About The Company

Since 2011, Beneficial Consulting has developed a reputation for pragmatism, thought leadership, Agile excellence, and the ability to deliver measurable benefits.

Our consulting team enables Business Agility through organizational and process design, coaching, and training. We offer bespoke solutions that support the cultural change in your organization. 

We take pride in being able to provide experienced professionals with the right subject matter expertise and knowledge of Agile Change Management best practices.

Creating a culture to innovate and deliver complex digital era transformation is rarely as easy as delivering smaller activities. These changes challenge structural boundaries necessitating collaboration over new technology, operations, products, and services. 

This complexity demands organizational and delivery precision so that your strategic visions are realized. The rigor is provided by a combination of capability, culture, and the appropriate Agile disciplines. 




Meet Our CEO

Jonathan Ward

CEO & Director of Agile Transformation 

Jon Ward Agile Consultant

Jon Ward holds a very successful career over the past 30+ years, working internationally as an Enterprise Agile Coach, offering effective consultancy and leadership in the areas of Agile Transformation and Change Management, and enabling new organizational strategies through a new culture and Agile ways of working. His approach has been proven to reduce costs, time-to-market, and increase customer satisfaction.

Jon is experienced working at all levels right up to Senior Board level in the Financial Services, Banking, Payments, Insurance, FMCG, TV, and Retail sectors, possessing strong leadership of both people and processes with the ability to deliver effective, bespoke change initiatives.

Jon Ward is a Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master by PMI, SAFe SPC, Accredited Scrum Master by the International Scrum Institute, and Certified Professional Agile Coach by ICAgile, with experience in TDD, BDD, CI, and Agile Transformation. 

What People Say

‘Beneficial Consulting has been providing us clear, targeted, and pragmatic agile transformational leadership. Combining a structured approach starting from what we are trying to achieve with training and coaching, we are already seeing the benefits of quicker cycle times to better value and more engaged colleagues. I look forward to another period of probing, reflecting,…

Jerome Tassel
Jerome Tassel Transformation Director, Dynamic Infrastructure BT

‘Beneficial Consulting provides a pragmatic and catalytic approach to the world of Agile transformation and transitioning from traditional ways of working to Agile. CEO Jon Ward stands out, providing practical advice, based upon Agile wisdom and successful recent experience.  Beneficial Consulting is a team that can make a difference.’

Alan Gedye
Alan Gedye Head of Change Management Absa Group

‘As a Cutter Consortium client observed, Jon combines, “thought leadership with pragmatism!”. That’s the perfect balance of innovative insight and hands-on, concrete guidance that all executives and teams benefit from most. It’s based on decades of experience guiding teams through tough challenges toward a future state where delivery is faster, more predictable, and yields higher…

Karen Coburn
Karen Coburn CEO Cutter Consortium