Our Clan

Our Clan


Helen McAnally, MBA

Chair - Roebuck Global Resourcing

We are thrilled to announce that Helen has joined the Roebuck Global Resourcing senior team! With over 20 years of experience in senior recruitment and executive search across Australia, the Middle East, and the UK, Helen brings a wealth of knowledge and a global perspective to our operations. 

Helen's expertise in forming and growing companies is a perfect fit for our relationship-driven approach to business. At RGR we pride ourselves on providing personalised attention to our clients, candidates, and Associates, and Helen's relationship-led approach complements this perfectly. 

We are excited to have Helen on board, and her gusto, professionalism and direct approach are already adding tremendous value to our team. With her help, we look forward to delivering exceptional talent acquisition services to our clients and continuing to grow our business. Welcome, Helen! 

Jill Fanner – PG DMS, FILP, FIEP, Chartered MCIPD


Jill loved her career in the learning sector, specialising in management development, organisational growth and early adoption of elearning.  She relies on her knowledge and experience to guide clients in their hiring strategy and enhance the senior candidate experience. Her vast exposure to L&D, HR and executive search has proved to be a unique combination for delivering successful, complex and often challenging assignments.  

Jill has worked in partnership with many household names including Harrods, V & A Museum London, Unilever, British Film Institute (BFI), AGI, BUPA, DWP, OTIS Elevators, BAA, DLR, British Gas, Abbey National,  the Department of Health and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), New Look, Scottish and Newcastle and Lend Lease.

Vendors include; Atlas International, Skillsoft,  SumTotal Systems, Capita, Insights, QA, Brightwave, Kallidus, Pearsons, Emerald Publishing, Computerworld, MTC Media.


Jeffrey Dooney

US Associate Search Partner

In 2023, Roebuck Global welcomed Jeff to our team. 

Based in New York and bringing with him a wealth of experience in HCM SaaS and a deep understanding of the US and North American market, Jeff is highly experienced and well-connected, with a focus on delivering high-quality placement services within the technology, software, and SaaS niche.

Jill is thrilled to be working alongside such a seasoned professional who shares our strong ethical values. With Jeff's expertise and passion for excellence, we look forward to continuing to provide top-tier talent acquisition services to our clients.


Alex Keay, MBA

Board Advisor (NED)

We are excited to welcome Alex Keay as our new Board Advisor at Roebuck Global Resourcing. With his experience in international sales within the learning and development, IT, and SaaS sectors, Alex brings valuable insights to our growth plans. As a former client and candidate, Alex has first-hand experience of the level of support RGR offers, and we are delighted to have him on board.

As the Head of Global Partner Channel at Insights, Alex will provide strategic guidance on our value proposition, industry challenges, and international growth. We look forward to working closely with him and leveraging his expertise to drive our business forward.

In addition, Alex is a qualified Executive Coach and his understanding of the benefits coaching brings to senior leaders complements the approach of many of RGR’s Associates.

Teresa Scott, OBE, MBA, FCIPD

Associate Executive Director

We are honoured and delighted to include Teresa Scott in our core team at Roebuck Global Resourcing. Teresa is a skilled, resourceful, and highly respected leader and sector expert, with the resilience, strength of character and resources to develop and inspire a senior team, to consistently strive and achieve continued success across all aspects of the business.

As a longstanding member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and a Fellow of the Institute of Employability Professionals, Teresa offers strategic guidance to Boards and the IEP on future growth and development opportunities.  In 2016 Teresa was bestowed a Fellow of the IEP, and awarded Business Woman of the Year at the Network SHE awards.

Teresa was also recognised for her lifelong commitment to industry and awarded an OBE for Employability and Entrepreneurship in the Queen's New Year's Honours list in 2018.

Carol Grieve, ACC

Research and Executive Assistant

Carol joined Roebuck Global after re-locating to a Greek Island. She is the lynch-pin of our operation, supporting our senior management team and associate clan with a high level of administration, governance and communication.  Carol has over 15 years in management, trained in quality and project management. 

Carol's customer-centric approach, leadership experience and international coaching qualification come together to ensure she embodies our core values and mission.

We are indeed extremely fortunate to have such a highly experienced and passionate manager at the core of our team.




David Apparicio, MBE, JP, FRSA, FITOL

Senior Facilitator

We are delighted to include David in the Roebuck Global Resourcing clan, working collaboratively within the areas of employee engagement, training assessment/EDI audit, change and project management.

Key features of David's impressive CV include:

• Former Chair, Director of the British Institute of Learning and Development (The BILD) 2012 - 2017, a Fellow of BILD

• External Associate - Centre for Sustainable Business Practices at University of Northampton

• Fellow of the Institute of Training and Occupational Learning (FITOL) 

• 7 Habits Licensed Facilitator (Dr Stephen R Covey/Franklin Covey)

• Six Thinking Hats Licensed Facilitator (Dr Edward De Bono)

• NLP Master Practitioner  




Dr. Lyne Desormeaux

Associate Leadership and Executive Coach

Dr. Lyne Desormeaux is a Coach, Consultant and a Master Professional Coach (MCC) from ICF. Lyne has successfully consulted with and coached Fortune 100 and 500 leaders in industries such as advertising, healthcare, technology, insurance, manufacturing, financial services and government. Lyne is known for her courage, focus, and ability to help leaders understand both underlying issues and key strengths in order to create significant behavioural change. She has designed leadership programs, facilitated change management initiatives and has coached at all levels of organisations.

