Garin Rouch

Cut DSC_0213 2Garin has gained extensive consulting experience in Shanghai, Sydney and London. He has successfully delivered projects to organisations such as IBM, US Embassy to Shanghai, Ebay, Age UK, Bosch, Macmillan Cancer Support, Emmaus UK, Lenovo, Citigroup, Visa and Westpac Bank.

He is accredited in a wide variety of psychometric and behavioural development tools including Myers Briggs Step I & II, DiSC, Human Synergistics’ Organisational Culture Inventory (OCI), Group Styles Inventory (GSI) and Life Styles Inventory (LSI). Garin is a qualified Level A Occupational Tester, accredited by the British Psychological Society.

Garin has a strong focus on quality, integrity, and professionalism. He works at every level within organisations, from chief executive to front-line teams, enabling them to maximise their effectiveness.

Areas of specialism

  • > Organisational Culture Transformation
  • > Leadership Development
  • > Developing High Performance Teams
  • > Change Management
  • > Performance Coaching
  • > Psychometric Testing
  • > Communication Training
  • > Governance
  • > Business Process Mapping

Based in Weybridge, Surrey Garin holds an honours degree in business from the University of Northumbria and is currently studying for an MSc in Systemic Leadership and Organisation Development. Garin ran the Brighton Marathon and Tough Mudder again this year to raise funds for Mind in Cambridgeshire.

Tony Crouch

Tony is an expert in helping managers and boards effectively direct and control their businesses. Using a blend of training, facilitation consultancy and coaching, Tony supports clients in the areas of strategy, company policies, risk management systems, financial management and internal control.

Tony brings a wealth of experience to the Outstand consulting team. Following a distinguished career at Unilever, one of the world’s leading suppliers of fast-moving consumer goods,  he became Senior Bursar for Jesus College, Cambridge. Throughout his successful 30 year career at Unilever, Tony held a number of finance director and managing director roles. This included senior roles in the United States, Pakistan, Zaire and Hong Kong. Tony is recognised as a thought leader in the field of Risk Management. He  led Unilever’s corporate-wide risk management programme across 80 countries with a combined turnover of Euro 40 bn.

Tony’s skill is in taking complex legislation and theory and presenting it in a simple, practical and outcome focused way.

Areas of Specialism

  • > Devising and writing organisation strategy, guiding management and setting meaningful targets
  • > Planning and executing significant change management projects
  • > Devising Codes of Conduct that embody an organisation’s values
  • > Setting company policies that reflect the organisation’s values, guides employees, and meets compliance needs
  • > Creating risk management programmes that embed good practice, empower the board, and meet accountability requirements
  • > Creation of risk registers
  • > Designing financial reporting systems that keep the board informed and are cost effective
  • > Improving financial management capability within organisations
  • > Helping commercial or charity boards understand the requirements of the UK Corporate Governance Code 2012 and the Charities Act 2006.

Tony is an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Risk Management and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He also holds a Masters degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Melanie De Jong

Mel De Jong profile picture 2Mel brings over 10 years of experience as a Facilitator and Organisation Development Consultant. She has worked extensively across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East delivering large scale projects with some of the world’s best known companies.  In addition to her vast consulting experience Mel has an MBA from Edith Cowan University Australia.

Some of the organisations Mel has worked with include:

Unilever Global, Hewlett Packard, HSBC, Nestle, 3M, Reckitt Benckiser, Ritz Carlton Hotels, First Gulf Bank, Svitzer, Gateway International School, Dialog  Telecom, Sri Lanka Telecom.

Her areas of specialism include:

  • > Organisational Culture Transformation
  • > Change Management
  • > Leadership Development
  • > Team Development
  • > Project Management