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Our Team

These are the individuals who, working together in lean purpose-driven teams, are capable of changing the fortunes of your organisation. We’re proud of every one of them and the qualities they bring to our business and, ultimately, to yours.

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James Constable


James is the founder and CEO of Albany Beck. Having worked within the financial services sector for ten years, James decided to establish Albany Beck as an alternative to the existing consultancy offerings across the market. Centred on his innovative target operating model, the firm, as it exists today, was designed to aid financial institutions in bridging their talent gaps and retaining their Intellectual Property while providing equal opportunities for everyone entering the workforce.

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Adam Kelly

Managing Partner

Adam has spent most of his career working with large global financial services organisations in multiple jurisdictions and areas, giving him a strong understanding of the makeup of these firms. In his time at Albany Beck, he has spearheaded the development of the Irish business and is responsible for ensuring the highest level of delivery for our clients in the Irish Market and other European locations. Adam and his team have delivered some of Albany Beck’s largest programmes of work to date and have helped clients build and structure highly functioning teams.


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Phillip Wood

Managing Partner

Phil is our longest serving Managing Partner and has worked in professional services for over 20 years. Phillip’s primary responsibility is ensuring our UK and US business continues to grow and is consistently working with our clients to come up with innovative solutions to their problems.  Over the years, Phil has built our divisions in Change, Data, Technology and Agile Coaching.  He was also the driving force behind our Academies.  




Celia Johnson


Celia is responsible for New Business Development across the UK and Ireland. Since Brexit, she has worked closely with Adam Kelly to grow Albany Beck’s Irish Operation, while successfully opening up numerous client relationships back in the UK. Celia is passionate about building trusting and long-term relationships with her clients by working hard to exceed all their expectations. 

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Will Kettlewell

Chief of Staff

Will is a Managing Partner and Chief of Staff at Albany with over 20 years’ experience in the world of investment banking. He is responsible for all of our consultants on site, in terms of their well-being and performance. Having qualified as a chartered account with KPMG, Will also provides oversight and input across the finance, credit control, compliance, and contracts functions, supporting our sales teams.