Dr Rob Wilson
Sydney

Combining a PhD from Oxford University with over 15 years of commercial success in senior leadership and advisory roles, Rob is a highly qualified and experienced coach with a passion for inspiring others.

 

Areas of Expertise

 

  • Leadership coaching & mentoring
  • Team facilitation & coaching
  • Leadership through change
  • Leadership of virtual teams
  • International integration
  • High potential development

 

Overview

 

Combining a PhD education from Oxford University with over 15 years of commercial success in senior leadership and advisory roles for top 10 healthcare organizations, Rob is a highly qualified and experienced coach with a passion for inspiring individuals, teams and organizations to achieve their performance objectives. Rob has a strong strategy and change management background having advised C-Suite healthcare clients for 5 years (including Sanofi, Novartis, Pfizer and AstraZeneca) followed by 10 years in senior leadership roles for Sanofi and Novartis. As a coach and mentor he draws on his international business experience and his extensive expertise in strategy and change management.

 

Business Background and Experience

 

Rob has an impressive corporate background having held leadership positions in the areas of commercial excellence, business development, sales and marketing, strategy and innovation in healthcare and professional services firms.  He has solid international experience having held leadership roles in Asia, Europe, Africa and the U.S. He has lead organizations through change, building successful teams along the way. His experience gives him a deep understanding of the current challenges faced by clients.

 

Approach

 

Rob is an energising person and is passionate about enabling change and creating superior performance bringing a pragmatic, solution focused approach tailored to the specific needs of the business and the individual. He leverages his extensive business, consulting, facilitation and coaching experience and uses an evidence-based whole of system approach. His personable style, curiosity, humour and energy make him a much sought after coach and facilitator.

 

Qualifications and Memberships

 

  • PhD Chemistry (University of Oxford)
  • MSc Coaching Psychology (University of Sydney)
  • MBA (Macquarie Graduate School of Management)
  • BSc Chemistry (Imperial College, London)
  • Professional Certified Coach (PCC) – International Coach Federation (ICF)

  • University of Sydney Coaching and Mentoring Alumni (USCMA)

 

Recent Client Engagements

 

  • Leadership Team " Workshop facilitation aligning the medium and long term strategy of as organization with the required cultural and competency components to support change
  • Senior Leader - Executive coaching to support a senior leader's international transition and integration including cultural assimilation and leadership team management
  • Divisional Leadership Team " Facilitation of workshops to align strategy of two recently merged divisions and post workshop outcomes achieved through coaching based on individual and team diagnostics