Head of Admissions, BPP University Buisness School

Robert Goate specialises in engagement, motivation and organisational change to achieve demonstrable improvements in business and staff performance.

In his career  he has played a critical role in supporting staff, improving profitability and managing costs across a diverse range of companies who use my services. His clients receive evidence-based recommendations which offer creative solutions to a range of organisational issues. He has also helped companies improve levels of performance and engagement through leadership profiling and psychometrics, selection process, assessment and competency design, culture mapping, and the application of NLP, Cognitive Behavioural and coaching models to individuals and teams.

Currently he is head of admissions at BPP University Business School, the UK’s first for-profit University and winner of the 2014 Higher Education Provider of the year award. BPP prides itself on its professional focus, and places great emphasis on preparing students for the work environment, where he is responsible for the identification, selection, assessment, recruitment and retention of the student cohort across a range of global markets and territories for BPP’s professional, under-graduate and post-graduate programmes.

He has previously worked at B2B publisher Emap’s Brad Insight where he was head of development responsible for the launch of new products and alignment of personnel to bring  a demonstrable improvement to business performance. Following this, he worked as an independent consultant with a number of key partners such as Vodafone, Volvo Aeronautics, Virgin Active, the Department of Trade and Industry, Zenith Optimedia, Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe, Saatchi and Saatchi and other clients to offer a range of performance-enhancing business interventions based on psychological, leadership and management principles and techniques.

Robert is a fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, Master Neuro Linguistic Practitioner and is qualified with MSc in Occupational Psychology. He is also editor of OP Matters, the quarterly journal for the British Psychological Society Division of Occupational Psychology and is a regular guest speaker within the business and HR community.

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