Russell Caird

History and experience

Russell has a wealth of experience in the Financial Services industry having spent over 25 years in retail and corporate banking. He has a strong working knowledge and understanding of financial products including insurances.

Working at a senior level, Russell was responsible for managing large teams to deliver demanding sales targets. Since moving into consultancy, he has been able to use this “hands on” experience to help individuals and teams achieve their true potential.


As an accomplished facilitator, Russell regularly delivers workshops and conferences and has worked with a range of public, private and voluntary sector clients. Industry sectors include transport, retail, housing, charities, financial services, manufacturing, distribution and construction.

Training style

Russell is highly professional. He has a relaxed and informal approach but retains a clear focus on delivering measurable outcomes.

Russell strongly believes that the key to making a step change in performance is for people to be fully engaged – both hearts and minds.


Russell has experience in the design and delivery of bespoke leadership and management training, which can be delivered in-house or at the Centre. He has recently developed our new management course – Sales skills: enjoy successful selling.

Russell also trains on a number of other courses at the Centre, including: Moving up in managementProject management, Appraisal skills and Focus groups.


“Really fantastic. Russell was brilliant and inspiring – he was really good at explaining some quite complex information and great at thinking of relevant examples.”
AO, Holocaust Memorial Day Trust

“Russell was an excellent trainer and made the session interesting and fun.”
MS, Charter Housing

“Russell was great and very engaging. I feel more confident about choosing when to be assertive and under what situations to be assertive.” 
EW, King’s College London