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Who we are

Consultancy Thirteen is a new model of business consultancy based in Cambridge. We harness the power of digital technology to deliver business transformation strategies and solutions designed to improve business processes and deliver tangible ROI.

It may not be where the conversation starts, but once we get under the skin of your business we’ll work with you to enhance productivity, reduce costs or increase revenue or whatever your unique and specific business objectives demand. Seeing the project through from top to bottom and taking a function over form approach to our projects, our team of experienced consultants build tools that deliver but without ever compromising on design or user experience.

John Dibb, Director/Founder

With over 20 years’ experience, John has successfully developed highly strategic and effective digital products, services and solutions for a wide range of businesses both B2C and B2B, including Pizza Hut Delivery, Nigella Lawson, Horizon Discovery, TTP, Taylor Woodrow, Alimentary Health, Heath Enterprise East, BUPA, Babraham Institute, Transport for London, Which?, The Good Food Guide, BACS, First for Wellbeing CIC and many more. A digital native and natural entrepreneur, John's talent lies in unravelling the complex and delivering transformational digital responses which deliver real return to businesses and great customer experience.

Having held senior digital roles in agencies in Europe and the UK, John branched out as an independent digital consultant, establishing Consultancy Thirteen in early 2016 naming the company after his chosen rugby position. Sharing a desire to build a new model of business-focused digital consultancy, Alison and John relaunched Consultancy Thirteen together in 2017. John and Alison also share an interest in healthcare start-up Priority Digital Health Limited.

Alison Meadows, Director

Alison has enjoyed a successful career in the agency and consultancy world spanning nearly 30 years, leading an MBO, running a creative agency and latterly running her own successful branding and marketing consultancy. Alison has worked with consumer and b2b brands such as Multiyork Furniture, Van Dal shoes, Booker Cash & Carry, Speedo Swimwear, Ormiston Families, Turkey Tourism, Linx Printing Technologies, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, First for Wellbeing CIC, AllClear Travel and many more. A strategic thinker, with the ability to translate the intricate into the accessible, Alison's focus is on brand and customer engagement. Alison is a Member of the Marketing Society and volunteers as a Public Governor at North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust.


  • Over 20
    consultants available
  • 96%
    positive customer feedback
  • 100%
    projects delivered on budget