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Our Team

E&W is a group of senior professionals based in San Francisco and Silicon Valley who help companies build their capabilities through organizational effectiveness and change management consulting. We have each worked with companies from a wide range of industries in the US and internationally for twenty years or more and bring to the practice a powerful combination of:

As a network of affiliated professionals, E&W not only provides you with a complete range of organizational effectiveness consulting services, we also offer a cost-effective solution by eliminating the overhead involved in larger consulting firms and by enabling you to deploy just the services you need to achieve your goals.


Anna Ewins, Ph.D

Anna Ewins is co-founder of Ewins & Winby. For the past twenty-five years she has led the design and implementation of strategic organizational change and transformation initiatives and served as a leadership coach in companies across a wide range of industries. Her clients have included Blue Shield of California, British Petroleum, Chevron, Consulting Psychologists Press, HealthNet, Hewlett Foundation, Hewlett Packard, Medtronic, Novartis, Sun Microsystems, Stanford University and University of California Office of the President.

Prior to establishing her consulting practice Anna Ewins Company in 1988, she held several internal organizational and management development positions in the UK and US. She has served as an executive in Ernst & Young's healthcare practice and as a partner with Global Accelerator, an international consulting and investment firm supporting high technology start-ups. In 2005 she joined forces with Mary Winby to form Ewins & Winby.

Anna began her career as a research scientist in microbial genetics at the Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine in London. Turning her focus to human development, she joined the Polytechnic of Central London as a career counselor, and then went on to The City University, London, when she began her management consulting practice. Career opportunities brought her to the Bay Area in 1982, where she has now established her home.

Anna currently teaches on UC Berkeley's Extension Leadership & Management Certificate Program and on their Corporate & Professional program, offering an Intensive in Change Management. She has been an adjunct professor with JFK University and Alliant University for Masters and PhD courses on organizational behavior, culture change and transformation and served as faculty for professional development courses such as Stanford University's Continuing Education program. Anna has also been an editor for two professional journals and is a published author in the fields of organizational psychology and microbial genetics.

Anna's formal education includes a Ph.D. in Psychology (organizational focus) from Saybrook Institute, a Post Graduate Diploma in Career Counseling from Kent College, an M.Phil. in Microbial Genetics from London University, and a B.Sc. in Life Sciences from Aberdeen University. She is a Board Certified Coach, Center for Credentialing & Education.

Mary Morison Winby, Ph.D

Since joining Ewins & Winby, Mary has served as the Change Lead for large scale system integrations, merger/acquisitions, and strategic initiatives. Mary leverages her training in OD, change management, communication and project management to address complex organizational challenges. Her emphasis is on ensuring that the implementation and integration of the social system is on track and aligned with the strategic direction of the organization. Her most recent clients include CSR Technology, Electronic Arts, Cisco Systems and Hewlett Packard.

Prior to joining forces with Anna Ewins in 2005, Mary worked at Hewlett Packard as an OD/change management consultant, executive coach, and instructional designer helping different functions and organizations tackle critical business issues. She was the Change/Communication Lead for the globalization and transformation of the Sales Organization moving it to a more customer-focused structure. She worked with HP's Professional Services organization to improve operational excellence through an organizational redesign of the consulting deployment process from a centralized to a regional structure. For HR, she contributed to the development and delivery of competency models for strategic roles throughout the organization's business units. She served as an executive coach for several years to ensure key leadership competencies were developed and reinforced. For IT, Mary helped redesign a key IT Lab from a product-centric to a more customer–centric organization. For each engagement, Mary designed the change strategy and plans in collaboration with management teams, leveraged different methodologies to fit organization needs, enrolled executives as sponsors, managed implementation, and measured impact.

Before joining Hewlett Packard, Mary was Associate Director of several federally-funded research programs at Stanford University, which resulted in policy recommendations at the State level, and articles for refereed journals. She has worked at the Stanford Graduate School of Business with MBA students developing their interpersonal and leadership skills in one of the most popular elective courses and as a facilitator supporting a program called Women in Management.

She currently teaches at the UC Berkeley Extension Program a course on managing change and transitions in the workplace.

Mary received her Masters and Ph.D. in Education from Stanford University, and a Masters in Organization Development from Pepperdine University. She was full time faculty at San Jose State University, where she taught graduate courses and supervised Masters research-projects. She was adjunct faculty at the University of San Francisco teaching organization behavior and organization development graduate courses.