Rick Woodward is a Learning and Development Consultant with extensive global experience particularly in Europe and the USA.
Rick worked 14 years for Kimberly-Clark as Global Learning and Development director heading up a twenty strong team and dividing his time between Wisconsin, USA and Reigate, UK. He launched innovative programmes in leadership, coaching and change acceleration. He was also involved in the design of an award winning performance management process covering 64 countries in 16 different languages.
Rick worked 4 years at Barloworld Handling – the largest independent fork lift truck company in the world as Interim Group HR Director/Head of Learning. He designed and launched a global performance management process, set up e-learning (hosted on an LMS) and led training in sales, service and customer service.
Prior to this, Rick worked 14 years in the pharmaceutical industry for Bayer and GlaxoSmithKline.
Recent assignments have been in FMCG, Pharmaceutical, the UK National Health Service, Schools and Charities. He is called upon to facilitate key business meetings and has been a keynote speaker at several international events including the annual CIPD conference.
Rick is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and has a Diploma of Management Studies (Distinction) and BSc (First Class) in Chemical Engineering.