Rob Hoblin MBA MA
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Rob has spent over 35 years working in the public sector with the last 10 years working at a senior level. He has worked at cross government level with the Ministry of Defence, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Department for International Development, Home Office, NHS and the former Department for Energy and Climate Change as well as the non-departmental Stabilisation Unit. He is a life member of the Royal College of Defence Studies having attended this year long international course in 2005.
Rob retired from the Police Service in March 2014 having worked in various command roles at the rank of Chief Superintendent in his last 10 years of service. During his police service he was attached to the British Army’s Anti-Terrorist Training and Advisory Team (ATTAT) for two years, where he travelled the UK and Europe extensively to delivery counter terrorist training for the UK military and other policing agencies. He then took up various training and presentation related engagements. He has travelled extensively in Europe, USA, Middle East and Africa where he has delivered leadership and change management training modules as well as some niche security related topics which include the insider threat, information security and risk management.
Rob has maintained a strong training delivery background throughout his career and has delivered and facilitated leadership and security related training at a national level throughout the UK and overseas. More recently he has delivered online leadership and management training with senior leaders in Pakistan, China, NATO, Mongolia and Vietnam. He is currently engaged with London Policing College delivering their three year BSc in Professional Policing at the University of West London.
He is an EQ-I 2.0 & EQ360 Practitioner and holds an MBA (Open University) and a Masters in International Studies (Kings College London) and he is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute. He is also a qualified leadership coach and mentor and is a volunteer provider of mentoring for the Chartered Management Institute.
Rob regularly attends Newbury International Toastmasters where he has become a proficient public speaker and he also leads on a mentoring programme for the Newbury group. In July 2021, Rob will take over the Presidency of this speaker’s club for one year.