Simon A.


Master's DegreeKing's College

United Arab Emirates


Strategic Planner & Advisor ~ Change Agent ~ Process Design & Implementation Expert ~ Coach & Mentor  Retired British Army Officer with a 25+ year tested military and commercial career delivering performance improvement through the analysis, design and implementation of successful plans across a range of diverse change management, operational improvement, project implementation and training appointments.  An expert operational leader and planner with a track record of delivering world-class services in a variety of settings; globally, including the Middle East and fragile and developing states.  Highly motivated with a strong track record of leading and motivating teams to achieve and exceed KPI's whilst delivering outstanding service and satisfaction levels.  Acts as a Trusted Advisor, mentor and general sounding board for senior management. HIGHLIGHTS  Management Consultant advising government, military, CEOs and other board members.  Senior Consultant who reviewed and rewrote 50 Security SOPs for Saudi Aramco, requiring 40+ on-site audit visits ensuring compliance and alignment with internationally agreed best practice.  Commercially astute business development specialist. Expert in key stakeholder engagement, relationship building and development.  Commander UK Joint Force Medical Group in Afghanistan (comprising 300+ healthcare and support staff) during the early stages of the campaign and during a period of intense action.  Designed and implemented strategies to ensure successful ‘Investors in People’ accreditation of 4000+ people after detailed analysis, process design, implementation and mentorship. CORE COMPETENCIES: Process Design & Implementation Expert ~ Change & Process Management ~ Creative Problem Solver ~ Team Leadership & Coaching ~ Operational Improvement ~ Strategic Evaluation & Guidance ~ Change agent of operations optimisation ~ Risk management, assessment & mitigation ~ Operations & Project Mentoring.


  • health systems
  • personnel / human resources
  • development
  • reproductive health
  • governance
  • goal global
  • oman
  • afghanistan
  • iraq
  • china
  • turkey
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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