Bill has a Master of Arts Degree from the University of De Montfort.
Bill has held various offices within The Association of Career Professionals International, a global association for career practitioners and executive coaches including International Board Member (1996-2004) and Global President (2000-2002).
He is also a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development, and has held various offices within the Institute.
In his early career Bill worked in management in the retail and telecommunications fields, and subsequently in human resource management in the public sector and utilities.
In his mid career he worked in human resources consultancy for KPMG and then joined Moores Rowland where he established a human resources consulting practice. In 1990 he led a management buyout of this function and renamed it CEDAR International. Under his guidance CEDAR grew to become one of the UK’s leading independent HR consulting practices, with forty-five staff at eight offices throughout the UK and strong global links.
During the period 2002 to 2006 Bill delivered programmes on Diversity, Multi-Cultural Teamwork and International Communications (2004-2006) at The University of Bremen and The University of Applied Sciences (The Hochschule) in Bremen, Germany.
Bill served on the Board of CEDAR International from 1989 until 2006. In October 2008 Bill set up Pitcher Solutions Ltd, focusing on delivering quality executive coaching and team programmes to both public and private sector, and HR advisory work including restructuring.
Bill has worked in many countries on consultancy assignments including Spain, France, Germany, The Netherlands, West Africa and The USA. He has advised large employers including UBS, Citibank, British Airways, Quilter Goodison and many other organisations.
Bill’s coaching clients have included senior executives from such organisations as HSBC and NBC Universal, both individuals and teams.
In addition to his career counselling, coaching and HR advisory services, Bill is now a part time actor on stage, screen and corporate videos.