Phoenix Change Consultancy is registered as a company in the UK and Finland to provide the consulting and coaching services of Robin Greaves. As well as private individuals, clients have included universities, hospitals, Local Government, private companies, QUANGOs, and private public partnerships. Robin is a member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council and of the APM.
Robin studied architecture at Nottingham University and computer science at Birkbeck College, UCL. He was awarded the Diploma of the Architectural Association and elected to the RIBA. Robin trained in environmental mediation at the Environment Council, was a neighbourhood mediator with MEND, and registered as a commercial mediator with the Centre for Dispute Resolution. He has also provided counseling to victims of crime.
Prior to moving to Finland in 2004, Robin was an Associate Director at Cyril Sweett, an international multi-disciplinary practice in London. Robin was consultant to Greenwich Council in London, where he provided coaching services to the Chief Executive's office for the Sure Start programme, tasked with delivering care and education services for young children and their families. He devised and implemented inner city regeneration programmes, and IT driven business change projects. He also bid managed Private Public Partnership contracts, and developed the role of Independent Certifier for hospitals. As the key component of an area regeneration programme he planned and delivered the Robert Owen Early Excellence Centre, working with local people and groups to include the area's disaffected youth. He is currently researching a thesis of evolutionary sociopsychology.