Prof. Robert DaviesRobert brings a unique range of skills and knowledge to the challenges of developing winning teams and organizations. With over 30 years experience enhancing the Strategic and Leadership skills of clients - from Silicon Valley start-ups to Global Multinationals - Robert is an expert in helping you, your team and your organization.
Robert is an excellent speaker who has conducted seminars, training, and consulting work in the areas of strategy, leadership, creativity, innovation, and change for the top management of international companies in more than 45 countries across Europe, North and South America, Africa, Japan and ASEAN.
Formerly a Professor of Strategy and International Business at London Business School. Robert has also been a Professor of Management and Organisation on the faculties of the Stern Graduate School of Business, New York University, the University of British Columbia and McGill University, in Canada.
Before joining the faculty of London Business School, he spent five years with Monitor Company (the strategy consulting firm co-founded by Michael Porter of the Harvard Business School) where he was in charge of their European Management Development practice. This unique practice involved working as a coach/mentor/facilitator with senior managers responsible for strategy formulation and implementation to help them enhance the competitive position - and hence profitability - of their businesses. While a Partner at Monitor Robert was also responsible for competitive strategy and operational improvement studies in a broad range of industries around the world.
Robert continues to remain active in academia and recently joined the Singapore Management University (SMU) as a visiting professor. He has received several outstanding teacher awards, and is well known as a lively and innovative speaker, lecturer and facilitator.
Besides that, he is an experienced Consultant and Educator who has worked with clients in a diverse range of industries - including aerospace, advertising, automotive, banking, insurance and financial services, computing, consulting, consumer electronics, engineering, oil and gas, publishing, pharmaceuticals, retailing, telecoms and tourism. His clients have ranged from large global companies such as BHPBilliton, Exxon Mobil, Roche, Siemans and Phillips, to SMEs and entrepreneurial start-ups.