Saïd Business School
Executive Education Centre
University of Oxford
A respected leadership development coach, Roger works with established leaders to maximise their performance in current roles and prepare for their next step up. He also works with emerging leaders on leadership development programmes.
At Saïd Business School, Roger has acted as programme director, group facilitator, coach or tutor for both open and custom programmes, including the High Performance Leadership Programme, the Oxford Advanced Management and Leadership Programme, and programmes for clients including Linde, BAE Systems, Pinsent Masons, DAC Beachcroft and the Abu Dhabi government.
As an Associate of Penna Boardroom and Executive Consulting, he has worked with many coaching and consulting clients. While a Partner in PwC he also taught a number of advanced behavioural change management programmes for consultants and clients across northern Europe.
Roger has worked for more than 25 years as an advisor to leaders dealing with change. As a partner in three of the world’s leading consulting firms – Coopers & Lybrand, PwC and IBM – he has advised clients on the design and implementation of organisational and behavioural change programmes. Since 2005 he has worked as a coach, facilitator and tutor for individual leaders and small leadership teams with a particular interest in emerging and established leaders.
He works in many sectors but is particularly valued for his work in the professional services sector where he has coached a number of UK managing partners and practice area leads. He also has considerable experience of dealing with leaders in multicultural contexts, recently including individuals working in Russia, Scandinavia, Japan and Abu Dhabi. Recent Coaching clients include executives at Exxon, McDonalds, Sony, Barclays, Crown Prosecution Service, Hermes, TfL, KPMG, Eversheds, Abu Dhabi Government, Société Générale and Orange.
Roger’s research focuses on the ‘path to the top’ in professional services firms.
Roger has an MA in Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford. He was awarded a Diploma with Distinction in Coaching and Mentoring by the Oxford School of Coaching and Mentoring and gained advanced qualifications with the US-based behavioural change specialist, ODR. He is qualified to use a number of psychometrics including MBTI Step I, Eqi, ie/te, NEO. He is completing his BPS Level A and B in early 2011 and is accredited by the Association for Coaching.