Cassandra Patrovani, Post Graduate Diploma, Organisational Behaviour (Birbeck College, University of London), Diploma Marketing, FLMI, ACS is an internationally qualified and experienced Management and Behavioural Consultant and has been actively involved in providing back office support to Consulting Partners and Associates in New Zealand, Australia, Malaysia, USA and the UK designing interventions for global companies such as BP-Ford and Coca Cola. Locally she has contributed to the development of Role, Group and Action Methods through interventions at The University of the West Indies, TSTT, GoRTT Ministries, Petrotrin and PricewaterhouseCoopers – to name a few. Her current focus is on Strategic HR Design, HRIS Implementation and, Leadership and Management Development.
Over the past years Cassandra has held the following local organizational roles: Change Manager for GoRTT’s implementation of PeopleSoft; Group Executive, Human Resources and Corporate Communications at One Caribbean Media; Senior Human Resources Business Partner at British American Tobacco Caribbean and Central America, and, Vice President, Human and Corporate Relations at The National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (NGC). While at NGC she led a team of international Consultants to implement the SAP SuccessFactors HRIS positioning NGC as the first and only Caribbean organisation to benefit from the full suite of this HR platform.
Her professional education has taken her through Actuarial Science, Programming and Systems Design, Marketing, Financial Analysis, Training and Development, Strategic Planning, Manufacturing Operations and of course Human Resources. She is specialized in the areas of Strategic Human Resource Management, Change Management, Behavioural and Relational Analysis, Groupwork, Group Development and Facilitation. She is an internationally qualified and certified Trainer, Facilitator, Occupational Counsellor and Group Leader and continues to build on her extensive training in Group Development and Action Methods. She maintains professional memberships the Society for Human Resources Management, the American Society for Training and Development, the International Association of Facilitators, the Association for Specialists in Groupwork, the British Psychological Society, the American Society for Group Psychotherapy & Psychodrama and the Australia New Zealand Psychodrama Association.
Cassandra is currently reading and researching for her MBA in Leadership and Sustainability. She is the proud mother of a five year old who, on a daily basis, challenges everything she has learned about human behavior and development. She actively enjoys extreme sports, fishing, hiking, camping, photography and writing. She edits and reviews for the International Association of Facilitators focusing on Dialogue and Process.