About Rob Munro

Rob Munro - Innovation Consultant, Coach and Speaker

Rob Munro – Innovation Consultant, Coach and Speaker

Hello and welcome

Are you looking to improve results from innovation and technology management? As a strategic adviser I could help.

►WHAT I DO: I improve the innovation management systems of technology-led firms by working on business imperative projects to generate new revenue within 12 months. 

►HOW I DO IT: Through business-led projects using validated research methods on how the best companies operate and by coaching your teams to identify and prioritise highly attractive innovation-led growth projects.


Decision Support – Improve the selection of growth solutions and provide validated rationale for choices using portfolio techniques.

Direction and Pace – Rapidly validate and communicate investments to stakeholders for new technologies using strategic roadmapping.

Technology development and change – Selecting options for new technologies aimed at boosting productivity, revenues and profitability using decision-support methods.

Scaling up – Techno-commercial planning for scaling technology-led businesses and helping you create solutions to dealing with obstacles to growth.

Capacity and Capability – Producing innovation muscle and increasing organisational maturity of companies & leaders and staff skills including training and executive education programmes.



Speed: “Within 2 months we had a validated roadmap for new ingredients range.”

New Revenues: “Roadmapping identified over $100m new revenue in digital technologies.”

Technology Strategy: “Validated 10 new areas for technology-led innovation, evaluating the make-vs.-buy and technology intelligence needed to get us there.”

Facilitation: “The disciplined 2-day workshop process facilitation kept us on track.”

Style: “Rob has walked the talk and has a real passion for innovation; the rigorous project design means we know what we are doing next and our budget is well leveraged. We estimate at least 10x ROI on project cost.”

Recent success stories where I have supported businesses:

•    Chemicals: Designing Open Innovation Architecture (FTSE100)
•    Energy: Designing and Delivering Complex Development Programme (Energy)
•    Pharma: Formulations Process Technology Strategic Roadmap (Fortune 500)
•    High Value Manufacturing: Delivering Growth and Asset Plans (FTSE50)
•    Bioprocessing:  Applications to InnovateUK for R&D Funding (SME)
•    Software: Creating a Business Development Strategy (SME)
•    Consulting: Developing Business Processes (Start-up)
•    Services: Non-Exec Innovation Director (SME)

Let’s have a conversation about how we can move your organisation forward.

Personal Testimonials

“Rob provided a professional insight to innovation leadership together with strategies for removing obstacles to progress.”  Technology Director, FTSE100 Chemical Co.

“Rob produced a Technology Road Map which outlined the direction and key challenges for a critical element of our innovation programme. He conducted the work professionally, sensitively capturing and articulating the consortium’s views.” CEO, Britest Ltd.

“Rob is a compelling communicator and his observations are well-constructed and helpful particularly his insights and analysis of business issues to help make innovation programmes a reality.” Development Director, FTSE100 Chemical Co.

“Rob has a clear passion for promoting innovation and I was very pleased with his engagement with our members and with the manner in which he was able to articulate the challenges.” Innovation Director, Industrial Consortium

Rob was instrumental in helping us explain our ideas within the funding competition… his insight, focus and understanding contributed to what we felt was an excellent application.” Global Business Development Manager, Chemoxy International

Take action and contact me for a first discussion – Direct on +44 (0)7896 128 878 or email me at rob.munro@systemgrowthconsulting.com