Professor Chris Roebuck has an innovative and highly effective approach to leadership in both private and public sectors. Chris is experienced as a mentor, training and developing executives by putting in place mentoring programmes in leading global organisations to world class standards.
Every day we go to work it’s in the hope that everything runs perfectly. Events blow us off track or distract us creating challenges we need to beat. To beat these challenges Chris delivers inspiring and interactive keynotes, both remote and face to face, Chris provides insights which enable audiences to realise and then unleash their own hidden potential to start to make a difference and succeed as soon as they leave the room. All powered by ‘Explosive Energy’. Chris delivers inspiring and interactive keynotes. His keynotes inform, engage, challenge, build insight and inspire audiences to take real and immediate actions which then inspire others and are financially rewarding for their organisations.
Chris has unique experience built up over 35 years during which he has been a successful corporate leader. His work in UBS as Global Head of Talent & Leadership is part of a Harvard Case Study. A 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. Chris is a 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. He is also an executive coach and mentor, helping senior executives be more successful across a range of different sectors.
His first book on leadership published in 2000 took this approach and was translated into 11 languages as a result. 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%, market capitalisation by 50% and win awards. This is now a Harvard Case Study.
Chris Roebuck is an economist and therefore fully understands the financial success that can be delivered via inspiring leaders. He has 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.