Iconoclast was founded in 2000 by Peter Talbot and Paul Hough to provide Commercial Management, Project Management, Bid Strategy and Business Strategy advice across the UK and European Defence and Security sectors.  The founders have over sixty years’ experience in the UK and European Defence and Security sectors.

Since its foundation Iconoclast has been fully engaged on a number of significant and complex projects.  These projects have included providing leadership and strategic direction for major bids, mergers and acquisition as well as the development and implementation of investment and l innovation frameworks.


"We cannot solve today’s problems with the level of thinking that created them"

After 17 years of successful engagements, Peter and Paul took the strategic decision for Iconoclast to shift from being a full time commitment into a more advisory or non-executive role.  Since that decision Iconoclast has been engaged in a variety of activities including:

  • Review and Risk Assessment of major infrastructure programmes on behalf of the Cabinet Office.

  • Providing Merger and Acquisition advice 

  • Advisor panel for the House of Commons Defence Select Committee.

  • Interim supply chain management role in the cyber security domain.

  • Participating in a Local restorative justice panel

Iconoclast has a wealth of experience in;

  • Defence – UK and Europe

  • Project based businesses

  • Dealing with UK government departments.

  • Security - UK

  • Business to Business environments.

Please contact us to discuss how we may make a positive contribution to your business

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Peter Talbot

Mobile: 07946 499325

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Paul Hough

Mobile: 07946 499326.

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