Chris Charlton
Expedition Management – highly experienced expedition leader, having organised
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Namaste About Chris Charlton

Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. Chris Charlton Expedition Management – highly experienced expedition leader, having organised and led many expeditions in a multitude of environments across 6 continents, including overland tours, mountaineering, adventure racing, mountain biking adventures; involving a multitude of air, land and sea-based outdoor sports. Project & Change Management - recognised expert in professional project & programme management, having delivered many projects in a variety of different countries ranging in budget from $10k to $250m; with team sizes from 5 to 1000- plus, involving people from over 30 different nations. Projects have included strategy and policy formulation & implementation, integrating mergers & acquisitions, business process reengineering, major IT systems implementations, installation of programme management environments, engineering & infrastructure design & construction, and new business launches. Line Management - managed & directed teams & departments in a range of environments, setting both organisational and departmental strategies and business plans, fostering a positive work environment and continuous improvement culture. Performance improvements being delivered through individual personal development plans, process redesign, more effective team work, whilst supporting the role and development of the HR & training functions. Management Training - set up and run a variety of leadership, management and team building courses; plus more specific technical courses covering project & change management, advanced consulting skills, cross-cultural awareness, financial analysis, coaching for performance, mountaineering skills, and the implementation of the euro Professional Qualifications & Education - PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) - Wildlife Campus Game Ranger & Environmental Ranger (Southern Africa) - Member of the UK Institute of Directors (MInstD) - Member of UK Securities Institute with Diploma (MSI(Dip)) - Associate of the UK Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA) - Registered Representative of the Securities and Futures Authority (SFA) - RYA Skipper (yachting), BHPA Club Pilot (paragliding), PADI DiveMaster MA/BA (Cantab): Masters & Bachelors in Management Studies & Land Economy (class 2:1), Cambridge University Author: “Euro: Impact & Reality – Business risks and practical responses to the challenge of the euro”, Financial Times Pitman Publishing Career - Namaste Management, Founder & Managing Director - Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, Vice President, Strategy & Development - Cap Gemini Consulting, Senior Consultant - Sanwa International, Corporate Planning Manager - Lehman Brothers, Treasury Analyst & European Finance Programme - Honourable Artillery Company, Trooper; CC Decorating, Director Background & Interests - Nationality: British; Date of Birth: 14 September 1970, Cliveden, UK - Interests: Outdoor Sports, Travel, Music, Filmmaking, Photography, Writing - Grew up in Bucks; school at RGS, High Wycombe; Year Off; Uni; Career Namaste Management First Point T +44 (0)870 735 9296 Buckingham Gate F +44 (0)870 735 9297 London Gatwick Airport E Gatwick • RH6 0NT • UK