British Quality Foundation

British Quality Foundation

Catalyst Consulting is a Platinum Member of the British Quality Foundation and, as one of the founding partners and joint lead of its Lean Six Sigma Academy, provides both Lean and Lean Six Sigma training and certification on its behalf.

Chartered Quality Institute

Catalyst is an associate partner of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI), which recognises our commitment to the future of quality. As one of only two preferred training partners in LSS for the CQI we are proud to have authored the CQI’s professional competency framework.


As a long standing member organisation, Catalyst actively shares and contributes to the mission of the EFQM (European Foundation for Quality Management) to support leaders of European organisations to achieve sustainable excellence through learning and innovation in the application of continuous improvement.


Agile Business Consortium

Catalyst is an accredited delivery partner of The Agile Business Consortium – a global leader in promoting business agility, with unrivalled expertise in the field. A not-for-profit organisation, it pioneered Agile and continues to inspire new developments and thinking such as the role of innovation at the heart of the Framework for Business Agility. Catalyst client Elavon Europe won the top award for Overall Business Agility at the Agile Business Consortium’s prestigious Agile Business Awards 2023.

Institute for Continuous Improvement in Public Services

Catalyst is a key sponsor and preferred LSS training partner of ICiPS – Institute for Continuous Improvement in Public Services, a registered charity, which works to improve public service delivery through collaboration, innovation and education.

Simul8 Corporation

Catalyst Consulting has partnered with SIMUL8 – a leading player in process simulation software – and developed a course in Lean Process Simulation which teaches how to use and apply SIMUL8 software in a DMAIC framework.

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International Consortium for Agile 

Catalyst are a member organisation of  ICAgile – the International Consortium of Agile. ICAgile is the largest accreditation and certification body in the Agile industry. At Catalyst we have four certified ICAgile instructors. ICAgile collaborates with industry experts to define learning objectives and then accredit instructors and course materials to match the defined standards for the industry. Their in-depth learning roadmap encompasses pretty much everything you need to know to progress toward business agility. Learn more by visiting

Lean Competency System

Catalyst are a Lean Competency System (LCS) accredited organisation and training provider. The LCS is a globally recognised lean workplace qualification, used worldwide by numerous organisations. Established in 2005 by the Lean Enterprise Research Centre (LERC) at Cardiff University, the LCS’s objective is to bolster staff proficiency in lean practices and foster the effective application of lean principles. Learn more by visiting


In April 2019 Catalyst was selected by KPMG as one of their key Learning Suppliers. We work in partnership to deliver training to KPMG clients, both through their core Civil Service Learning contract and other bespoke learning opportunities. Learn more by visiting

Ever-So-Lean Podcast


Catalyst sponsors the Ever-So-Lean podcast, where host Matt Sims and guests explore Leadership, Continuous Improvement, and Problem Solving. It’s a hub for insights on Lean Excellence, and business innovation, tailored for business owners and managers. For engaging discussions and practical improvement strategies, visit Ever-So-Lean.