'I am not affraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion'.

Rui Goncalves

Rui is the Founder and CEO of Magellan Consulting Group. He is the driving force behind Magellan’s modern vision of industrial operations and supply chain business consulting. A Thought Leader, Rui is a hands-on and results oriented business consulting executive

He has over 12 years of operations and supply chain consulting experience. He has been delivering proven sustainable operational, financial, and extra-financial results across multiple industries in different geographic areas worldwide – USA, France, Brazil, Canada, Switzerland, The United Kingdom, and Africa.

Rui has a great deal of expertise in designing and implementing complex transformation programs across various business functions. Rui’s experience includes delivering transformation & performance management programs across multiple industries such as Industrial Manufacturing, Mining & Metals, Building Materials, Consumer Packed Goods, Transportation, Distribution and Logistics, Banking & Insurance and Pharmaceuticals.

He is committed to delivering the next level of business performance to Magellan’s clients by analyzing existing process flows, Target Operational Models, data & technology capabilities suporting the execution of companies’ strategy by applying Magellan Consulting 4.0™, pragmatic and modern approach.

Rui has a degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Portugal. He speaks fluently English, French, and Portuguese.

David Harrison

Executive Vice-President
David Harrison is an Executive Vice-President of Supply Chain for Magellan Consulting Group. David is an international supply chain expert with extensive experience building world-class supply chain strategy, process improvements, and robust teams with strong capabilities.

He has more than 30 years of expertise driving positive and significant ROI in terms of Cash Flow, EBITDA improvements, and shareholder value. He brings with him an extraordinary track record of reducing costs. Dave is a decisive and energetic leader with proven experience leading global teams through restructures and supply chain transformations that mitigate risks and enhance profitability.

David has experience across areas such as Manufacturing, Automotive [OEM and after-market], Packaging, Chemical, and Food Industries. Throughout his career, David has reengineered strategic global change within Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, and Distribution. Dave partners with C-Suite, senior management, and frontline management; he brings to bear his wealth of knowledge, including a Masters in Finance, and a Bachelor Degree in Economics. He is fluent in English and German.

Emeric Fontan Tessaur

Partner & Executive Vice-President
Emeric Fontan Tessaur is an Executive Vice-President Operations with Magellan Consulting Group. Emeric is a business transformation and change management expert with a solid track-record in operational & financial improvements.

He has more than 20 years of international consulting experience across multiple sectors, such as Industrials, Natural Resources, Financial Services, FMCG, Oil & Gas, and Construction.

Over the span of his career, Emeric has worked with Accenture, PwC, Proudfoot and the Metsa Group. In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, he participated to the restructuration and closure of Lehman Brothers Europe.

Emeric works side by side with executives and mid-management to design and implement transformation programs across all levels of their organization [Operations, Supply Chain, Procurement, and Sales].

Emeric has a Master from KEDGE, Ecole de Commerce and a BA Hons from Middlesex University, London in European Management. He speaks fluently English, and French.