Bob specializes in behavioural analysis and consults world-wide. With over 40 years of practical cross sector experience in environments where communication is vital, from law enforcement to high stakes negotiations, he has developed a range of behaviour centric approaches to assist in building positive interpersonal conversational climates.
A qualified facilitator, and former lecturer at City, University of London, he provides a blended interactive approach to professional development which effectively links academic theory to practice based situations.
Bob is currently retained by Volvo Trucks UK as an advanced communications specialist facilitator, undertakes bespoke in house programme design and also regularly provides keynote presentations at conferences and events.
Patrick Tan is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Fortis Law Corporation. His areas of practice include commercial litigation and arbitration, wealth management, and private client matters. He is a Notary Public Commissioner for Oaths, a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, as well as an accredited Associate Mediator, appointed by the Singapore Mediation Centre and the Primary Dispute Resolution Centre of the State Courts of Singapore.
He also currently serves as a Volunteer Mediator for Small Claims Tribunal, State Courts of Singapore, as well as State Courts-SMC panel of mediators for the Volunteer Mediator Programme (Magistrate Complaints). In addition he is also a Legal advisor for Singapore Estate Agents Association. Patrick obtained his LL.B. (Hons) at the Nottingham University, where he received top honours, clinching several academic awards in land law, company law and partnership law.
In 2005, Patrick was nominated for the Spirit of Enterprise Award in Singapore for founding M/s Patrick Tan & Associates (now known as Fortis Law). In 2007, Patrick steered the firm into becoming the first law firm in Singapore to be accredited with the PrimeLaw Practice Management Excellence Standard awarded by the Law Society of Singapore. It is also the first law firm to be awarded the Volunteer of the Year Award 4 times in a row from 2010 to 2013 by the Law Society of Singapore.