Ian G. Anderson, PhD

Chief Executive Officer

BA (Econ) Hons, MSc, MSc, MSc, MA (Econ), PhD, CPsychol, AFBPsS

Ian Anderson is a business psychologist and Organizational Development consultant with 30 years of experience. He enjoys an international reputation as a no-nonsense problem solver who believes that there is no conflict between developing people and growing profits.

Dr. Anderson has worked for an array of Fortune 500 and Times 100 companies at the corporate, team and individual levels. He is a specialist in a wide variety of consulting solutions and his projects have included:

  • Leadership development, strategy and implementation
  • Executive coaching
  • Corporate strategy and change management
  • Board level recruitment, selection and assessment center development
  • Global trading
  • Corporate policy development, training, and implementation in the areas of drug and alcohol problems in the workplace.

In 1995, Dr. Anderson was awarded U. S. permanent resident status through the prestigious “national interest waiver” provision, specifically for his work with the U.K. divisions of Fortune 500 companies.

In 1997, Dr. Anderson was responsible for the turnaround of one of Europe’s largest transport groups with depots in seven countries. During a five-month period, he conceived the corporate recovery plan, restructured the Board, and personally recruited a new CEO and CFO. He developed the HR strategic plan and recruited the new HR senior manager, negotiated a recovery package with financial institutions, and worked with the new Board to implement the recovery plan.

Prior to concentrating full time on his business consultancy, Dr. Anderson had a variety of successful career experiences in other fields. He was a professional actor in the U.K. with a succession of stage, television and film credits. He had an academic career as a researcher and lecturer at the Universities of Manchester and Bournemouth in the U.K. He also ran a busy mixed clinical practice on the south coast of England for more than ten years.

Dr. Anderson received his Bachelor’s degree in Sociology & Economics, a Master’s in Social Psychology and Research Methods, and a PhD in Organization Behavior and Psychotherapy, all from the University of Manchester, England. He went on to gain three further MScs in Experimental Psychology, Occupational Psychology and Psychological Counselling. He worked as a therapist and conducted research in the British National Health Service.

Dr. Anderson is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, a member of the American Psychological Association, and a member of the British Society of Experimental and Clinical Hypnosis.. He is both a writer and an internationally renowned speaker on a variety of topics.