Rob is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and management consultant with 20 years’ consulting experience in both public and private sectors. He has a solid track record of setting up and growing successful business consultancies.
Specialising in culture and behaviour change, training, coaching, leadership development and assessment, Rob has extensive experience of consulting to world class FTSE 100 companies , public sector organisations and social enterprises. He has also worked abroad, most recently in senior leadership development within the UAE.
Rob’s main area of expertise is in applying contextual behavioural science to the workplace. He has worked with a host of blue-chip clients from 3M, BP, PWC, Bain & Co, Mars, Royal Bank of Canada, Schroders, Allen & Overy and Linklaters, as well as with elite sporting teams.
Rob has just led the world’s largest randomised control trial of ACT-based resilience training in the workplace.
Prior to becoming a psychologist, Rob was a management consultant with two world-class consultancies, where he worked on large-scale organisational development and change projects.
He was part of the team which established Serco Consulting, now a leading UK management consultancy. At PA Consulting, he was part of the team which won a Management Consultancy Award for Best Strategy and Business Transformation project.
Rob is currently involved in building three businesses:
- The Career Psychologist. This coaching business offers help to those who are stuck in terms of career direction. Through a combination of applied psychology, decision sciences, psychometric tests and 1 to 1 sessions, The Career Psychologist helps get people unstuck and moving through their career change with purpose.
- Cognacity. Rob is a Director at this fast growing performance consultancy, where his main areas of focus are in culture and behaviour change, employee engagement and resilience.
- Working with ACT. Working with ACT is pioneering the use of Acceptance and Commitment Training (ACT) in the workplace. ACT is an evidence-based intervention which has been shown to build resilience, performance and wellbeing in the workplace. Along with Rachel Collis, we offer training courses and consultancy which use the latest in applied behavioural science to solve common business problems and build sustainable performance.
He is a keen but deteriorating sportsman, and once appeared on Channel 4’s Faking It, where he taught a dog to dance in a field.
For more information, here’s Rob’s LinkedIn profile.