Ailsa is a Partner at the Lean training & consultancy company S A Partners and the founder and Programme Director of Onsite Insights the UK’s Best Practice visit programme; she also heads up the Lean Forum and Shingo Forum – two successful virtual networking groups. Prior to joining S A Partners, Ailsa ran the government funded Inside UK Enterprise programme; and spent ten years in Australasia working in the tourism & leisure industry as a strategy consultant. She was a guest lecturer at Auckland University and speaks regularly at conferences on the topics of ‘Best Practice’ and ‘Becoming World Class’.