Coach U International Graduate; Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®); LEA 360™; Hogan Personality Inventory (HPI)
English, Mandarin, Cantonese
Hong Kong

BA (Chinese)


Toby is a coach and HR consultant dividing his time between Hong Kong, where he is now based and Beijing, where he worked for more than 20 years and continues to have many clients. His specialty focus is executive coaching, leadership development, career transition and change management.

As a coach, consultant and senior HR Director, Toby has worked with expatriate and Asian executives in most Asian countries, across a wide range of industries, including in particular Oil and Gas, Chemicals, Minerals and Building Materials.

Prior to this Toby had over 20 years of corporate experience with Fortune 500 companies.  In his years with BP and Lafarge, Toby held senior positions in Human Resources, Corporate Communications, Government and Public Affairs and worked very closely with Regional Presidents, CEOs and executive committees of business units based in most countries in Asia from India to Japan, and in particular China. Over the years he has been closely involved in integration programmes, crisis management and change management following mergers, acquisitions and formation of joint ventures, following significant investment expansion in Asia. 

Toby received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Chinese Studies, at The University of Leeds. He is a Graduate of the Core Essentials Coaching Programme of Coach U International and is a member of the International Coach Federation.  He is familiar with the professional assessment systems, performance management and career development programmes used by most international companies.