Global Partner

Phil Smith

Phil is an authority on the assessment and development of performance, potential and engagement. He is a trusted advisor to many global organizations and coach to many of their leaders. Shuttling between Europe and Asia since 1989, and living in Hong Kong since 2009, he has worked with hundreds of executives from all over the world, helping them to benchmark themselves against world-class leadership standards and to fulfil their full potential. From 2009 to 2013 he led the Hong Kong office of the UK-based leadership consultancy YSC.

In addition to his role with RBG Asia, he is Director of Programs for Coaching at Hong Kong University School for Professional and Continuing Education. He has also held appointments at the University of Bristol, the London School of Economics, the University of British Columbia and Cranfield School of Management. He is a Chartered Psychologist with degrees from McGill University and the University of Bristol. In addition to Ottmann Global Partner, Phil is the Founder and Executive Director of RBG Asia, based in Hong Kong.