Specialisms

I have accumulated specialist knowledge and skills in the following areas:
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Higher Education

Strategy: developing strategy at a UK university; adapting current strategic thinking and planning models / process for the HEI environment and then supporting Pakistani leaders in adopting and implementing this; developing national strategy for Pakistan on knowledge exchange

Knowledge exchange: supporting universities working with communities, business, the public and government through practice, dialogue and policy. Facilitating links between UK and S Asian institutes.
Enterprise and entrepreneurialism development in a UK university supported by NCEE.

Researcher Development: understanding the professional development needs and challenges faced by research professionals globally; creation of resources and to support and meet these needs

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Training & Learning

Experiential methodologies: expertise in applying and developing experiential learning practice in a wide range of situations and sectors; plus the concomitant review and learning evaluation process (metrics)
I have developed a simple, unique methodology for communication training now being used in multiple courses around the world.

Professional development systems and resources: I’ve know how and experience in designing, developing and running trainer management systems using a remote hub and spokes model. These bespoke systems enabled sourcing, training and monitoring of trainer teams in several hubs around the world to ensure consistent quality and continuous evolution of the resources and products.
I’ve experience at creating thousands of hours of communication and other training resources.

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Cultural bridging

My academic interest has been understanding and exploiting cultural interfaces in the workplace; professionally this manifests as a solid grounding in managing cultural integration specifically between Western style and S Asian organisations and their peoples.