Professor Chris Roebuck


Chris Roebuck is an expert when it comes to leadership and organisational performance and has huge success when it comes to advising organisations. Roebuck’s aims are to develop lean and entrepreneurial leadership to maximise performances within an organisation. I CARE Leadership is Roebucks highly effective approach, offering a unique experience, that shows individual leaders and organisations how to quickly increase performance to add value, build brands, serve customers better and boost the bottom line by 10%.

Roebucks process is so simple yet so effective, highlighting the practical day to day actions that can be implemented to quickly result in real improvements at all levels. Roebuck’s methods are so popular due to the fact he aids those attending to use their own knowledge and experiences making all the improvements free of charge. An example of when I CARE Leadership has been effective would be the increase of staff happy to recommend one organisation as “a great place to work”. This organisation then saw an increase in the number of people from 40% to 82% in two years with increased revenue of 40%.

While positioned as Global Head of leadership at UBS, an organisation with 70,000 staff across 100 countries, Roebuck helped create a phenomenal performance change. He transformed the performance in such a degree that it increased profitability by 235% and market capitalisation by 50%. Roebuck is widely recognised and highly regarded for his expertise and has been quoted as a leadership expert globally in the Harvard Business Review China, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Business Week, The Washington Post, to name a few. He’s a confident and passionate speaker who has done over 350 TV interviews on BBC channels, Bloomberg, ITV, Sky, CNN & CNBC.

Roebuck’s contribution has been noticed by many, he became a Freeman of the City of London in December 2011 and in the following year he received an invite to be a Companion of the Chartered Institute of Management. The HR profession has also regularly named him as one of the Most Influential HR Thinkers since 2010.

Roebuck is a confident speaker when it comes to sharing his expertise and he often delivers presentations worldwide at the likes of business schools, international conferences, NHS Chief Executives, Confederation of British Industry and The Institute of Directors CEO Summit. With unique methods and concepts, Roebuck makes for an extremely sought after speaker who can offer a highly effective presentation that leads to instant results.

To book Chris Roebuck as the business management speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.

“Absolutely loved the keynote of Chris Roebuck on HR entrepreneurship. I find his style high energy, high impact, really interesting insights. Thanks Chris great presentation.” – Senior Business School leader – HR360 Conference

“Chris, I enjoyed an incredibly inspiring and rewarding ‘leading with integrity’ seminar with you at the UK Defence Academy in March 2016, which I continue to use as inspiration for leading my own high performing teams at sea. As it happens, tomorrow I am using it as inspiration to conduct a workshop with a group of about 10 officers and senior NCOs. We are deployed on operations on the other side of the world in the Asia Pacific on a 10-month deployment, far from home and on strategic tasking – leading and inspiring people could not be more important.” – Senior Royal Navy Office

“Chris brings simplicity to complex challenges to that give clarity and confidence to senior leaders ultimately enabling them to create a forward-thinking organisation. His vast experience is important as this audience has done their MBAs, been to numerous conferences and seen all the models so Chris innovative and engaging approach is perfect.” – Course Director, Strategic Leaders Programme – Irish Management Institute

“Chris delivered a great presentation to an invited group of CEOs and Finance Directors that engaged and challenged their thinking. He presented a powerful business case backed up with proven data and followed up with practical ideas for action that deliver a return on investment critical for credibility with this audience. The feedback was excellent and we hope to work with Chris again in the future.” – Finance Practice Leader, Search Consultancy – Client event

“Sometimes our events work really well – a mixture of content/speaker/audience.
Last night was one of those nights – I think you smashed it! And although the case study is of a global bank most of the lessons seem global and are applicable in many organisations – very relevant.” – Partner, Change Consultancy

“I was profoundly impacted by the presentation. Thanks so much for inspiring me to b more authentic, take it to my team and be more profitable.” – SME leader, Entrepreneurial Leadership Conference

“It was absolutely excellent, engaging with some laughs that ended the day on a very big high. Thanks so much.” – Event organiser – HR Conference

“Really enjoyed Chris keynote, very good ideas, particularly liked the fact that he backed up what he said with proven data, great presentation, thank you Chris.” – Director, Dublin Institute of Technology – Agile Business Conference

“Just had a very inspirational talk from Chris. We talked about how simple leadership is breaking it down into simple components of things people can do anytime. Coupled with the compelling evidence that Chris gave it really sets us up to go out and create the we culture which is a task we can now enthusiastically take on.” – Director – Launch of Irish National Health Service Leadership Academy