Rob Whittaker

London & Thames Valley, Vistage Chair since November 2013

Rob Whittaker is an entrepreneur and business consultant with a passion for effective, values-based leadership and sales improvement – helping others to achieve great things for themselves and having fun while doing it!

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Professional Background:

  • CEO, Real World Associates Ltd – a B2B sales improvement consultancy transforming sales performance at every level in the business
  • Commercial Director – GDI Markets, an investment brokerage serving clients in the UK and across the Middle East
  • Finance Director, Diwan – a Lebanese café chain in London’s West End
  • Managing Director, Real World Financial Services – an FSA regulated mortgage broking business
  • Director, Pridecharm Developments – residential property development
  • Senior Sales Manager, HBOS Group – managing a national business finance sales force for a major clearing bank


  • BSc (Hons) in Monetary Economics from London School of Economics
  • Associate qualification with Chartered Institute of Bankers
  • Authorised Mortgage Advisor with Chartered Insurance Institute
  • Licensed Master Practitioner and Trainer in NLP (Society of NLP)

Hobbies/interests: Guitar playing, Tough Mudder physical training, the study of human behavioural response, being present!

Entrepreneur and business consultant

If you are interested in finding out more about this Vistage group and what Vistage has to offer, then please consider attending one of Rob’s Business Leaders’ breakfast seminars.

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