Rudi is a certified Integral Development Coach (new Ventures West - ICF accredited) and partner at The Coaching House. From March 2012 until July 2017, Rudi was a Non-executive Director at Gattaca plc (formerly known as Matchtech Group) which is a leading provider of specialist recruitment services to the Engineering and Technology industries, both in the UK and internationally and with 14 offices across four continents. He occasionally collaborates with organisations such as The Centre of HR Excellence (Henley Business School) and Autonoon NV (a management consultancy firm in Belgium), and is Associate Consultant with Duke Executive Education. Rudi was previously a member of the Advisory Board of Thirsty Horses Ltd, an organisational development consultancy, and was an advisor to the executive search firm Wilton & Bain.
Rudi developed his executive career with Alcatel and British American Tobacco. During his tenure at British American Tobacco, he held a number of senior HR roles across the Group (including Europe, Africa, Middle East and Central/South Asia). He was appointed Group HR Director of the FTSE 10 company in 2004 and left the company in 2011.