Employment & Major Assignments

2017 - presentOxfordshire Adult LearningTutor - Photography
2015 - presentUniv of OxfordTutor - Psychology & Counselling (designing and delivering all outward facing coaching programmes - Introductory, Advanced, and Group)
2013 - presentThe Oxfordshire Business and Enterprise School (TOBES)Lecturer - corporate and open programmes in Leadership, Management, Business Studies, Human Resources and Research Methods (L5 to L7)
2010 - presentGCAP/Univ of OxfordAssociate Faculty and Theme Lead – Leadership and Politics – The Adaptation Academy
An internationally renowned summer school for climate adaptation advisers and policy makers
2003 - presentSelf employedLeadership & organisation development coach; Confidant; and Charity Chair
2006 - 2009QinetiQ plcWorkplace Chaplain / Chaplaincy Coordinator
Senior Management leadership coaching and business mentoring; personal development programme-design and facilitation; staff engagement & ethics
1999 - 2003Insight PartnershipFounder / Director
Leadership and organisation development consultancy;all aspects of business growth and management; portfolio of personal corporate coaching clients
2000 - 2001Sodexho UK plcGroup HR Director (interim)
Providing leadership for the HR function; leadership development of the senior management team; design and implementation of a culture change programme aimed at growth through innovation. Ultimately responsible for 54000 staff throughout the UK.
1996 - 2003The 2020 Vision Project
Research Director (interim) & Non-Executive Director
A not-for-profit business think-tank investigating competitiveness issues in 2020; sponsored by the IQA and No 10 policy unit; responsible for overseeing research and communication activities
1997-1999Corporate Psychologists International (CPI)Director / General Manager
Leading firm of occupational psychologists; Leadership and organisation development consultancy; all aspects of business growth and management; portfolio of personal corporate OD clients
1995-1997Salamis (Maersk)Change Manager (Interim)
Devised and implemented a major culture change initiative providing multi-skilling pathways for all offshore trades, organising teams to self-manage with massive safety improvements and simultaneous cost-reductions
1994-1995PE InternationalDirector of Strategic HR Consulting
Organisation development consultancy;all aspects of business growth and management; established major OD input to many clients (incl a significant leadership role in the introduction of the HMRC self-assessment project; additional portfolio of personal corporate coaching clients
1991-1994TacticsPartner
Established a small strategy consultancy with a team of four partners; one of very few listed by the DTI for three of four Enterprise Initiative programmes - Strategy, Marketing and Quality.
1989-1991MRA InternationalBusiness Development Director
OD consultancy delivering 'Excellence' oriented programmes under the Tom Peters' umbrella to UK, European and Gulf companies. Responsible for coordination of all business development, UK and Gulf client management, delivery to a wide range of client companies.
1987-1989Coopers & LybrandConsultant
Member of small team creating an OD practice within the consultancy division. Many leading edge company programmes, incl major interventions at BNFL.
1985-1987ExxonScientist
Member of a team responsible for vetting major expenditure requests; led in employee engagement and leadership behaviour feedback; supported implementation of personal computing and provided statistical support to technology programmes.
1983-1985Middlesex Hospital Medical SchoolPost-Doctoral Research Assistant
Range of behavioural science projects; teaching pre-clinical students; facilitating experiential learning sets.