Richard Arnott

Richard is a Director of Business Management Training Group Ltd and the author and lead presenter of the  Advanced Certificate for the Executive Assistant ACEA™ in the Americas.

Richard is an accomplished Programme Director and Big 4 Management Consultant with over 30 years’ global project and programme management experience within the Financial Services, Utilities, Logistics and Infrastructure sectors. He specialises in project management, business transformation and change management and is co-Author and founder of many of the Business Management Training Group’s accredited courses. Richard has held senior management positions in Asia and Europe and worked as a Management Consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers in the UK. Richard is currently a Director of several companies based in the UK and in Asia.

Richard is a Fellow of both the Institute of Administrative Management and the Institute of Training and Occupational Learning. Richard also sits on the Executive Secretary Magazine Editorial Board and is an Isipho Admin Angel.

Richard lives in Perth, Scotland and is a keen rugby and football supporter (his playing days long past). Richard tries to attend the world-famous Hong Kong Rugby 7s as often as possible and his two football teams are Perth St Johnstone in the Scottish Premier league and Arsenal in the English Premier League

Read Richard Arnott’s articles in Executive Secretary Magazine:
The key attributes of an effective Executive Personal Assistant
Mission, Vision and Strategy – and the importance for the Executive Assistant
Project Governance and the Role of the Executive Assistant
How Effective are Your Meetings?

Richard’s Session:

Project Management Basics

Richard’s Webinar covers some Project Management Basics introducing Assistants to some of the key terminology and background to business projects. This forms part of a wider project management module which is covered fully in the ACEPAtm / ACEAtm programme.

Book Richard’s session (as well as over 50 others) for just $49 at and help us to support Vickie Sokol Evans.


Anyone buying the Webathon will be entitled to US$250* off the current price of any Advanced Certificate for the Executive Personal Assistant ACEPAtm or the Advanced Certificate for the Executive Assistant ACEAtm running in the countries below for the remainder of 2017. 

*offer limited to 2 delegates per course on first come first served basis