OUR BOARDS


The Organisation Design Institute is a charity registered in the UK, and the EODF is a private limited company registered in the United Kingdom. The ODI and EODF are working to influence leaders and organisations across Europe, and to create an environment that inspires and nurtures the capability of our community. The governing body of the Organisation Design Institute is the Board of Trustees, the EODF is the subsidiary “trading arm” of the ODI.
The main governing body of our organization is the Board of Trustees of the Organisation Design Institute:

Nick Richmond, the ODI Chair and the UK lead since 2012, has a passion to design thriving workplaces by creating healthy, meaningful work to form high performing organisations. For over 10 years Nick has worked across multiple sectors, building upon his relational approach, strategic thinking and innovative spirit to specialise in organisation design, organisational development and bringing the future to life. In his leadership roles Nick works hard to share the story of the vision and values of the organisation, creating the environment for the community to flourish and to enable capability development as we share, provoke and inspire each other in safe spaces. Nick is a Director of Tricordant, an organisation design and development consultancy which seeks to release the greatness within people and organisations. Nick is a qualified Chemical Engineer, holds an MBA with distinction, is an accredited Managing Successful Programmes practitioner and is currently completing the Practitioner Certificate in Consulting and Change at The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations.
In my spare time, I support my local church and speak at business events.
Thomas DoeringThomas Doering, the ODI Co-Chair, lived through his career in The United States, the United Kingdom, Romania and now back in Germany. Prior to becoming an Organisational Design Counsellor, Thomas worked for 25 years for Procter & Gamble in various leadership roles and disciplines, including Manufacturing, Engineering, Purchasing, and Planning/Project Management. The focus of his work has been people & organisational development and project management. Throughout his career, Thomas successfully helped organisations to deliver better results. His work experience includes leading international diverse teams, including remote teams. He is also a certified Coach (DGSv) and a certified OSM Consultant.
Hilary Claire Frazer, the ODI Treasurer, is an international Organisation Design and Development professional with an Internal Auditing and Finance background. She brings extensive of high-profile transformation programmes and change projects with Board and C-Suite sponsorship.
Hilary is currently based in the UK, after recently returning from c 22 years of living on the European mainland and working internationally across 3 continents. Her clients include global companies in Life Sciences, Industry and Manufacturing, Financial and Big 4 Professional Services, as well as Non-Profits, across mature economies and emerging markets.
Hilary is adept at identifying and resolving underlying issues affecting individual, team and organisational performance, for clients to succeed in delivering economies, increasing efficiency and improving effectiveness. Motivated by “a good job done well’, she is joyed by enabling others to develop as best-in-class Organisation Design professionals.
Jodie GouldenJodie Goulden is a Consultant and HR Executive at Orgdesign Works, helping organizations design and implement effective ways of working. She is also a Speaker-Coach for TEDx. Her career comprises more than 20 years of experience as a leader and HR professional in multinational companies, holding senior positions at BASF including Head of Global Development & Learning, and has also worked at Lucent Technologies (now Nokia) and Deloitte. Her search for adventure has led her to live and work in Germany, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, UK, Canada and Australia, with roles in HR, Corporate Communications, and Change Consulting. She has worked on M&A integration, divestment, strategic change and restructuring projects. Jodie has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Psychology from University of Western Aust.
Rosa TabaraRosa Aurora Tabara  is an organisational psychologist with a Master’s degree in that field. She currently makes use of her passion for organisational design at Booking.com. Prior to that she was employed to work on organisation design by FedEx Express as they acquired TNT Express, the biggest integration of the courier industry. In addition, she worked with Human Resource Information Systems at Staples Europe. Before starting her career in organisational psychology she worked at IBM after earning Bachelors degrees in information technology. She is an activist with V-Day, a non-profit organisation that works to prevent violence against women and she is currently working on talks about emotional resilience in the corporate setting as well. Additionally, she holds a Master’s degree in modern literature and writes from time to time.
Hajni Sagodi-SturmHajni Sagodi-Sturm is a passionate OD professional with 20 years of experience in creating and implementing end-to-end organisational solutions. Her primary areas of expertise include diagnosing organizations, organizational design, planning and managing (culture) transformations, leadership (team) development and coaching, team effectiveness and project management. Currently, she is an internal OD Consultant at Shell where she is working through with leaders how Shell can thrive in the energy transition. Before joining Shell, she was an external consultant at Accenture, which gave her the opportunity to work with several large companies. She holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and Business Administration and a number of certificates (MBTI, ASTD, CPCC, ORSCC, TDS, Kantor, Value Drives)
Peter Turgoose is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist, an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a certified Organisation Design Professional who has successfully completed over 100 organisation redesigns across The Globe. After over 30 years in senior HR Director positions in large organisations in Europe and The US he now runs his own HR and Organisation Design consultancy.

