Welcome to the team...


We start 2021 by welcoming Ann Pickering, former O2 CHRO and Chief of Staff, to the IG family. She brings a wealth of Board level experience and industry recognition for her great work, including being voted the UK’s Most Influential HR Director in 2018.



“Ann is hugely experienced at Board level, great to work with and full of ideas and energy. We have worked successfully with Ann as a client and we are delighted she has chosen to continue that relationship as part of the IG team. We looking forward to working together as she steps into her role as Strategic Advisor..”

Dan Vacassin, IG Founder.

“I am very pleased to be joining IG in the capacity of Strategic Advisor as we have worked really well together in my previous role. I’m looking forward to bringing my depth of experience to the team and help the business grow.”

Ann Pickering.

Ann’s Strategic Advisor role will support IG in three key areas; to help build and deepen client relationships and develop and mentor members of the IG team as we continue to grow the capability of our group. She will also be involved in the delivery of consulting interventions.


Ann’s extensive experience in senior commercial roles across multiple sectors earned her a place on the HERoes global top 50 Women Role Model list in 2019. She is a visiting professor of HRM and Employability at Sheffield University Management School and also chairs the Management School’s Advisory Board.


Please contact Ann, Dan or and member of the IG team at info@indigogold.com, if you think we can help you as you develop your senior leadership capacity or the efficacy of your most senior teams.

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