GPMIP Post Merger Integration consultant, Christina Cowling

Christina Cowling​
United Kingdom


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Christina Cowling​



Professional Background

  • Extensive experience of implementing technology driven transformation within global operating companies
  • Independent consultant change manager operating at CxO board level
  • Leader of change within regulated industries including pharmaceutical, airlines and telecoms
  • Proven track record in achieving process adoption and value realisation 
  • Trusted coach and mentor to programme managers, senior executives and Change Management Offices
  • Embedded robust change management processes to support constant updates associated with Cloud technology

M&A Skills & Expertise

  • Exceptional communicator at all levels
  • Expert in interpreting business needs and concerns into actionable plans with the desired outcomes
  • Able to flex and adapts change management approach to fit the needs of client and its corporate culture.  
  • Strong project management skills with particular focus on mitigating the risks associated with change
  • Broad knowledge of standard best practice within finance, procurement and Human Resources
  • 20 years of system agnostic ERP implementation
  • Supports and enhances in-house capability to achieve change required to move towards new target operating models

Project Highlights

  • Global Change Lead (Manufacturing) during Glaxo Welcome and SmithKline Beecham Merger
  • Change Lead for British Airways Finance Transformation Programme
  • Change Lead for multiple projects to achieve integration following acquisition and growth including: 
  • Federal Mogul (automotive parts)
  • Newell Rubbermaid (multiple brands)
  • Ingram Micro (IT sales & distribution)
  • Johnson Controls (Automobile)
  • Veon (Telecoms)

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