Partner and how she achieves that ever important work/life balance.

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Navigating your career at CIL

For Liam McGuinness a career as a management consultant was not one he had considered growing up. However, working in his family businesses across the South West of the UK and learning about how they work from his entrepreneurial father ignited a spark. Here, he talks to us about how he came across CIL and the advice he would give others starting on the journey.

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