Organisational Development Professional
Francis is an experienced strategy and organisation development (OD) professional. He has led the European Leadership Consulting Practice and the European Corporate Restructuring & Change Practice for a global consulting firm.
Dealing regularly with business restructuring and corporate transformation, he has deep expertise in strategy setting, organisation design, leadership effectiveness and culture change.
Francis has held positions within both the banking and manufacturing sectors, living and working in Belgium, Sweden and France. Since 1996 he has consulted in North America, the Middle East, S.E. Asia and Europe operating at Board and top team levels.
He has worked with a range of organisations across sectors and continents, including Avaya, PricewaterhouseCoopers, HSBC, Shell, Royal Bank of Scotland, Ernst & Young, the British Red Cross, Arup, Holcim, B&Q, United Utilities, Philips, Cadbury Schweppes, Coors Brewing Company, British Telecommunications, Bayer, BBC News, SES Global, the NHS, Zurich Financial Services, Eon and the Prudential.
Author of The Dynamics of Change (Routledge: London & NY) and contributor to HR in the 21st Century (John Wiley: NY), Francis has published, consulted and lectured on strategy, systems thinking and business transformation.
Francis holds a PhD in Organisational Behaviour from the City University Business School, London.