William Baldwin
Managing Partner


Personal Summary

A seasoned professional focused on business growth, compliance and change who has led large scale business transformation projects across several different industrial sectors, business types and sizes. By the application of a variety of management tools including Strategic/Operational Planning, Lean Six Sigma, EFQM, Quality Management, Neuroscience of Change, Process Re-Engineering, Continuous Improvement, Corporate Governance and Health & Safety Management I have assisted in the growth of every organisation I interacted with.

Over 25 years supporting a variety of industrial/service environments including personal care, heavy engineering, professional services, food & beverages, chemicals and animal feed in functions including Quality, Health & Safety, Corporate Governance, Human Resources, Organisational Change, Operational & Business Excellence and Enterprise Risk Management.

Career Achievements

  • Project/Change management – Lead over several organisation wide transformation projects (comprising over 50 sub-projects) leading to increased profitability, increased revenue, increased productivity, reduced cost, reduced risk and increased customer satisfaction.
  • Leadership and Management – Lead multi-discipline, multi-functional and diverse nationality teams both at a strategic and operational level.
  • Exposure to Board of Directors and Executive Committee (CXO) on the implementation of projects focused on improving Corporate Governance, Compliance, Operational Excellence, Risk Management and Customer Satisfaction.
  • Successfully lead the establishment of 3 internal academies delivering learning and development programs to all levels


  • University of Portsmouth – MSc. Occupational Environmental Health and Safety Management
  • University College Dublin – National Certificate in Health & Safety
  • NUI Maynooth – National Certificate in Training and Continuing Education (Adult Ed)
  • Waterford Institute of Technology – BSc. Chemistry and Quality Management
  • City & Guilds – Certificate in Quality Assurance
  • Waterford RTC – National Diploma in Applied Chemistry
  • Waterford RTC – National Certificate in Pharmaceutical Science

Positions Held

  • Managing Partner – Ruya Advisory – 2013 – Present
  • Board Member/HR Committee Chair – North Dublin MABS – 2019 – Present
  • Operations Manager – Service Matters – 2019 – 2019
  • Group Manager Learning & Development – Agthia Group PJSC – 2011 – 2013
  • Group Risk Officer – Agthia Group PJSC – 2011 – 2013
  • Group Manager Quality Assurance & SHE – Agthia Group PJSC – 2009 – 2011
  • Group Business Excellence Manager (including L&D) – Al Batha Group – 2003 – 2009