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Strategy Execution Ltd was founded over 20 years ago by Dr Andrew MacLennan, the leading expert in strategy implementation. We support fast and effective strategy execution, using expertise built on rigorous research and extensive experience. We work closely with leaders in their organisations and on world class executive education programmes at London Business School and Duke Corporate Education.

Strategy Execution Ltd MD

Advice & facilitation

For effective strategy execution & facilitation of decisions to drive transformation

Keynote speaking​

Talking on strategy execution at conferences & leadership events

Executive education​

Tailored executive education, focused on strategy execution

Digital learning​

Online strategy execution materials for business schools & leaders

A masterful book … eminently practical and intellectually rigorous

Professor Nigel Slack

Professor of Operations Management & Strategy, Warwick Business School


Amazon review

An excellent book  … relevant for all companies trying to make change happen

Neil Roden

Group Director, Human Resources, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc

Excellent book … an immensely practical framework … commendable clarity and wisdom

Tony Eccles

Visiting Professor of Strategic Management, Cass Business School

A truly insightful book … I cannot recommend it highly enough

Fraser M

Amazon review

A marvellously readable, accessible and practical manual on strategy execution

Professor Neil Kay

Emeritus Professor of Business Economics, University of Strathclyde

A must read for budding strategists … a practical perspective

Tony Brown

People & Change, Friends Provident plc

An excellent guide on how to successfully execute strategy

James Malcolm

Amazon review

Deeply thoughtful and well researched

Tracey Ashworth-Davies

HR Director, Molson Coors Brewing Company

An excellent book

David Hamilton

Amazon review

Without doubt the clearest and most insightful business/management book I have ever read

Tim Craddock

HR Director, National Rail

Great book, fully loaded


Amazon review

Recent blog posts

Andrew MacLennan

Strategy Execution Derailment

Yesterday, Carrillion plc went into liquidation with debts of at least £1.5 billion ($2 billion). The 43,000-person construction and support services company operates in the UK, Middle East, Caribbean and Canada and provides a wide range of services grouped under three

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Andrew MacLennan

Ascent & Descent

I recently enjoyed flying First Class from London to Bangkok with a well known airline.  It was a treat for me as I don’t expect clients to pay for luxuries; Business Class is fine.  But it was an upgrade and

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Paths diverging in a forest
Andrew MacLennan

Executive Dilemmas

Organisation leaders have endured a rough ride recently.  Barely a day passes when business chiefs are not accused of greed – the banking crisis seemingly leaving all private sector executives exposed to vilification.  Senior public servants are not immune either;

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