William Scott-Jackson

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Oxford Strategic Consulting
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Professor William Scott-Jackson is Chairman of Oxford Strategic Consulting and Director of the Centre for Applied HR Research, which carries out practitioner oriented research and consultancy in Strategy Capabilities. William is also is a Visiting Academic at Oxford University and a member of the Vice Chancellor’s Circle. He spends 60% of his time carrying out research in the Gulf and is a regular speaker at key management events including the SABIC Riyadh Global Conference and the IIR Middle East Summit. Amongst other publications, he is the author of the Chartered Management Institute’s Guide to managing human capital and the CIPD guide to Outsourcing. William is the academic advisor to the Chartered Management Institute, a member of the CMI Academic Advisory Board and the CIPD Professional Standards Faculty. He is a regular advisor to public and private institutions in the Middle East and Europe.

Having successfully built and sold consulting/resourcing companies, William is Chairman of several ventures including:

          Oxford Strategic Consulting: specialising in global talent management consultancy. www.oxfordstrategicconsulting.com

          Oxford Strategic Resourcing: an executive search company delivering a new model for talent acquisition based on recommendations from in-depth research in 2004. www.oxfordstrategicresourcing.com

          BusinessHR Solutions.net: a consultancy and provider of HR advisory services. www.businesshr.net.

William is an investor and non-executive Director of a number of fast-growth and spin-out companies including TDeltaS and Natural Motion Ltd. 

William spends his ‘spare time’ in the deserts of Arabia investigating the earliest evidence of man as the Landscape Archaeologist for the PADMAC Geoarchaeology Unit at Oxford University (directed by his wife, Dr Julie Scott-Jackson.  The Unit recently developed out a Palaeolithic Research Agenda for Qatar.