Rob Kindness

International Development Director – South East Asia

Rob joined learndirect’s international team in June 2020 and comes with 11 years’ experience in the vocational and professional qualification industry in both an international business development role and, prior to that, as accreditation services manager.

As our international development Director for the ASEAN region, he is based in Kuala Lumpur for much of the time and is focused on generating new business opportunities in South East Asia (SEA) by establishing relationships with government ministries and NGOs, as well as professional, technical and vocational colleges and specialist training organisations.

Rob is not just in SEA to promote our great range of online qualifications and training courses, he can also support your organisation by using his knowledge, experience and expertise with the following value-added services:

  • developing customised qualification standards into an assessment specification for accreditation

  • advising on learning programme content and teaching materials

  • the training of trainers in lesson planning for knowledge and skills-based learning

Rob is the territory manager for Borneo, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam – as well as the Far East, China, Hong Kong, Japan and Taiwan.

Hobbies and Interests:

Live music events, playing guitar (badly), walking his dog called Otis, travel (of course) and supporting Newcastle United Football Club whenever he is back in UK.

Contact Rob:

+44 7570 353206 (WhatsApp)

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