“What would you try to achieve if you knew you couldn’t fail?”
Every one of our new clients wants to know how to solve a complex challenge. The question is the starting point to not only finding solutions, but succeeding beyond expectations.
We call many of the Global 500 our long-term, valued clients. They will tell you that the most powerful thing that sets them apart from their competition and drives their performance is their commitment to a culture that stands for people first.
Change is rarely successful when driven as a corporate mandate from the top down. It comes to life when it’s personal. It comes from seeing the situation with a new lens. It’s a culture of ownership that extends from the C-suite to every single member of the workforce.
When companies operating in the world’s most complex and high-risk environments shift from making decisions solely on increasing the short-term bottom line, to making decisions based on long-term values, they go from good to extraordinary on all fronts – driving profitability and rewards far into the future.
Whether working to eliminate all workplace injuries, to achieve exceptional results on large capital projects, or to coach leadership teams to effectiveness, our tailored solutions address the unique needs of the world’s top companies.
Client breakthroughs from average to best-in-class in safety performance, in savings of hundreds of millions of dollars on projects brought in early and under budget are a few of our results.
As trusted-advisors to some of the world’s largest corporations, we bring three decades of experience that has challenged the status quo in the energy, manufacturing, construction, infrastructure and mining industries. We help you see challenges with fresh eyes and fresh perspectives. We help you uncover the possibilities. You’ll find boldness you may not have known. Courage, after all, has always been a necessary component of great accomplishments.
Mike Goddu is a co-founder of JMJ and for more than 30 years has worked with Global Fortune 500 companies and world-scale construction projects. These ranged from oil and gas in Australia, pipelines in Russia and Kazakhstan, shipyards throughout Asia, offshore projects in the Gulf of Mexico and the rebuilding of Kuwait after the Gulf War in 1991. He has also worked extensively in operations, including refineries, natural gas, petrochemicals, and nuclear power and research.
Billy Afghan joined JMJ in 2007 and brings 24 years of industry leadership in environment, safety, and health. Billy is responsible for partnering with senior leaders of our global clients to implement strategies for transforming their organizations into places where people flourish. She focuses on building strong relationships that lay the foundation for breakthroughs in how work gets done in the world. Prior to JMJ, Billy was the president of DGI Safety Leadership Consulting, working in the industrial construction industry.
Robin Wood serves as JMJ’s Managing Director of the EMEA Region, where he leads JMJ’s business supporting clients across Europe, Russia, the Middle East and Africa. He brings 40 years of experience leading large construction companies operating throughout Europe.
Robin joined JMJ in 2011 as a Managing Consultant, facilitating engagements in the energy, manufacturing, technology and materials sectors. In particular, he lead JMJ’s work in Kazakhstan for a major oil company.
Louise Wheal has partnered with leaders in organizations to achieve unprecedented levels of business performance in often complex and challenging environments. She works collaboratively with all levels in organizations to build leadership capability, develop shared values and transform cultures. Louise’s 22 years of consulting and executive coaching experience has led her to work around the world and in multiple sectors ranging from construction, engineering, manufacturing, oil and gas and pharmaceuticals.
Steve Knisely is known for his ability to rapidly bring multiple cultures together to develop an aligned High Performance Project™ (HPP™) culture, capable of producing breakthrough results. He has successfully supported projects in the oil and gas, mining and metals and infrastructure industries with a wide range of clients in over 30 countries. He takes pride in his ability to build High Performance Team environments while honoring diverse cultures. Clients often say his exceptional commitment to extraordinary service is what sets him apart.
Rama Rothe, serving as Partner in the Americas, brings specialized expertise in the petrochemical, energy, manufacturing and high-tech sectors. Since joining JMJ in 2007, she has successfully guided major capital projects, turnarounds and organizational transformations.
Using an integrated systems and value-based perspective, she has resolved the most pressing challenges in project execution, stakeholder alignment, safety and leadership.
Steve Lang’s passion for believing that things will not turn out the way they are predicted to turn out, guides his relationship to safety and his work with JMJ. Early on, he saw how belief mechanisms drive how people act and behave and that JMJ had the tools and methodology which would enable him to tap into these beliefs and make a difference in the world.
Doug Mowle is a Partner of JMJ and a member of the APAC regional team. He joined JMJ in 2008 and brings more than 25 years of experience gained in global business organizations across the energy, infrastructure and manufacturing sectors.
In his recent roles, Doug has advised and supported Shell to expand their safety leadership capability across the upstream, midstream and downstream businesses. This has included facilitating some of Shell’s most senior safety forums including the RDS Supply Chain Safety Leadership Forum which is driving standardization and simplification across the industry.
Alan has a strong background in industrial and construction environments, developing senior leaders to create thriving cultures that both rely on and empower all employees from the boardroom to the shop floor. His experience of industry, consulting and executive coaching come from having worked on several major capital projects in the UK and around the world, as well as having led a multitude of large and complex organisational engagements to bring about lasting cultural change, collaboration and coordinated action among senior leaders, in their companies and across their supply chains.
Dan Prachar joined JMJ as a Partner in December of 2017. He is a lifelong student of leadership, a passionate advocate of safety, and a compelling communicator that is as comfortable in the Board Room, as he is in the break room.
Transforming global organizations and guiding our clients to great performances is our singular purpose. Countless stories, testimonials, and case studies all share a common theme – the profitable return of what we do and how we work. We’d be honored to show you how.
In every corner of the globe, in every major industry, we’ve guided our clients to achieve benchmarks many thought were simply unattainable. Here, you’ll find detailed examples of the meaningful impacts that came from a true transformation of culture with JMJ.Learn More
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JMJ is leading the way in helping organizations like yours overcome their most challenging and complex problems. There is always a solution. And perhaps the truest measure of leadership is knowing when you need help finding it. Here you’ll find stories, analysis, trends, surveys, and results from the field that could very well impact your next business decision.Learn More
There’s always a lot going on in the worlds of energy, manufacturing, construction, infrastructure and mining. And business transformations are often sparked by a conversation at an industry conference. JMJ is often asked to share insights for action at these events. To join us at an upcoming conference, view our list of future events.Learn More