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About Us

Who we are, what we do, and why.

Grounded in our deep knowledge of higher education, we support people, teams and institutions to build cultures of collaboration, develop strategies that speak to social purpose and enable all to lead to their full potential.

Since 2017 we have worked in over 70 universities and sector bodies across the UK and internationally. It’s our ambition to help create a global higher education sector that is more sustainable and collaborative: where people work together freely, communicate easily and depend readily upon one another. 

We are proud to be a small and effective intergenerational family. We draw on our collective experience in leadership, learning and teaching, communications and writing, the student perspective, and organisational development. We support our clients to create connections between people, their purpose and the positive impact this has for wider society.

Our charitable partner

We’re proud to partner with the Refugee Education UK, a charity which supports refugee and asylum-seeking children and young people to build more hopeful futures through education. When you work with us, you’ll be supporting the REUK too. Through our partnership, we donate 10% of our profits, share the charity’s mission, contribute our expertise wherever we can help, and open connections to our networks.

Building a better world: Our philosophy

Our philosophy is the framework to everything that we do: from our commitments to working sustainably, to how we design our projects and the way we work together to bring out the best in each other.

This is our philosophy.

Invisible Grail in a nutshell

Meet the team

We are proud to be an intergenerational team of experts. Everyone leads, everyone is equal, and everyone contributes to the conversation of what we do and how we do it.