Rob is a highly regarded and influential training consultant and coach with extensive experience and knowledge in leadership, crisis management, change management and negotiation skills. He is a former senior police officer who has travelled extensively throughout the world delivering strategic management related topics in the US (Boston & New York), Middle East (UAE, Dubai, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia), Africa (South Africa, Kenya and Ghana) and Eastern Europe (Ukraine).
He excels in the subjects of Performance Management, Change Management, Crisis & Risk Management, Managing Time and Stress, Presentation Skills, International Strategic Relations, Negotiation, Leadership, Counter Terrorism & Security, Coaching and Emotional Intelligence. Much of his experience has been gained through working alongside the United Kingdom’s Armed Services and gaining rapid promotions in policing where he served over a third of his career time as a Chief Superintendent. Since leaving policing (2014), he has worked with a large variety of companies, across various industries in the U.K., Rest of Europe, United States, Africa and The Middle East.
He first studied Marine Engineering where he qualified with Ordinary and Higher National Diplomas before moving on to his successful policing career where he attained an MBA (OU) and then a MA in International Studies (KCL). He is a graduate and life-long member of the Royal College of Defence Studies and a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI). He is also a qualified Level 7 Executive Leadership and Management Coach and is a qualified Emotional Intelligence practitioner. Rob is also a qualified International Toastmaster and regularly attends public speaking events and competitions.
He can operate at any level and is adept at engaging with all stakeholders. He has proven experience of working internationally for many government and commercial organisations and has a unique ability to engage and encourage those around him, using his high levels of energy, drive and enthusiasm. A specialist in emotional intelligence, Rob is a strong believer that everyone can improve their self-awareness and that in doing so, this will lead to improved engagement with those around them, leading to positive results in relationship building and the creation of improved value.
Rob’s clients (direct and associate) include:
Costa Coffee, The England Football Association, ACCA Global, Informa Tech, Kuwait Petroleum Company, Qatar Gas, Saudi Aramco, National Health Service, Ministry of Justice, Sopra Steria, KSA Senior Civil Service, Kenya National Police service, Ghana Narcotics Control Board, Adecco, Afreximbank, Civil Nuclear Constabulary, Imagile, Viridor, Hotelcare, Qatar National Police Service, Abu Dhabi National Police Service, Saudi Arabia, Special Emergency Services, Ukraine National Police Service, National Bank of Kuwait and KSA National Commercial Bank, Ashridge Security, Lyceum Theatre (London) and Bunzl Group
Masters Degree - Business Administration (MBA) Open University
Masters Degree - International Studies (Kings College London)
Level 7 ILM Certificate in Executive Coaching and Leadership Mentoring
Diploma in Management (Open University)
Certificate in Management (Open University)
PTLLS Level 3 teaching qualification
TAP Training Delivery Certificate
ORCE trained assessor
C&G Level 2 – Certificate for IT Users (ITQ)
NCFE Level 2 – Certificate in Equality and Diversity
EQ-i 2.0 & EQ360 (Emotional Intelligence) Practitioner
Most Recent and ongoing Training/Coaching Delivery:
Delivering various Leadership Modules for a global client with group HQs in London, Boston and New York. Subject delivered have included Advanced Communications, Managing Difficult Conversations, Developing High Performance Teams, Leadership Styles and Managing in a Matrix Organisation.
Delivering Chartered Management Institute Level 3/5 and Institute of Leadership and Management Levels 3 & 5 on behalf of other providers for the following clients: Adecco, HotelCare, Viridor, Civil Nuclear Constabulary and Bunzl Group
Delivering various Leadership Modules for a London based training provider whose clients are predominantly from The Middle East – subjects include: Project Management, Change Management, Negotiating, Crisis Management, Presentation Skills, Coaching & Mentoring, Leadership Communication, Business Strategy, Personal Effectiveness, HR Strategies & Risk Management
Delivering a 12 month training and coaching package for Bunzl Group’s new Managers with modules including: Emotional Intelligence (the self-aware leader), Performance Management, Collaborative working, Project Management, Leading Change, Influential Communication and Coaching conversations.