Dr. Ron Elsdon Ron Elsdon, Ph.D. (www.elsdon.com) is a founder of Elsdon Organizational Renewal (a division of Elsdon, Inc.) and New Beginnings Career and College Guidance. Ron specializes in the workforce and career development fields, providing organizational career services and consulting, individual career counseling and coaching, public speaking, publishing and lecturing. Ron has more than 25 years of leadership experience at diverse organizations in a broad range of sectors, and has been an adjunct faculty member at, or affiliated with, several universities. He is author of Affiliation in the Workplace: Value Creation in the New Organization (Praeger, 2003), and editor of Building Workforce Strength: Creating Value through Workforce and Career Development (Praeger, 2010). With his co-author Ron was awarded the Walker Prize by the Human Resource Planning Society for the paper that best advances state-of-the-art thinking or practices in human resources. He holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Cambridge University, a Master’s degree in Career Development from John F. Kennedy University, and a first class honors degree in Chemical Engineering from Leeds University.