Chris Roebuck is an expert on delivering success not just leadership. He shows individual leaders and organisations how performance can be quickly increased to add value, serve customers better, build brand and boost bottom line by 10% + at no cost using knowledge they already have.
To achieve this Chris has unique experience built up over 35 years during which he has been a successful :
- Corporate leader : Developing leaders and leadership in major global organisations and SMEs to enable both personal and organisational success. Eg His work in UBS as Global Head of Talent & Leadership is part of a Harvard Case Study.
- Governmental leader : Working in Government and public sectors on major change and leadership projects from UK National Health Service and local Government to London Underground PFI partnership.
- Thought leader : being regularly on the list of HR Most Influential Thinkers and Visiting Professor of Transformational Leadership at Cass Business School in London researching what delivers success.
- Military leader : Serving as a military officer leading and inspiring people in challenging environments via a “serve to lead” ethos.
- Executive coach and mentor : helping senior executives be more successful across as range of different sectors.
This unique experience has enabled Chris to develop an innovative, entrepreneurial and highly effective new approach for leaders and organisations to achieve their full potential and deliver bottom line success: I CARE Leadership. Chris shows how simple, practical day to day actions can be taken to quickly deliver real improvements at all levels; individual, team and organisation. As an example, one organisation who implemented I CARE Leadership increased the number of staff happy to recommend it as “a great place to work” to friends or family in 2 years from 40% to 82%, and increased revenue by 40%.
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Chris Roebuck is an economist so fully understands the financial success that can be delivered via inspiring leaders. He has a great breadth of experience across function, sector, culture and geography, from having held senior roles in UBS, HSBC, KPMG & London Underground to advising legal firms and construction, from the UK National Health Service of 1.4m staff and UK Government to the Red Cross in Myanmar, from Investment banks in London to Middle East Telecoms, from the Chinese Space Programme to retail in USA. From Project Managers to HR Directors, from Risk & Legal Officers to Finance Directors, from Beijing, New York, Dubai, Rome, Singapore, Athens, Stockholm, Zurich, Kuala Lumpur, Calcutta, Oman to Hong Kong.
When Global Head of Leadership at UBS, 70,000 staff & 100 countries, his team helped the bank transform organisational performance to increase profitability by 235% and market capitalisation by over 50% and win many awards.
Chris has been quoted as a leadership expert globally in the Harvard Business Review China, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Le Monde, New York Times, Business Week, Time Magazine, Washington Post, Times of India, Straits & Gulf Times and many other titles. He has done over 350 TV interviews on leadership and business issues on BBC channels, Sky, Bloomberg, Al Zazeera, ITV, CNBC & CNN.
Chris has been recognised as one of the Most Influential HR Thinkers every year since 2011 by the HR profession and invited to be a Companion of the Chartered Institute of Management in recognition of this development of leaders and leadership around the world. Chris has been a member and fellow of CIPD for over 20 years.
Chris Roebuck has authored numerous books. In 2014 Chris released his most recent book, Lead to Succeed. Lead to Succeed goes beyond current leadership thinking: too often this is focused on narrow objectives, such as only maximising profits, which obstructs long-term success. “Great leadership is about making a difference and transforming lives for the better – not just grabbing the money and running.” Lead to Succeed is about the quintessence of good leadership today and in the future. Through its novel approach, it enables leaders to inspire their people and organisations to operate at full potential. It is a unique, simple and engaging guide, and is a must read for anyone interested in becoming a successful leader.
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