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Robina Chatham
BSc PhD MBCS CEng FIMechE

Dr Robina Chatham qualified as both Mechanical Engineer and Neuroscientist. Her career commenced within the shipbuilding industry, where she pioneered the introduction of computing onto the shop floor. Robina subsequently followed a career in IT, which culminated in the position of European IT Director for a leading merchant bank. In 1996 Robina joined Cranfield School of Management as a Lecturer in Management Information Systems where she created the acclaimed and in some cases life changing programme – Organisational Politics and IT Management. In 2000 Robina authored her first book “Corporate Politics for IT Managers: How to get Streetwise”, published by Butterworth Heinemann. In the words of the Chief Executive of the British Computer Society ”If a fraction of those who read the book do something positive with the ideas presented the state of UK plc will be for ever enriched.

Robina now runs her own consultancy and training company and is also a Visiting Fellow at Cranfield School of Management. Her prime focus is on helping senior managers to develop political acumen, to master the art of influencing others and hence increase their personal impact at board level. Other areas of specialism include the building of high performance teams and relationship management. In 2008 Robina was a medallist for the BSC IT industry award “IT Consultant of the Year”. She has just had her second book published by IT Governance, “Changing the IT Leader's Mindset: Time for Revolution rather than Evolution.”

Robina Chatham

Medallist - BCS IT Industry Awards

 

My Books

30 Key Questions that Unlock Management: How do I...? Changing the IT Leader's Mindset Corporate Politics for IT Managers: How to get Streetwise