Charles Ugwu, PHD

Charles Ugwu, PHD

Charles is currently the Director of Professional Development at the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria and the Managing Partner of the El-Loman International Ltd. He is also a Council member and senior consultant with the Garson Lehman Group (GLG- Austin Texas) – a consulting platform where he consults globally in; Capability and knowledge management, Learning and development, Business control appraisals, leadership development, Change management, Organizational Design, Diversity dynamics & Supply chain mgt. He has over seventeen and a half years’ experience in the Oil and Gas (Shell E&P Africa) across planning, supply chain management, Finance, and HR rising to the position of Head Management and leadership development. Charles currently provides bespoke HR consultancy services across the private and public sectors. A Global capability expert, Charles leads a team of Expert Solution Providers (ESP) on leadership, knowledge management, organizational effectiveness and change with engagement footprints in the US, UK, Gabon, Dubai, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Malaysia, Holland and Nigeria. Charles is a CIPD (UK) certified Performance Management expert and an American Productivity and Quality Control Centre (APQC) Knowledge and capability management specialist with good depth of knowledge and practice across the Human Resource value chain, Charles is a Certified Business Manager (CBM) with a Doctorate in Business Administration, BSc, and MSc in Economics amongst other academic and professional certifications. A research member of the American Productivity and Quality Control Centre (APQC), Membership of; Institute of Management consultants- UK, Association of Professionals in Business Management (APBM) – US, American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), Fellow of the Nigerian Economic Society, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management…and many other global knowledge networks. Charles is currently both the Nigerian and African representative in the International Standards Organization Advisory Board of (ISO TC 260).