Elisabeth Goodman


Elisabeth is the Owner and Principal Consultant of RiverRhee Consulting. She has 25 years' experience in Pharmaceutical R&D, where she has held management roles in Information and Library Management, and internal training and consultancy roles supporting business teams on a global basis. Elisabeth is an experienced and certified practitioner in change management, Lean Six Sigma, MBTI, Belbin, NLP and an expert in knowledge management, with a proven track record in improving team performance and leading business change projects. She is a founding committee member of the APM Enabling Change SIG.

John Hicks


John is an Associate of RiverRhee Consulting.  He spent the first ten years of his career in science within academic, contract research and environmental laboratories specialising in Chemistry. John then worked with two of the leading scientific instrumentation companies providing technical sales support to large Pharmaceuticals and Biotech companies across the UK before moving into a senior leadership position within a Cambridge based technology company.  John now runs his own training and coaching company delivering performance coaching to scientists that are new to or working towards a career in management.

Liz Mercer


Liz is an Associate with RiverRhee Consulting.  She is a Human Resources professional, with 30 years experience, mainly in Pharmaceuticals and Biotech. Liz understand the challenges of leadership, management and team development.  She also runs her own business providing training, facilitation and coaching, for individuals and teams: with a particular interest in the challenges for virtual team leaders. She has a Masters in Organisational Behaviour, is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, is accredited in MBTI and has a certificate in Coaching.

Margie Gardiner


Margie is an Associate with RiverRhee Consulting and a versatile business improvement consultant and trainer with over 25 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry.  She has an extensive background in business redesign and change management (Accelerating Implementation Management), Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt), programme management, clinical research, and training.  Margie works with business teams to conduct, implement, and embed large-scale productivity improvement and change initiatives.  She is also an accomplished facilitator and workshop leader.  Margie has a BA in Education and has completed additional training at the Juran Institute and North Carolina State University. 

John Riddell


John is an Associate with RiverRhee Consulting. He has held technical, operational and project management roles in Pharmaceutical manufacturing working with both small and large teams from a local to a global basis. John is a certified practitioner in Lean Six Sigma and is highly experienced in knowledge management. He has developed a successful programme to coach leaders in developing teams that have multiple cultures and are spread across global locations.

We have scheduled dates for a selection of our courses and can also arrange on-demand training, coaching and workshops tailored to your specific requirements

Upcoming Courses

  • Introduction to Management

  • Presentation Skills

  • Coaching Skills for Managers

  • Transition to Leadership

  • Introduction to Lean and Six Sigma

  • The First Steps in Selling

  • Introduction to Project Management

  • Managing Change

  • Introduction to Management


We have associate, trainer and support agreements with:

  • CILIP (Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
  • UKeIG
  • TFPL



We are also members of the following organisations:

RiverRhee At A Glance