Course Directors

We work with a large number of associates who deliver courses for our clients. All share an enthusiasm for inspiring the next generation of professionals, and each brings a unique set of qualifications and experience to their particular specialism. The list below illustrates the background on some of our other course directors: please contact us for further information on their availability for in-house programmes.


Our instructors have over 30 years international business experience in various sectors, including Energy, Telecoms, & Manufacturing and front line operations through to corporate roles in managing business transformation. Talent development has always played a major role for them: responsibilities included running graduate entry schemes, leading the HR function and heading various L & D teams at international companies. They are familiar with the leadership challenges that come with multi-cultural, multi-national and multi-functional organisations. Their training styles are highly interactive and engaging, drawing on participants’ own experiences to share best practice and bring theory to life with story-telling and case studies, filled with a contagious energy and enthusiasm that engages and inspires delegates.

Supervisory Skills Workshop

Our instructor is an Organisational Development, Talent Management and Training Consultant and Trainer with 30+ years international experience at a senior strategic, middle management and operational level. He infuses TQM (Total Quality Management) thinking and practice into 30+ years of experience in over 25 countries, including Central Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. He is also a Certified Executive Career Coach and a UK certified Master Trainer.

Procurement and Supply Management

Managing Director of a consultancy focused on excellence in Procurement and Supply Chain Management. He has worked for clients all over the world across various sectors – oil & gas, nuclear, manufacturing, construction, utilities, alternative energy, chemicals, transportation, banking, and professional services. His training style is highly interactive, ensuring that participants apply the techniques they learn to their work. Before establishing his consultancy in 2011, he was Head of Procurement of one of the world’s leading IOC’s. He has an MBA and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply for which he is also an approved assessor of corporate certification services.

Managing Risk in Major Projects

Our instructors have worked as consultants and company executives specialising in incorporating external scenario analysis into corporate planning, strategy and investment evaluation. They have extensive experience in assessing political, fiscal, security, legal/regulatory, economic and operational risk and in the financial evaluation of single investment projects and company portfolios. Their clients are global players in energy, mining, power generation, mobile telecom,  and projects have included multi-billion ventures in Brazil, Venezuela, West Africa, Asia and the UK.

CSR and Holistic Risk Management in Infrastructure Projects

A specialist risk consultant with a military background, now focused on the nexus of business, security and human rights. His work has included overseeing security and community relationships of a multi-country pipeline project, security and community arrangements for infrastructure projects in high risk locations as well as working on fraud cases, IT and office security in travel and finance. He has worked all over Europe, Asia the Middle East and Africa.

Digital Transformation in the Energy Sector

Our instructors have long experience in energy sector IT roles, as Chief Information Officer, who oversaw the entire company’s information technology and computer systems and as an experienced Implementation Manager who has introduced new programs and systems at a major infrastructure and utilities company.

International Energy Contracts

Our instructors are counted among of the world’s leading oil and gas lawyers by the International Who’s Who of Energy Lawyers and numerous other publications. They bring over 30 years’ experience in energy law, covering multiple jurisdictions, to this Contracts course.


Our instructors have 30+ years of experience in the refining and retail business, including at a leading IOC lecturing at their Global Training Center and working in board level strategy, sales and operations management, team leadership and business expansion. Proven track record in leading large transformation and new market entry projects. Experience of working in over 125 countries around the globe and in the past 10 years with specific focus on Africa, Asia and the Middle East.



Vice President and responsible for training at a leading sector consultancy. A Chemical Engineer with an MBA from London Business School. He has 27 years of experience in the petrochemical industry working in North America, Europe and the Middle East. As an instructor he brings a combination of broad knowledge of the global petrochemical industry and his own experience in strategy, marketing and sales. He is a lively presenter and a regular speaker at petrochemical industry forums and conferences.