About Us

About Us

Leading Edge Strategy (LES) Consulting is a management consulting, technology and business growth strategy advisory firm. LES was established in 2016 born on the passion, innovation and cutting-edge worldwide expertise of the people who dedicated their working lives to the high-value manufacturing sectors such as aerospace, defence, automotive and advanced composites materials. Our talented senior partners have wide-ranging expertise in these sectors and can support your business growth strategies each step of the way.

LES Consulting has worked with many multi-billion dollars leading enterprises on large technology investment cases and product launches as well as new business/market propositions across the world. Our business growth support services can cover business areas such as strategy, advisory and management consulting.

Whether your growth strategy requires strategic advice on a new composite technology product launch or a technology diversification strategy into a different high value manufacturing market, you can trust LES Consulting to be your partner of choice. LES Consulting has also a significant track record in unlocking many public investment financial support packages, working alongside central and regional Governments to enable large capability strategic investment in England, Scotland, USA and South East Asia.

The mind behind LES Consulting is Dr.Marcello Grassi who is the founder and managing director of the business.

Dr.Marcello Grassi has significant international experience in the composites materials markets as well as a strong track record in corporate manufacturing and business strategy development. During his time at McLaren Automotive, Spirit AeroSystems Inc. and QinetiQ he developed strategic business cases related to major manufacturing, technology and investment decisions on future composites product platforms.