JUMP Forum participation(s):

Ralph Blundell

Managing Director ralph blundell strategy consulting , Board Member of Ethical Business Building the Future

Ralph leads ralph blundell strategy consulting, an organisational and leadership development consultancy that focuses on authentic leadership, top team development, leading change, and the potential of diversity to drive innovation.

His personal clients include global leaders in financial services, technology, professional services, aerospace, energy, real estate, and media, as well as social businesses and government. Our wider portfolio embraces almost every sector.

Ralph is a passionate believer in the potential of globalisation to promote positive change and his consultancy is built around this vision. Our team is at the centre of a worldwide colleague network who share the same values yet bring diverse skills, perspectives and cultures. Our clients benefit from a virtual team with global reach and wide sector expertise, and we enjoy a dynamic and rich working and learning environment.

Ralph believes that every organisation must be focussed on core purpose and success; sustainable economic development and global prosperity is the engine that will help us achieve a better world. Deeply committed to ethical business practice he argues it is the key to growth and organisational health.

Born in London, Ralph was educated at Durham, Newcastle and Lancaster Universities. He spent more than 20 years in public service and CSO’s before establishing rbsc. He trained in Gestalt couple and family therapy at the Gestalt International Study Centre, Massachusetts, and is accredited to use a number of psychometric and diagnostic tools including the MBTI, My_Motivation, and the Leadership Development Framework.

He is a member of ebbf, and a mentor and investor to young entrepreneurs. Married, and a father of two children, he lives between London and central Portugal and is a passionate musician and jazz fan.

Specialties: In his own work Ralph:

* Facilitates senior teams
* Supports post-merger integration
* Guides strategic change in complex organisations
* Designs and runs leadership development programmes
* Leads large-scale whole system change events
* Coaches senior leaders, helping them develop a compelling vision and leverage their leadership talents