Brian Hunt.

Brian Hunt is a UK-based freelance consultant who specializes in simplifying the language and concepts within process improvement to make them accessible to the widest range of people in an organization. He passionately believes that sustainable and effective process improvement has to be driven by the frontline or factory floor workers, and the manager's role should be to enable, empower and coach. Hunt is currently applying these principles within local government projects.

Further details can be found at http://www.brianhunt.co.uk/. Hunt can also be contacted though this website or through LinkedIn.com.

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