Corporate Communications Trainer / Facilitator – Numerous Companies

Worked across a range of industries; has included skills-practice, behavioural training, presentational skills and development of interactive courses for a range of blue chip companies across the UK, Europe, USA and Australia. He has worked with Board Level, Directors, Senior Management, Human Resources, Customer-facing & Sales Staff, Health & Safety Managers and On/Offshore Oil & Gas teams.  Companies include A&O, Alliance Trust, Boehringer Ingelheim, Burness Paull, EY (UK/EU/UAE), City & GuildsGowling, Hargreaves LansdownHay Group, Herbert Smith Freehills, Hogan LovellsHM Coastguard, Husqvarna (EU), Hydroscand (EU), KPMG (UK/EU), JanssenLilly PharmaceuticalsLinklaters, Menzies, MTCnovo, NovartisPinsent Masons, PWC (UK/EU/US), RBS, Reed Smith (EU/US), RSM AuditSegen, Simmons & Simmons, Stephenson Harwood.

2007–10 Development Director: Acting Up. Clients included Shell, AGR Group, BP, Petrofac, Wood Group, National Grid, Babcock, Cadbury, Diageo, Ministry of Defence, Olympics 2012 • Expanded business from UK-based Oil & Gas industry to supply across the globe: Australia, Far East, Europe, UAE and USA; co-ordinated new multi-lingual training (English, Spanish, French, Russian, Polish, Arabic). Finalist: 2009 Arts & Business Awards for development of experiential learning modules with Talisman Energy.

2006 Brand and CommunicationsConsultant: ICA (Insurance Corporation of Afghanistan). Developed and implemented new brand identity, brochureware and website for Afghanistan’s first privately owned, multi-line insurance company.

2001–05 Joint Managing Director - Business Development, Creative: life WORLD (Financial Services and Lifestyle Portal)

Founded company to adapt and provide Financial Services products to identified customer demographic. Conceived overall company strategy and created strategic JV relationship with QSoft Consulting; negotiated third-party supplier contracts; executed brand communication and marketing across life WORLD group brands: Finance, Travel, Forces, Freetime, Medicare • Produced Marketing & Branding Reports after focus group research, planning implementation and market compatibility of FS products incl. ‘white-label’ credit card, home/personal loans, multi-line insurances. life FINANCE supplied first non-discriminatory travel assurance; launched unique credit card offering a range of retention incentives combined with customer-controlled interest/cashback facilities.