Rob’s Bio

Rob is an experienced global executive, leadership coach, mentor and flow/ peak performance strategist with a proven track record for strategic thinking, operational excellence, leadership and team development in Australasia, Asia, Japan and the US.

Rob combines 40+years of global business experience with the latest theories, tools and techniques from evidence-based coaching, positive psychology, neuroscience research and adult development, to help leaders and top teams deliver breakthrough business results faster, make highly leveraged behavioural changes, and become more effective leaders during key transitional periods in their careers.

As a leadership coach and mentor, Rob has successfully worked with leaders and top teams from companies such as CSL, Astra Zeneca, Sandoz, Stryker, Telstra, Reckitt Benckiser and Fisher and Paykel, within the Asia Pacific region.

Prior to his executive coaching and consulting career, Rob was regional vice president for Merck Sharp & Dohme in Asia and Vice President of Marketing for Japan and Australasia, and has held a number of other executive positions in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries. In these roles, Rob has led or participated in a number of major leadership and talent management initiatives in China, Korea, Japan and SEA which have involved cross functional and cross-cultural teams within complex matrix organizations.

What people are saying?

“Rob has been a senior executive and leader in our field and across many geographies. To me that adds a unique relevance to how Rob helps transform our leadership effectiveness. …And he is really passionate. Rob’s facilitation skills, experience, and challenging attitude push us to ask much more of ourselves. I’m genuinely excited by the concept of going beyond good to great – and to aim at extraordinary. Rob is helping us taking that path”

Jean-Marc Morange, President, Representative Director, CSL Behring, KK

A life-long practitioner of the martial arts , adventure sports (Skiing, Full-Contact Martial Arts) and Zen Buddhism, Rob has been a keen student and “beta tester”  of leading edge Flow/ Peak Performance  strategies, tools and technologies to help him push his own limits of peak performance, decision-making and creative thinking as well as helping  his clients solve critical, adaptive challenges and outperform competition.

Now, upon reaching 65, Rob has decided to REFIRE! NOT RETIRE! and to continue his life-long passion for being the very best version of himself and a role model of possibilities for others to be their own best version of themselves so that they can produce outcomes that matter most to themselves and the world in which we all live.






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What Inspiring Leaders Do – Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman – Harvard Business Review

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What do top executives want from their leaders? IBM recently asked this question of 1,700 CEOs in 64 countries. The three leadership traits that most mattered were the ability to focus intensely on customer needs, the ability to collaborate with colleagues — and the ability to inspire.s_91[1]

What Inspiring Leaders Do – Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman – Harvard Business Review.

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