Richard Jacob
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Richard Jacob is the founder and Principal Consultant of RCJ Consulting Sdn Bhd. He is an American Management Association (AMA) Global Faculty Member and has delivered training programs in Tokyo, Manila, Singapore, Jakarta, Lahore, Karachi, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Saigon and Hanoi.

He has an MBA from Cranfield School of Management in the United Kingdom, which is a leading European Business School. He is an Accountant by training and was an Auditor in an international firm of Accountants for nine years. His strategic experience comes from being a Financial Manager, Company Secretary and Business Development Manager in a leading Swedish pharmaceutical company by the name of Astra Pharmaceutical.

Since 1995, Richard has consulted and trained some 8,100 General Managers and executives in several companies in Asia in his core business competencies which are Finance, Marketing, Leadership, Strategy and Change. Additionally he does soft skills training as he rose from the ranks and has significant line management experience.

Richard’s impressive client list includes Hilton International and Maersk International, Unilever Philippines and UNAXIS of Switzerland in Finance, Philips units in Asia in Marketing modules as part of their Global Faculty for Revolutionary Change in Marketing, Matsushita Asia in Strategy and several other organizations in the region such as  Braun Malaysia, Schering AG Malaysia, Allianz Life, Hong Leong Group, Securities Commission, the Air Force of Malaysia, Pfizer Malaysia, BDO Binder, ASTRO, MAXIS, MIGHT, Patimas Computers Berhad, Tractors Malaysia (Exclusive agents for Caterpillar equipment), 3M, FSBM Holdings, MBT  strategic management. Richard is a skilled global trainer and facilitator with the capabilities to get participants to relate concepts to practice. (S’pore), MIDF Group, Maybank in the areas of Leadership and Change.

Given his towering personality, his ascent up the corporate ladder from being an articled clerk and his broad experience in developing and managing organizations, he has a special interest in the areas of behavioural change including motivation and attitude development.