Corporate Universities


  • Director of Strategy & Business Development and then General Director of the Samruk-Kazyna Corporate University (the Kazakhstan Sovereign Wealth Fund, supporting all of the major national companies)
  • Senior Consultant for Sibur Corporate University, one of the leading Russian establishments
  • Advised companies on strategy, organisation and practicalities of setting up Corporate Universities
  • Line manager for various Training & Development organisations

Previous examples

  • Definition and agreement of a new Corporate University Strategy
  • Consultation on development, evolution and reorganization of Corporate University in Russia and setting up a new Corporate University in Kazakhstan
  • Introduced new performance metrics & KPIs to align strategy & drive behaviours
  • Leadership curriculum developed & implemented, including range of courses & providers for different executive levels, and including change management, Transformation & executive coaching
  • Initiated the concept of Functional Academies, including IT, HR, HSE, FN, Corporate Secretaries and Legal Academy
  • Introduced E-learning platform, with potential access for all 250000 staff, including ready-made and in-house produced courses
  • Driving talent management including assessment tools for senior executive assessment & identification of high-potential talent; development of identified talent; People Strategy development; and competence based interviewing & competence framework design


  • Consultation, coaching, advice and/or project management: strategy, business case, performance metrics, organizational design, governance, client relationships, leadership development, change management, transformation, academies, e-learning, talent management identification assessment & development, engagement & organizational culture, people processes, new business development.