Charles Jennings

Charles Jennings

Performance Improvement, Change Management, Learning

Charles Jennings is the Managing Director of Duntroon Associates. He is a leading thinker and practitioner in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning.

From 2002 until the end of 2008 Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

Charles has deep experience in both the business and learning practitioner sides of performance improvement and effective learning solutions. He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent.

His career includes roles as head of the UK national centre for networked learning, as a Professor at Southampton Business School, in senior business roles for global companies, and as an evaluator for the European Commission’s learning, performance and eCommerce research initiatives. He also sits on steering groups and advisory boards for national and international training, learning and leadership development bodies.

Charles has an impeccable record of developing and implementing leading-edge performance solutions spanning more than 30 years. In 2008 he was honoured with the UK World of Learning ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Learning Industry’ award in recognition of his work on performance improvement, and ‘just-in-time’ and informal learning. In 2011 he received the IITT/LPI (Learning & Performance Institute) Colin Corder award for his ‘significant and lasting contribution to the training industry’.

In 2006 Charles was one of six experts invited to be members of the UK Department of Trade & Industry’s Global Watch delegation to the USA on the “Beyond eLearning” mission.