Sherbourne Consulting

About & Team

Business Advisory & Project Management

Sherbourne Consulting specialise in international business development and global sourcing with a particular focus on Asia.

We develop and implement all of the appropriate strategies whilst providing practical and pragmatic solutions to:

Our consultants are based in the UK and China (Xiamen & Shenzhen).


Whilst our procurement projects involve all parts of the globe, our focus is on Asia. We have conducted projects across:

  • China,
  • India,
  • Taiwan,
  • South Korea,
  • Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand.

Market Sectors

Our clients include SMEs and multinational companies with an emphasis on B2B sectors such as:

  • Aerospace
  • Chemicals
  • Construction
  • Electrical
  • Engineering
  • Furniture
  • Healthcare
  • Packaging

Business Development

  • Market entry & company set up
  • Market assessment & research
  • Brand & technology licensing
  • Channel development

Global Procurement

  • Assessment of low-cost country sourcing
  • International procurement office review
  • Supplier management
  • Market intelligence
  • Global sourcing

People — Asia Consultants

Our consultants have a wide understanding of the Asian region, with international consulting and operational experience at a senior level within a wide variety of industry sectors.

Graham Barker Managing Director & Principal Consultant

Photograph of Graham Barker, China consultant

Graham has 18 years of director-level experience in the global packaging, plastics, and chemical industries.

Whether implemented through M&A, business development, restructuring of operations, or developing key supplier partnerships, Graham has a highly successful track record in helping organisations develop effective business strategies.

His experience also includes technology licensing and crafting market entry strategies for China and India.

Mr. Barker has developed and executed successful global sourcing projects in a variety of sectors. As documented in our case studies, these include engineering, construction, minerals, furniture, packaging, and medical devices.

Dave Roberts Senior Consultant

Photograph of Dave Roberts, China consultant

Dave has 35 years experience of global manufacturing industries — working in senior operational and consulting roles. He is highly skilled at establishing and managing companies in China.

As an engineer, Dave has specialised knowledge of the aerospace, engineering, and electronics sectors throughout China.

He has lived and worked in a variety of cities across China, and is now based in Xiamen, Fujian Province.

Mr. Roberts is an expert in global SCM, operations, and procurement — having run selected projects in: engineering, aviation, electronics, and medical devices.

Jeremy Waller Senior Consultant

Photograph of Jeremy Waller, China consultant

Jeremy has over 24 years of senior management experience working across Asia, while living in Hong Kong and China. He has served as the CEO and senior VP of several respected companies in China.

With a strong engineering background, Jeremy has specific expertise in Asia procurement and China business operations, restructuring manufacturing, and distribution.

He has expert knowledge of the engineering and furniture industries in Asia and the Middle East.

Mr. Waller has conducted exemplary sourcing and branding projects in the engineering, furniture, construction material, and bedding industries.