Alasdair White is a consultant specialising in human resource management and organisational development. He is based near Brussels in Belgium and has an international practice with clients throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Far East.
His clients include international banks (such as Citibank and Ecobank), insurance companies, multi-nationals (such as IBM), petroleum companies (such as ADCO), hotels (such as ITT-Sheraton), international institutions (such as the Islamic Development Bank), the European Commission and the United Nations. He also teaches Information Systems at undergraduate level in Brussels.
After 12 years experience in senior management and Board level consultancy, Alasdair White now specialises in management development, training, and quality programmes and is a recognised authority on "soft benchmarking" of HRM behaviours. He has considerable experience in, and knowledge of, multi-cultural and multi-lingual environments.
A frequent speaker on management development and much in demand as a seminar leader, he is the author of Managing for Performance (1995), Continuous Quality Improvement (1996) and The Essential Guide to Developing Your Staff (1998), all published by Piatkus Books .
Educated at King Alfred's College, Winchester, England, where he studied education and physical science, Alasdair White spent time teaching in Spain before becoming a business journalist and newspaper editor in the UK. He became a management consultant in 1984 and moved to The Netherlands in 1987. He has been in Belgium since 1992. He is a Member of the Institute of Directors and a Fellow of the International Napoleonic Society.