EODF Board Members

The ODI’s ”trading arm” is the EODF. The EODF Board is composed of the Chair, Co-Chair and Treasurer of the ODI Board of Trustees as ex-officio members, filling the same roles for the EODF Board. The remaining EODF Board consists of members with close links to our diverse community to increase our community voice.

Nick Richmond, Chair
Thomas Doering, Co-Chair
Hilary Claire Frazer, Treasurer

EODF Board Elvira KalmarElvira Kalmar is an experienced internal and external organisation design consultant as well as an organisation and community development practitioner. She has more than 15 years experiences in developing non-profit organisations, start-ups, small and medium-size businesses, multinational companies and professional communities. She enjoys developing programmes for successful organisations to meet their specific needs by supporting them to reach their next envisioned step by aligning their structure, processes and human systems. Her work is value-driven, participative, appreciative, solution and resource focused.
EODF Board Alastair Mitchell BakerAlastair Mitchell-Baker is an experienced organisational leader and consultant, who is Tricordant’s Coordinating Director. His passion is supporting leaders working through complex strategic and organisational issues using his skills in strategy, organisation design and development. He draws on many years of senior management experience in Executive and Non-Executive Director roles in the English health system. He loves the unique challenge each client organisation brings from a small NGO fighting for the rights of indigenous forest peoples to NHS systems navigating complex transformation. He’s a Founding Director of Tricordant and European Organisation Design Forum. He is also NTL Member.
EODF Board Judith OkonkwoJudith Okonkwo is a Technology Evangelist, Business Psychologist and Organisation Development Consultant with experience working in Africa, Asia and Europe. She is the founder of Imisi 3D a creation lab in Lagos building the ecosystem for extended reality technologies (AR/VR/MR), and connecting XR communities across the African continent. She advises corporates, not-for-profits and startups on emerging technologies, people matters, and design, and is a guest lecturer at the Lagos Business School and University of Westminster. Judith is also the creator of the Oriki Leadership Coaching Model™ and a co-founder of We Will Lead Africa. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society.
EODF Board Anissa OukhiarAnissa Oukhiar – With a curious mind and an entrepreneurial character, Anissa’s passion is to let organizations and individuals flourish by helping them become more self-sufficient. In her daily work, she contributes to that as a consultant at the Organisational Design group of Berenschot, an independent, thoroughly Dutch management consulting firm with an international orientation. She utilises an open and collaborative approach, inspired by the Art of Hosting.
With a background in Human Resources Management and Organisational Studies (MSc), specialised in Political Sociology (South Africa), she has conducted research on individual, team and organizational level – both in The Netherlands and abroad.
Dr Jeroen van Bree is the former chair of EODF and ODI. He is a managing consultant at the Organization Design group of Berenschot, an independent, thoroughly Dutch management consulting firm with an international orientation. Jeroen combines some twenty years of consulting experience with the latest (academic) insights in the field to support managers in their task of organizational design. Besides his consulting work, he is a lecturer at the University of Amsterdam Business School, where he teaches and supervises master’s theses in the Executive Program in Management Studies. Jeroen is the author of Game Based Organization Design (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).

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