The Gap Partnership was born 20 years ago and since then it has grown to become the world’s leading and most trusted negotiation consultancy. We deliver negotiation capability solutions and consulting in over 50 countries worldwide to over 500 global organisations. Operating across Europe, Asia, Australia, the Americas and South Africa, every member of our team is an employee, every one of them highly trained and actively involved in commercial negotiations. Our teams are passionate about negotiation and committed to providing our clients with the best negotiation solutions in the world.
When I established The Gap Partnership I did so with a set of values. These values underpinned our business, informed our purpose, passion and cohesion. Today, they remain as much part of our DNA as they did then. We continue to strive to BE THE BEST, we set the bar high. At The Gap Partnership there is no room for complacency or excuses. We constantly INNOVATE, to develop new value adding solutions that enable our clients to achieve their goals wherever they are operating from worldwide. Our people are PASSIONATE about negotiation and working with our clients. We work as ONE TEAM irrespective of role, office or region.
Underpinning these values is TRUST – the dependency for every relationship we have. It comes from transparency, confidentiality, consistency, integrity and always doing what we say we will do. It is something that must be earned. Without it we have no relationship, no clients and no business. It is fundamental to our existence.
As we have scaled our business we have cemented these values in a number of ways, through our culture, policies, processes and working practices. To add to this, we have committed to the principles of Consulting Excellence as defined by the Management Consultancies Association.
Steve Gates Executive Chairman & Founder