Bill’s focus is on “Helping businesses and people to operate at their very best”.
Bill brings his extensive experience from the military, industry and academia to support ICW in developing effective business relationships and collaborations. Bill has held senior executive level positions in the UK and overseas, and currently provides extensive commercial and campaign business winning coaching and training to leading Prime contractors. Bill is leading the ICW support to ICWNZ and helping to develop ICWSA. As an Executive Coach and Accredited BS11000/ISO 44001 Facilitator Bill has coached numerous large corporations, Joint Ventures and smaller organisations to achieve certification.
Bill has provided numerous executive briefings to corporate and operational Boards on the application of BS 11000/ISO 44001 and how it can enhance business performance. As part of his work with the MOD DIO ISO 44001 programme for its Facilities Management (FM) and Capital Programme responsibilities, Bill has provided over 60 one day training courses to over 1000 staff throughout the UK and overseas.
With an RAF career of 20 years Bill became the most senior uniformed expert in special technical areas and a trusted intelligence officer. He had several aircraft front line command tours responsible for aircraft availability, and was the MoD Integrated Project Team leader for the procurement and management of airborne equipment. He became a Visiting Professor at the prestigious and world class Cranfield University (Defence Academy) lecturing on defence technologies, and formed and then served as Managing Director of a leading and prestigious new defence business changing the culture from a manufacturing led to market leading and customer focused business exporting world wide – later reaching the position of Group Vice President holding Directorships in the UK, US and Aus. In parallel with the operational duties Bill held a Directorship in a leading, not for profit, Trade Association and was a Chairman of a SME company specialising in Simulation and Training.
Bill is established as a highly successful business management consultant, where he provides deep insight, expertise and advice to businesses that are forming alliances and joint ventures, and who are bidding into and operating in the Defence, Rail, Government and Nuclear Industry.
Key Qualifications and Professional Memberships
ILM Certified BS11000 (ISO 44001) Practitioner and Facilitator ICW/Warwick University Collaborative Leadership MSc Module.
Associate Dir. Institute for Collaborative Working (ICW).