The programme Strategy Consultants' Approach to Problem Solving is led by Dr Marc Baaij and James Parker.
Dr Marc Baaij
Marc Baaij is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at RSM. Marc was a strategy consultant and research manager of the Dutch office of the Boston Consulting Group. He also worked for IBM in the Netherlands.He is the academic director of RSM's Executive Master in Management Consultancy, and teaches on the RSM Diploma Programme in Business Management & Leadership, the flagship programme of RSM’s Executive Education & Organisational Development department. Marc is the author of ‘The Consultancy Method: From Problem to Solution’ and co-author of ‘The Craft of Strategy Formation: Translating Business Issues into Actionable Strategies’. Read more
James Parker is a Partner at Parma Consulting Group, and has more than 20 years experience in consulting and managing professional organisations. He worked for McKinsey in North America, UK and the Netherlands, was a founding partner of Mitchell Madison Group, and Managing Partner of Boer & Croon Corporate Strategy. He was also a Director of First Level Young Executives and manager of Barclays Bank International in Canada and Zaire. James has a MA from Oxford and an MBA from INSEAD. James co-authored ‘Changing the Leopard’s Spots. Renewal of the Professional Firm’ (2009).