Robbie Lightfoot

Robbie has over 13 years experience leading teams in the Human Resources arena and prior to this, 9 years in operational management. His experience has been gained from a number of successful roles in organisations in the utilities, engineering, manufacturing and higher education sectors. One of his most prolific roles was as Head of Organisation Development for the commercial Division of United Utilities. For the last two years Robbie has been using his skills and experience as a consultant working successfully to add value for an increasing number of Organisations in the Public and Private sector.

Professional expertise/specialities

Through his work Robbie has developed expertise in a wide range of areas but has particularly ability in Coaching, Behaviour Change, Leadership Development, Facilitation, Performance Management and Organisation Development.

Post Graduate Certificate in Coaching – University of Chester (pending)
Post Graduate Diploma in HRD (GradCIPD) – Salford University
BA (hons) Business Studies 2:1 – Manchester Metropolitan University
Certificate in Training Practice
NLP Business Practitioner
Accredited facilitator of Team Management Profile & Fierce Conversations

Memberships

Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development
Member of the Coaching Circle
Member of the National Council of Psychotherapists

Key personal strengths:

  • To create insight to help others achieve overcome obstacles and achieve results
  • The ability to get “under the skin” of a client’s Organisation to diagnose what is required
  • To provide the support and challenge needed to help individuals achieve behavioural change
  • Strong facilitation to take teams through a range of tools and techniques to achieve increased effectiveness
  • To design and deliver interventions that, are both memorable and add value
  • The ability to communicate and relate to individuals at all levels within an Organisation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to project management and integrate development and change related interventions