Ron brings global consulting, as well as international Corporate Citizenship experience gained at IBM, to the service of clients in the private and non-profit sectors. He has worked across most sectors and in multinational teams across most continents. Ron's Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Corporate Citizenship role has provided insights into national Corporate Responsibility (CR) issues across that region and to a lesser extent in other regions of the world.
Recent projects include working with UNICEF on improved engagement with the private sector. This included a global strategy and implementation roadmap and a deeper analysis for the continent of Africa. Ron has also assisted an international charitable foundation to develop and implement recommendations for peer-to-peer sharing of recipient-NGO expertise as well as the development of an online awards processing system.
At IBM his Corporate Citizenship responsibilities included: new programme assessment; programme management; and integration of CR into the wider business. Notable achievements included: successful internal CR education for IBM Country General Managers; and winning a Business in the Community International Award for a key IBM CR programme.
As a Partner in IBM Global Business Services Ron's client work included: working with leadership teams on the development of balanced business scorecards and the management change required to implement them; knowledge management – in which Ron co-led the development and roll-out across IBM of the first global methods; and learning – including the winning and initial delivery of a large-scale worldwide programme encompassing off-shore and on-shore material development.
Ron is fluent in French as well as English.