Mansfield Buchanan: Better business results through insight-driven teamwork

Who we are

Our Directors

Annalise Cowley is the founding Director of Mansfield Buchanan. Having been an integral member of the Mansfield Buchanan team from the outset, Vanessa Girvan was appointed a Director in 2011.


Annalise and Vanessa take great pride in Mansfield Buchanan and the success that is a hallmark of our early years as a business. Our aspirations for growth are high but so too is our commitment to ensuring that all those who we work with achieve their own aspirations.

Annalise CowleyAnnalise Cowley | ac@mansfieldbuchanan.co.uk

From setting up a European Centre for Service Excellence for a US-based engineering Corporation to salvaging a struggling SME in the UK, Annalise’s diverse early experiences in operational management and business leadership paved the way for her career in consultancy.

Having worked initially as a freelance consultant in the City of London, she spent 3 years as a Principal Consultant for a Healthcare consultancy before setting Mansfield Buchanan up in 2004. Annalise’s passion and skill continues to spearhead our growth and inspire the consistently excellent client feedback that underpins our success.

Vanessa GirvanVanessa Girvan | vg@mansfieldbuchanan.co.uk

Vanessa’s career in Financial Accounting started in accounts practice, where she specialised in providing taxation advice for both the personal and business needs of her clients. Following a move into industry, she broadened her experience by applying her financial expertise to business management.

Vanessa has been involved with the growth of Mansfield Buchanan from the start in 2004. Her astute management of our financial and Company Secretarial matters enables the rest of the team to work to their strengths.