As an Associate Consultant at Symmetra, Ramon brings to the team a wealth of global experience as a designer, facilitator, coach and strategy consultant with a passion for developing people and organisations. He has worked in consulting for over 10 years, with a focus on human capital strategy, leadership development, design thinking, inclusion and innovation. Ramon has extensive experience facilitating diversity and inclusion programs with small to large audiences. Topics covered included innovation, education about demographic diversity and management skills (e.g. emotional intelligence, virtual teams).
His experience spans a broad variety of industries, including financial services, media, pharmaceutical and consumer goods companies, for clients such as Avon, Bayer, Cisco, GlaxoSmithKline, Goldman Sachs, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, NASA, Ogilvy, and Unilever. In addition, he has worked with non-profit organizations including WWF, ActionAid, Red Cross, Rockefeller Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation along with universities around the world. He has lived and worked in the US, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific, bringing a breadth of global knowledge and best practices.
Ramon also brings an acute understanding of business to his work with clients, armed with an MBA, positioning him to work effectively across all levels of client organisations, driving strategy, working with executive teams as a trusted advisor and coach and shifting the way leadership thinks about diversity and inclusion. He is constantly on the pulse of emerging trends, particularly around the future of work, talent development and organisational design and is integral to contributing to the thought leadership Symmetra provides its clients and to delivering Symmetra’s cutting edge solutions.