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‘Come to the edge,’ he said.
They said, ‘We are afraid.’
‘Come to the edge,’ he said. 
They came.
He pushed them…
And they flew.

Guillaume Apollinaire, French Poet & Critic

Trainers and Consultants

At Murabbi we work with the world’s best in the field of training and consultancy to provide our clients with a service that is characterised by specialism, creativity and innovation. Our courses are strengthened through guest presentations by world leading experts on different areas. Our extensive network of freelance consultants include the following:

Robin Alfred

Robin is an experienced organisational consultant, trainer and executive coach who has worked with clients such as Nokia and PWC. He is part of Murabbi Consulting’s network of experienced freelance trainers.

He is also an Associate and Lead Presenter for Olivier Mythodrama, where his work allows him to marry his longstanding interest in theatre and improvisation, with his passion for contributing to the development of tomorrow's leaders.

Robin is trained in a wide variety of approaches to personal and organisational development including: Appreciative Inquiry, the Frameworks for Change Coaching Process, Process Work, Spiral Dynamics and Tools for Corporate Transformation.

Having worked as a trainer, educator and social work manager for 15 years, he has extensive experience of leading and developing groups and individuals in a variety of settings.

Al Orr

Al is an expert researcher and training facilitator with Murabbi consulting. He has been involved with major community-based research projects with various reputable institutes.

He has written and edited a number of works including an extensive guidebook on media work, research on British community leaders, and a series of articles for Emel Magazine. He is Deputy Registrar of the Science Council where he takes the lead on issues of professionalism and trust.

Yawar Baig

Yawar is an international coach, trainer and facilitator who is part of Murabbi consulting’s network of freelance consultants. He specialises in Leadership in Family Businesses, and enabling the critical transition from being ‘Person-driven to becoming Process-driven’ to create Enduring Leadership ©.

Yawar applies his own experience of working both in family businesses and global MNCs to show business families how to grow, yet stay together. In his words, “It’s more about family than about business”. He founded YAWAR BAIG & ASSOCIATES through which he works with prominent family businesses in India and South Africa in the role of Life Coach and Mentor. His skill of working effectively across boundaries of culture, making Eastern values blend with Western systems, is his USP.

His personal style reflects openness, competence, and value based professionalism. He speaks 5 languages. Yawar has designed and implemented interventions in many global organisations based on the application of Leadership & Management fundamentals in an experiential learning format, to enhance knowledge and skill application.

Abdallah Kalam

Abdallah is a strategy consultant with experience ranging across the energy, utilities, manufacturing and public sector industries. Abdallah graduated with an MEng in Engineering, Economics and Management from the University of Oxford and is currently a senior consultant with CRA International.

Prior to joining CRA, he was a consultant with Accenture where he was involved in a number of strategy projects in the energy and healthcare sectors. Abdallah has extensive experience working with public and private organizations in the UK, the Middle East and West Africa and is a member of Murabbi's network of freelance consultants.

Matiur Rahman Choudhury

Matiur is an experienced finance professional who has worked at senior levels in the public and private sector.

He graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science, is a member of the CIPFA and has an MBA from the London Business School. In addition, he has been involved with community activities and educational institutes. He is a member of Murabbi’s network of freelance consultants.