Bill Robinson is a learning and development specialist and senior facilitator at PwC’s Academy. He is highly experienced and accomplished in designing and delivering training, linking operational activities to business strategies in addition to delivering HR projects. Bill has worked within UK Food manufactures and in FMCG operations, logistics, business development and regional management in retail. His 12+ years of experience in the Middle East in the construction, environmental, education and retail sector has given him a unique perspective and enabled him to effectively deal with a multicultural audience
Prior to moving to the Middle East, Bill worked for several large multinational companies. He led the assessment and development centres for Budweiser, L’Oreal and Allied Domecq. He also conducted several programmes on HR Metrics in India, Africa and Turkey. He was former Head of Learning at AECOM in Saudi where he led the implementation of their Oracle HR system. He also designed training plans for 1000 staff in KSA and developed the Saudi attraction and National Training programme for technical and soft skills, including Business English.
Bill also led the L&D team of Averda International based in Dubai. He designed and delivered the 3-month knowledge programme for the Graduate academy executives. Prior to this, he worked as an HR Manager at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar where he successfully rolled out a new e-recruitment system (TALEO).
Bill was the lead instructor for SHRM the American HR certification board and was a contributor in the certification training materials. At PwC Bill had successfully deliver HR and leadership programs. He leads the CIPD certification programmes and was the lead instructor for the Leadership Program for the Prime Minsters Office in the UAE for the leaders of the future (Designing Dubai for 2030 – 2050).