Gil Okai

Gil is a widely experienced management consultant.

He has more than 18 years’ experience managing and advising in the banking and financial services sector with some of the nation’s biggest brands, including Black Horse, NatWest, Bradford & Bingley Group, Newcastle Building Society, Wesleyan Assurance Society.

Now running his own B2B consultancy GILBERT CHARLES CONSULTING he specialises in finding practical, resourceful solutions to the key challenges facing businesses today.

He has an analytical and focused approach, enriched by continuous professional development involving meeting with and learning from the most senior and respected professionals in the business community, local industrialists, politicians and in 2011 the Governor of the Bank of England, Mr Mervyn King.

He is registered with the Financial Services Authority and remains a Member of the Personal Finance Society and Chartered Insurance Institute.

He has extensive media experience providing expert analysis and commentary for BBC FiveLive, ITV, BBC Radio Newcastle and other local stations.


  • Sales & Marketing
  • Business Development
  • Strategic and Tactical Planning and Implementation
  • Growth, Turnaround & Change

Joint Ventures

Company type:-

Micro / SME’s / Large companies

Gil remains passionate about the needs of smaller and growing businesses. He is currently working re-branding a national retailer of clothing cosmetics and home wares, managing turnaround for an engineering firm as well as launching start-ups in regional transport and the UK medical practice.

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