Richard Watts OBE

Who does it

Current Country of Residence: UK

Languages Spoken: English & French

As a highly experienced leadership and strategy consultant Richard enables clients to align their strategy and execute plans through improving leadership behaviours and developing high performance cultures. Richard built his commercial experience in leadership and strategy consulting as director of a global consultancy, McKinney Rogers International, from 2006 to 2013. During this period, he worked with international corporations and public bodies, including the University of New York, coaching teams to align their strategy and leaders to develop the necessary skills to lead their teams. He led on developing an award-winning Leadership Academy to develop future leaders for Walmart on a $7m contract over 3 years and trained 250 leaders a year.

Subsequently, Richard founded Nileus Consulting to build high performing teams and coach their leaders. Recently he has led the development and implementation of a major leadership development programme, focussing on practical management skills and leading teams, for a global chemical business. Previously, he served for 25 years in the Royal Marines, where he led a Commando battalion and was a Chief of Staff on operations. He was awarded the OBE for inspirational leadership in Iraq.