Bob is a senior international HR professional with extensive experience in International Human Resources Leadership and Organizational Development. Bob has lived in the UK, USA, Switzerland and Germany and worked on HR and organizational change and capability projects across the world.
Bob is President of the World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA). He is also Chair of CIPD Enterprises Ltd Board (The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) in the UK and is a Chartered Companion of the CIPD. He is past President of the European Association of People Management (EAPM) and is currently Secretary General of EAPM.
He has strong practitioner – academic links and edited and co – authored a book on International HRM, ‘The Global HR Manager’ with Professor Pat Joynt. He is a founder and board member of the International Journal of International HRD, Practice Policy and Research. He is past Vice Chair of the Governing Council of Bristol University and was chair of the University’s HR and HSE Committee.