Human Resources Consulting Services

People are the most valuable asset of any company and organisational effectiveness lies in the degree of employee engagement and their understanding of the purpose of the business. Employees want to feel that they identify with a company’s purpose and the ethical stance of the business. Individuals want to be valued, fairly treated, developed, measured and rewarded based on set performance matrices.

Attracting, retaining and developing employees is vital to the continued growth and success of each business. This holds true whether, a business is in its infancy as an entrepreneurial start-up or an established multi-national company operating global. Human resource consulting services helps you unlock the potential of your human capital and we work with businesses, whether small or large, to maximise employee engagement. A fully engaged employee will have social responsibility to other employees and they will be client or customer focused to maintain quality services and stakeholder expectations.

Our main human resources consulting areas:

  • Succession planning – working to identify critical positions and mentor deputies
  • Diversity – have a diversity policy and actively provide access to females to senior
  • Middle management training – practical workshops
  • Senior management coaching –Provide guidance to senior management how to deal with the senior executives, the Board of Directors and their Committees.
  • Senior executive workshops – Provide practical advice and workshops to enhance transparency and how to gain the Board’s buy-in of their proposals and business plans.
  • Change management – Assist with the design, buy-in, implementation and embedding of transformational change initiatives.
  • Organisational design – Corporate structures that are fit for purpose and best suited to the business needs rather than being symmetrical or pretty organisation charts.
  • Board readiness training – working closely with senior executives who are soon to be or have recently been appointed to the Board of Directors.
  • Advisory services for chief executive officers and their office – to aid in due diligence and how to analyse management proposals, business plans and presentations to the Board of Directors or their Committees.

Having worked with myriad businesses across different industries and in various geographical locations, we know that there isn’t ‘a one size fits all’. It’s always an advantage to work with a consultant who has an arsenal of tried and tested human resource management strategies. When it comes to HR related projects we are passionate about corporate culture, people and change. Are you thinking of hiring a consultant to look at the organisational design, operational manual or functional reporting model? Our team can work with your in-house HR team as their strategic partner and provide fresh perspectives and act as a confidential sounding board.

Tania Anis - I've had the pleasure to see Robert in action on several events. His sessions are nothing short of being engaging and informative .It is always humbling to see a man with such expertise, willingly divulge his knowledge so thoroughly. Always a pleasure attending your sessions Robert. Thank you for your contributions to our successful events.

Jareen Kaur, Conference Producer-Large Scale Events, Functional at Marcus Evans Group

Robert enhanced the quality of my 5th Annual Directors’ Duties: Corporate & Family Boards conference in Dubai this year with his passion and dedication as a Speaker. He played a key role in my conference success with his excellent facilitation of the panel discussion on ‘Safeguarding Your Directorship Accountability Vs Personal Liabilities’.   Read More..

Irfan Butt, Tax Director – PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Great service on projects with full understanding of the complex subject matters without losing sight of the bigger picture and what the clients intended to achieve. No hesitation in recommending and appointing him again on projects with excellent and timely delivery of projects within the agreed timetable. Read More

Anke Plock-Girmann, Director at PwC ‘Jordan’, ACE

Robert was instrumental in forming the regional translators into a centralised virtual translation team and the use of software to capture know-how to improve efficiency and quality by creating a company brand of Arabic translation. During our work Robert advised on operational matters in the new department and served in a governance role.

Amanda Line, Partner at PwC

Robert has a deep knowledge of governance and compliance issues and is an expert in all company secretarial matters. He has great communications skills and made a significant contribution to our Corporate Governance and Board Readiness training initiatives.

Steven Barlow (Chief Officer Risk, Internal Audit, Governance)

Robert is a consummate corporate governance professional who provides highly effective company secretarial and advisory services to the Board. He drives discipline and rigor into processes which significantly strengthen the maturity of the Board’s activities and decision making.He successfully works with the Board members and the Group’s senior management to ensure strategic alignment and the implementation of best practice.

Sangeetha Kaur Nair (Senior Conference Producer at Marcus Evans)

I have worked closely with Robert on several events and it has always been a great pleasure. He was a remarkable chairperson at the recent 9th Annual Board Secretary Conference in Dubai, as he took charge and was excellent with engaging the delegates throughout the session. Robert’s knowledge on corporate governance is just excellent and he has a very positive attitude toward always willing to share and learn for future improvement… Thank you Robert for being a great leader and someone so easy to work with.

Farhana Majid, Director, Financial Services Transformation

Robert and I worked very closely on two high profile reviews for a sovereign wealth fund and a diversified investment company in the Middle East region.

He quickly built rapport with the client as the Legal subject matter expert on both the projects and engaged in thought provoking discussions around best in class corporate governance, compliance frameworks, legal department’s strategic remit as enablers for the business to move forward and policies and procedures review. Read More

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