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Warwick is an experienced business coach, mentor and author. Having worked across Asia and the Middle East, he brings extensive cultural intelligence to his coaching assignments. Warwick travels from Shanghai to assignments across Asia.
His background spans over 23 years in the technology, fast moving consumer goods, retail, professional services, and industrial manufacturing industries. During his tenure with a Big 4 Accounting Firm in China he managed training and people development for over 3,000 employees.
Warwick coaches mid to senior executives and high potentials in multinational companies and supports in-house talent development programs. By combining coaching tools with respectful listening and patience, he has helped clients reach higher levels of attitude, and performance.
Warwick has helped executives:
learn new skills for career advancement
take on more responsibility
be promoted more quickly
move from a technical mindset to an executive mindset
communicate more effectively with overseas board members
gain leadership skills to successfully take on the challenges of a new position
become more successful working in a global environment.
Warwick is an expert in interpersonal business communication skills for executives. Well known as a professional speaker across Asia, Warwick is the founder of the Professional Speakers Association of China. He frequently speaks to industry and trade associations as well as corporations and chambers of commerce on topics of executive performance.
Warwick is the author of The One Minute Presenter : 8 steps to successful business presentations in a world of short attention span world. This practical guide has been praised by business executives and speaking professionals across the globe as a fresh and practical approach to the skills needed to communicate as an effective executive in today’s challenging times.
As Chairman of the world’s largest public speaking organisation – Toastmasters International – in China, Warwick’s leadership more than doubled the size of the organization, united chapters across China and developed young leaders who have continued to grow and develop the organization to over 2,500 members. Warwick was inducted into the Toastmasters International Hall of Fame in August 2007 for his pioneering leadership as chairman for Toastmasters in China. Warwick has been twice elected to the executive committee of The British Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai
His sensitivity for Chinese culture has helped him support talent development programs for multinationals and today he supports international managers coming to China and Chinese managers going out on assignment around the world. Warwick’s specialty is supporting clients through periods of change. Unplanned change can be a challenge for executives. Warwick has worked on outplacement assignments to help clients maintain a positive outlook and practically support them through tough changes.
Warwick has helped management teams to improve their quick thinking and ability to work together by using improvisation techniques adapted from the theater and improvisational comedy fields. This high energy and fully immersive approach helps executives master challenging soft skills in a safe fun environment. Executive who have to face media or handle hostile questioning have benefited from these sessions.
Warwick has a Economics degree from Leeds University and a Postgraduate Diploma of Marketing with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) through the Cambridge Marketing College. His coaching certification is through Impact Coaching. He is accredited to use SHL’s occupational personality tests and assessment centers. Warwick is a certified professional facilitator with the International Association of Facilitators (IAF) and member of the International Coaching Federation. He is a qualified facilitator for the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Warwick believes in walking his talk and applies coaching skills to his own life to successfully make challenging changes. Health and contribution are his twin passions. He competes in triathlon races around Asia and his motto is “you get what you give”. He donates time and money to non profit organizations that bring positive change to orphans in China and sponsors libraries in China with The Library Project. Warwick has been recognised as an enlightened business owner with two nominations for the Extraordinary Life Awards for social entrepreneurs.