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Curriculum Vitae

Barry Richardson - Managing Director

Barry Richardson MCIPD
Learning & Development Consultant

Barry is a highly experienced learning and development professional.

  • He has a proven track record of consultation, design and delivery of highly effective solutions to organisational challenges. 
  • Has delivered major L&D projects/ programmes/ interventions with blue-chip organisations across a variety of sectors, including Barclays, HSBC and BAe Systems.
  • Has coached at all levels of business, establishing excellent working relationships that significantly increase the impact, transition and embedding of new learning. 

 Matrix Development (Human Resources) Ltd have worked with the following companies –

  • Actelion
  • BA
  • BAe System
  • Barclays
  • Biogen
  • Coop Bank
  • Erste
  • GSK
  • Gulf Air
  • HSBC
  • Lidl
  • Phoenix
  • PWC
  • RBS
  • Sky
  • Vodafone


  • Designed and delivered a total of twenty-eight 90 minute Leadership Workshops with over 300 people attending to date 
  • Delivered a management training programme for Sky Broadcasting
  • Delivered Leadership programmes for Coop Bank, Barclays Bank and other companies
  • Recruitment training for RBS.
  • Sales management training for Barclays Bank


  • Coached a number of traders with an Austrian Bank to provide a more focused service to their clients and increasing the level of business (written or secured).
  • Designed and delivered a highly successful Sales Management programme to Area Managers within Barclays Corporate Bank



  • Designed and delivered workshops on Assertiveness for Barclays & HSBC 
  • Designed and delivered Presentation Skills training for Phoenix Group & RBS graduate programme
  • Developed presentations for CEO of Phoenix. Designed and created short films for development and information within Phoenix.


  • Successfully worked with a Senior Auditor, helping them to develop better communication and consultancy strategies in order* to increase their effectiveness in the business. 
  • Experienced in coaching people who are under-performing within their role, helping them achieve the best outcome possible for them in either choosing to leave the role or finding ways of meeting the needs of the role.

Chartered Member Institute of Personnel and Development – Development Diploma in Personnel Management.
British Psychological Society Level B
SHL Assessment & Development Centres
NLP Master Practioner, Trainer
Licenced ‘Best Year Yet’ Coach

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