RSM Australia
Biography

Robert is industry recognised as an expert in human behaviour and has been called upon by government, public firms, private firms and NGOs to assist with executive coaching, staff performance, team development, crisis management, business process design and change management.

The organisations Robert works with achieve extraordinary growth by focussing both on the excellence of their key people and the careful design of their supporting business systems.

He is now studying his Ph.D. in neuroscience through RMIT, focussing on the treatment of trauma.

Solutions

Robert has consulted, coached and managed teams to undertake:

  • Business process re-engineering
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Succession planning and career path management
  • Corporate resilience and work-life balance program implementation
  • Change management, including board facilitation
  • Internal and external audit
  • Tax negotiations and debtors settlements
  • Risk management & compliance
  • Quality assurance

SigniFIcant projects

Robert’s most recent projects include:

  • Developing and implementing the Trauma Coaching program adopted by the Soldier Recovery Centres within Army to assist recovery from PTSD.
  • Developing a resilience building and work-life balance program for NSW Police Force.
  • Consulting a large, diverse, family held Australian company develop a succession plan, CEO replacement and divestment of a corporate division that no longer aligned with strategic intent.
  • Consulting the C-suite and management of the apartments division of a large, iconic development company through rightsizing and restructure. 

Associations

  • Member of the Australian Institute of Management Consultants (IMC)
  • Certified Business Facilitator (UTV)
  • Board Member of the International Coach Federation Australasia (ICFA)
  • Certified  Action Learning Coach (WIAL)

Qualifications

  • Research Fellow, Neurocoaching Institute
  • Doctor of Theology
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Management Sciences (Accounting & Computing)
Publications

Behavioural Insights - An introduction to 'Nudge' theory

6 October 2016
Have you ever looked up as you entered your local supermarket? There’s a whole host of banners and posters up there. Have you wondered why the local bakery at 11am smells like pies instead of baked bread, like it did when you got your coffee at 8am that morning? There are a lot of things like that, sitting in the background of our daily lives. Th...

10 things politicians teach us about impression management

20 May 2016
What comes to mind when you think of Donald Trump or Hilary Clinton? I’ll wager the images which come to mind are very different from Malcolm Turnbull or Bill Shorten. Both Trump and Turnbull are independently wealthy, that’s for sure but would a man like Trump ever be taken seriously in our political landscape? I’m not sure he would. Hilary ...

Instinctive leadership - how to improve your management style

3 March 2016
Have you ever wondered who you are, where you get your sense of self from? The answer is your unconscious self, and it may surprise you to learn that we’re largely unconscious beings. That all runs well most of the time, and is especially helpful when high speed physical responses are needed. But things go wrong when our conscious mind starts to ...

Stress and Resilience – Change Management in Organisations

22 January 2016
Summer in Australia has just passed, with the New Year being celebrated under our blazing sun. How do you usually experience this time of the year? Some people find it relaxing and wonderful, whilst others have the most stressful time of their lives. These are very different reactions to the same season. Change, whilst normal, brings stress. Think ...