Lyne has worked with executives from companies such as Academy Securities, Aetna, Cisco, First County Bank, ING, Liberty Mutual, Lincoln Financial, Microsoft, SIAC, UBS and Webster Bank. Her Fortune 500 experience has included industries such as advertising, healthcare, technology, insurance, financial services, manufacturing and government.

Lyne obtained her Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. She also has a Masters Degree from Harvard University and a Bachelors Degree from the University of Ottawa.

Emma Cheyne

HCM Digital Marketing Executive (Intern)

Emma is studying HR and Digital Marketing, which is a perfect blend of our HCM offering at Roebuck Global Resourcing. Emma is spending time with with us to gain experience in honing her digital marketing skills, allowing her to apply her knowledge gained from university into practice in a commercial environment.  We look forward to mutual learning from each other.

Emma is very intelligent and generous and she has a bright future ahead of her.  Whilst study she has maintained a regular part-time sales role and volunteers in the marketing department of a very worthy Scottish charity. So far she has experience in:

•Event Management
•Press Releases
•Social Media Content
•Graphic Designing

Welcome to the clan Emma! 

Peter Waggott

Associate Leadership Coach/Sales Enabler

We are thrilled that Peter has joined the Roebuck Global Resourcing clan!

As an experienced Senior Manager and Qualified Coach, Peter is a welcomed addition to our Associate network and we are excited to have him on board. 

Peter has facilitated and delivered training in the UK, Europe and the Middle East.  In addition, Peter coaches neurodiverse individuals and his clients include Bank of Scotland, Lloyds and the NHS.

Peter is an Executive Fellow at the University of Aberdeen, Business School, where he works with under-graduates and graduates at both the University’s Aberdeen and Qatar campuses. Peter is the only UK training provider who has a sales programme recognised by a UK University.


Alan Gillies

Executive Strategy Consultant

Roebuck Global Resourcing is delighted to have the very experienced Alan Gillies in our team of Associates. Alan is an Executive Director and experienced Consultant.  He has consulted all over the world sharing his expertise in a variety of sectors and markets. Alan has worked with clients across Asia, Europe and North America and continues to have incredibly positive relationships with those he has had the pleasure of working with.

Alan’s broad commercial experience, gained globally in pharmaceuticals and the learning and development sector adds a pragmatic and practical lens to his approach which he utilises to ensure that any programme or project is grounded in action-based deliverables and outcomes that can be applied within the organisations he works with.

Sylvia Baldock

Associate Consultant - Team Engagement and Collaboration Specialist

Sylvia's background is multi-faceted and she has experience in team engagement, collaboration, personal impact, thought leadership, professional speaking, presentation skills and she is also an Executive Coach/Mentor and author.


Sylvia regularly MC's events as well as running workshops on the following –

· Becoming more significant

. Harnessing your unique value and operate with confident and purpose

. Creating collaborative teams

Sesh Sukhdeo, MBA

Associate - Board Advisor

Sesh has over 30 years’ experience of working with Multi National Organisations, SME’s Entrepreneurs and Governments. A true ‘C’ level professional and gravitas, Sesh is a Trusted Advisor to Boards and Leadership teams with a specific focus on transformation and capacity building. He has spoken at the UN and is a key note speaker and thought leader on Innovative Software including AI. 

He has spoken at the UN and is a key note speaker and thought leader on innovative software including AI. 

Senior executive support, and Board guide
Value creation and re-engineering
C-Level Gravitas
30+ years' experience across Private and Public sector
Proven track record of designing innovative growth interventions
Strong background in capability and capacity building
Investment advisory support.

Sesh is also credited with and MBA.

Liam O'Meara

HCM Sales and Growth Strategy Associate

As an Associate, Liam will contribute his extensive HCM and LT sales leadership experience and profound insights into our endeavours. His strategic prowess will be instrumental in supporting our clients with their Go-To-Market (GTM) strategies and expansion plans into new territories.

Liam's invaluable experience will be harnessed to elevate the growth strategy of our clients, particularly nurturing the capabilities of commercial revenue teams and crafting competency frameworks that bolster the recruitment and development of team members.

Ravi Backory

IT/Digital Lead Recruitment Associate

Ravi has extensive market knowledge in IT development, MS dynamics, cloud and network recruitment.  His expertise enables RGR to manage our growing technical demand within learning technologies, HCM software and fintech.

Having commenced his career in property rental and sales, Ravi quickly established himself as a key team player and subsequently moved into first line management.  His attention to detail, customer-centric approach, together with effective sales and negotiating skills, has provided a great platform to hone the key skills of a passionate recruiter.

Prior to joining Roebuck Global Resourcing, Ravi worked as a technical/IT recruiter where he conducted executive level searches across a variety of industries. 


Melanie MacIntyre

Associate Leadership Coach

The vibrant and authentic Mel is an international executive & leadership coach who helps leaders silence their inner critic, develop powerful authenticity and transition into their next role or chapter with confidence and ease.

She specialises in supporting female leaders & entrepreneurs who want to create a bigger impact elevate their leadership brand & avoid burnout through research based feminine success strategies.

Key areas are Executive Coaching, Leadership Development, Life Coaching and Business Consultancy.