Robert serves as a Consultant with Elevate. His area of focus is on helping organizations attract, retain, and increase the productivity of their human resources. Robert’s expertise is in the area of assisting managers and non-supervisory employees in developing essential leadership and coaching skills, helping organizations achieve business objectives by developing a culture that supports and encourages bottom line-oriented innovation initiatives, and coaching managers at all levels to strengthen their skills for peak performance.
Robert’s 15-year managerial career was characterized by significant business accomplishments at blue chip companies such as Johnson & Johnson. This valuable experience serves as the foundation of his consulting practice that has helped develop management teams on 5 continents for organizations such as the Cirque du Soleil, IMS Health, FTI, Xstrata Nickel, ICAO, Hypertec, Phi Group, Hitek Logistic, Fednav, Jam Industries, and others. An esteemed career achievement includes designing and facilitating the original global leadership training program for the renowned Cirque du Soleil.
Robert has written manuals on leadership, neuroleadership, coaching, and thinking skills. His training and consulting practice has resulted in helping management teams accomplish their strategic objectives in the entertainment, high technology, information services, pharmaceutical, consumer packaged goods, retail, non-profit, and mining industries. He graduated with honors with an M.B.A. at the University of Toronto, with great distinction with a B. Comm. at McGill University, and is a distinguished lecturer at the renowned Niagara Institute.
He is recognized as a pioneer in applying fundamental principles of neuroscience to management and leadership and has a Certificate in the Foundations of Neuroleadership, which applies emerging knowledge of the brain to business. He has recently developed ground-breaking programs in leadership, coaching, team-building and innovation that incorporate emerging knowledge of the brain to awaken more of the brain’s resources to enable people to expand perspectives, talk more authentically and create rare moments of insight – with remarkable results.