About Us

Vantage like to save our clients money.

We do this by getting under the hood of your business, not by following a blue print or making generic recommendations.

Our team of experts combine leading edge private and public sector experience, coupled with extensive knowledge and experience of the Social Housing Sector.

Our consultancy team includes leaders in repairs, finance, operations and business analysis. They are experts in lean, procurement, IT, performance management and change management.

 

Our people are great communicators who are easy to get on with and are rigorous in their attention to detail.

We pride ourselves on only proposing recommendations and changes to your organisation that are informed by rigorous analysis of your data and costs, and tailored to the dynamics of your organisation.

As an organisation we are flexible and understand that our customer and assignment needs constantly evolve.

We don’t rely on perceptions and are naturally passionate about what we do. Since 1999 we have been transforming social housing organisations and saving them millions of pounds.

Meet Our Executive Team

Tony Bryan, Chief Executive

Tony is the founder and Chief Executive at Vantage Business Solutions, with over 18 years’ experience of helping housing providers transform their organisations, reduce costs and become more efficient.  Tony provides strategic consultancy and mentorship to the executive team of some of the UK’s leading social housing providers. Prior to setting up Vantage, Tony held many senior appointments in the private sector including Finance Director with BAe Systems and Johnson Controls Automotive, heading up lean implementation teams across Europe and the US with Toyota and Ford Motor Company.

Tony has established a Performance Improvement Club for social housing Finance Directors to share learning, provide access to sector experts and achieve genuine business improvement.  In addition, Tony developed Global Accounts Plus in 2015, an online financial performance comparison tool that allows for unprecedented insight into the sectors financial performance and enables finance directors to compare themselves to their peers.  

Tony is a qualified account and an experienced business consultant, speaker and trainer in Performance Improvement techniques. His work has featured in CIPFA, CIMA, ACCA, Housing, Property Maintenance and Financial Times publications.  Tony is a regular keynote speaker and contributor to sector events.

Rob Bryan, Operations Director

Rob is the Operations Director at Vantage, and has extensive experience leading transformation projects in Repairs and Maintenance and Asset Management.  Rob helps housing providers to deliver significant savings and more importantly, leaves them with the insight and experience to continuously improve.  Rob does this by providing them with insight and approaches for buying better and working smarter.  Rob is an expert in helping teams to effectively embrace change and engaging them in new ways of working.   

Rob has established, and facilitates a strategic forum of Repairs & Maintenance directors who regularly share best practice in Asset Management.  Rob is a frequent speaker at social housing conferences and regularly writes articles and blogs on transformation and R&M for sector publications.

Rob is a qualified accountant and prior to moving into consultancy held various senior Finance roles in the Engineering and Property Sectors in the UK and Australia.

About Us

Vantage like to save our clients money. We do this by getting under the hood of your business, not by following a blue print or making generic recommendations.

Our team of experts combine leading edge private and public sector experience, coupled with extensive knowledge and experience of the Social Housing Sector.  Since 1999 we have been transforming social housing organisations and saving them millions of pounds.

Our consultancy team includes experts in lean, procurement, IT, performance management and change management.

Our people are great communicators who are easy to get on with and are rigorous in their attention to detail.

We pride ourselves on only proposing recommendations and changes to your organisation that are informed by rigorous analysis of your data and costs, and tailored to the dynamics of your organisation.

As an organisation we are flexible and understand that our customer and assignment needs constantly evolve. We don’t rely on perceptions and are naturally passionate about what we do.

Meet Our Executive Team

Tony Bryan, Chief Executive

Tony is the founder and Chief Executive at Vantage Business Solutions, with over 18 years’ experience of helping housing providers transform their organisations, reduce costs and become more efficient.  Tony provides strategic consultancy and mentorship to the executive team of some of the UK’s leading social housing providers. Prior to setting up Vantage, Tony held many senior appointments in the private sector including Finance Director with BAe Systems and Johnson Controls Automotive, heading up lean implementation teams across Europe and the US with Toyota and Ford Motor Company.

Tony has established a Performance Improvement Club for social housing Finance Directors to share learning, provide access to sector experts and achieve genuine business improvement.  In addition, Tony developed Global Accounts Plus in 2015, an online financial performance comparison tool that allows for unprecedented insight into the sectors financial performance and enables finance directors to compare themselves to their peers.

Tony is a qualified account and an experienced business consultant, speaker and trainer in Performance Improvement techniques. His work has featured in CIPFA, CIMA, ACCA, Housing, Property Maintenance and Financial Times publications.  Tony is a regular keynote speaker and contributor to sector events.

Rob Bryan, Operations Director

Rob is the Operations Director at Vantage, and has extensive experience leading transformation projects in Repairs and Maintenance and Asset Management.  Rob helps housing providers to deliver significant savings and more importantly, leaves them with the insight and experience to continuously improve.  Rob does this by providing them with insight and approaches for buying better and working smarter.  Rob is an expert in helping teams to effectively embrace change and engaging them in new ways of working.

Rob has established, and facilitates a strategic forum of Repairs & Maintenance directors who regularly share best practice in Asset Management.  Rob is a frequent speaker at social housing conferences and regularly writes articles and blogs on transformation and R&M for sector publications.

Rob is a qualified accountant and prior to moving into consultancy held various senior Finance roles in the Engineering and Property Sectors in the UK and Australia.

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