Ria is the founding director of BPC and has spent 15 years working in private and public sector organisations helping them to get the best from their people. She has executive and non-executive director experience and specialises in improving business performance through effective leadership and people strategies.
She has created leadership programmes targeted at building inclusive workplaces and enjoys working with leaders on their personal impact and how they engage with their people to inspire great performance. Ria is skilled in strategy formulation and communication. She has established and grown new business ventures and led major organisational change and programmes.
“Ria is always striving for the best way forward for both the company & its employees, she is full of energy & works to deliver 100%. Ria is great at delivering change & helping us understand what it will mean to both the company & its employees.”
“Now more than ever we need leaders in organisations that can communicate our messages effectively to both internal & external stakeholders. Ria is this sort of leader – she does it so well.”
“Ria is inspirational in her passionate & dedicated commitment to continuous improvement. She is a leader who actively challenges the status quo to achieve greater levels of performance. Her drive to increase performance throughout the organisation is inspiring.”
“Ria is highly effective in translating strategic goals into objectives & a clear narrative for others. Her aspirational expectations & energetic enthusiasm help to raise the game of others.”
Julie has extensive experience across a range of industries, including retail, utilities, construction and public sector. She specialises in making HR matters simple and stress-free for clients. Julie's expertise lies in utilising her practical experience in solving complex, difficult and confidential challenges. She provides ethical and reliable business focused solutions spanning the whole HR spectrum. Julie's ability to read people helps her connect with all levels within an organisation and deal with a range of situations, from sensitive individual matters, to complex trade union negotiations. She enjoys getting to grips with clients' challenges and priorities in order to help develop solutions, new operating models and deliver large scale change.
"Julie proved most helpful in guiding us though a major upheaval that could have resulted in a severe disturbance to our services. Her knowledge of employment law and management of the process was crucial to our success."
"She remained calm and composed in the most pressured situations that we were dealing with. This helped us to respond to multiple problems in a rapidly changing and tense environment."
Peter joins us from Marriott International having spent 20 years in senior finance positions within the hospitality industry. He was previously the Commercial Director for a well-known footwear manufacturer with strong connections in Far East markets. Among the strengths he brings to BPC is an ability to analyse and break down complex scenarios into workable, real world solutions.
Like everybody at BPC he is passionate about the need for continuous business development while maintaining improvement. He enjoys doing this through mentoring and coaching emerging leaders, particularly in the finance and executive arenas.
“Peter’s straightforward talking is reassuring & helps get to the core of the matter quickly which we appreciated.”
“His ability to bring simplicity to the table was just what we needed when we had got stuck in complex problems. It was so refreshing to have a clear view of the way ahead.”
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