Raymond’s expertise covers the whole range of learning and leadership development, with an emphasis on personal learning and how it is linked to business strategy to deliver bottom line growth. He has consulted with a range of clients eg Bank of China, BT, Coutts, Erste Bank, European Commission, Prudential, Texaco whilst at Cass Business School and held posts as global head of learning for ABN AMRO Bank NV and Lloyds Banking Group. He has also advised the Chinese Finance Ministry on curriculum reform and presented to the US Department of The Treasury on professional education and development of talent.
Raymond has consulted at Board level providing coaching for senior leaders. Whilst at ABN AMRO, he led an International Consortium Programme for ABB, BHP Billiton, Boeing, Standard Bank, and Tata Group across three continents. He is an advocate of line managers as faculty as he believes ‘leaders learn best by teaching others’. Raymond was the former CEO of the Asian Institute of Finance a think tank established by the central bank of Malaysia.
He has published extensively in the areas of talent management, Generation Y and Z, corporate university development and has written over 30 MBA case studies. His, well-received book, The Business of Ethics is as relevant today as when it was first published.
Raymond is a coach for C suite executives who are committed to making a difference. He is also a faculty member for the Razak School of Government, Leaderonomics, a mentor for LeadWomen and a Fellow at the Seven Pillars Institute (USA), the world’s only independent think tank for research, education and promotion of financial ethics. Raymond is currently professor of management practice & ethics and former head of Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University in Malaysia teaching HR, OB and leadership.
He is a board member of the Emirates Institute of Finance UAE chaired by HE Khaled Mohamed Balama. He consults widely through RGM Consulting Sdn Bhd a company incorporated in Malaysia. Raymond resides in Kuala Lumpur.