Rudi Page is an award-winning international management consultant specialising in policy implementation for International Trade Support, healthcare management systems, independent panel member, workforce development (equalities), corporate social impact and is an independent panel member.
He facilitates Enhanced Leadership Insights (ELi) management model within UK Healthcare and the UK Caribbean Ministries of Health including Adviser to the Ministry of Health Antigua and Barbuda.
ELi portfolio includes the renowned and award-winning and innovative children’s futures, maternity futures, midwifery futures, ready to lead, shaping our future programmes underpinned by ELi coaching and mentoring for senior leaders and frontline staff.
He was appointed by Guy’s & St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust as Project Manager for the Mary Seacole Bicentenary Celebrations 2005 featuring the first Mary Seacole exhibition at the Florence Nightingale Museum.
Rudi facilitated the pathbreaking NLTEC/Business Link Synergy Project presenting his unique approach in Europe and USA, that has inspired engagement models for business support, regeneration,international trade and development across public, private and charity sectors– providing institutions with cultural insight and capacity to meet their goals and respond to the aspirations of all stakeholders.
Rudi, is the former CEO, RAFFA International Development Agency, an independent charity, supported by Church of God of Prophecy UK.This charity was awarded the coveted London 2012 Inspire mark for the Passing the Baton Programme:inspiring peaceful, caring and enterprising neighbourhoods. RAFFA, pioneered Faith Communities involvement within the NHS; mental health, cancer, prostate cancer and “One Love”, Blood donor programme. under Rudi’s leadership, RAFFA was the source for substantial medical equipment donations to Diaspora organisations and direct to Caribbean health systems including Mobile Blood Collection Units for Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, Jamaica and St Lucia.
Rudi, is the former sales & marketing manager for Dyke & Dryden Ltd, London ( 1982-1984) which was at the time the largest importer of hair care and beauty products for African and Caribbean Communities in the UK and Europe. Following a visit to “Bronner Brothers Show, Atlanta, USA, in July 1982, (as part of Dyke & Dryden Ltd Trade & Hairdresser’s Trade mission), on his return to London, he coined the title and co-ordinated the original “Afro Hair & Beauty, Exhibition at Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London W1, 19th-20th March 1983. The defining exhibition and showcase was opened by lady Pitt who said, “Black is beautiful and we must never be tired of saying so or showing how true that is.” Rudi followed that success through Haircare & Beauty ( Europe) with the HAIREX’86 and HAIREX’88 the biggest hairdresser-led shows ocombining high quality hairstyling techniques, dance, theatre and education. He travelled widely throughout the USA, meeting the founders and senior executives of all the major African American Manufacturers and the leading Hair stylists of the era.
Commerce, Culture and Learning ( Exhibitions, Festivals and Events )
2017 Diaspora Connect Fest, Montego Bay, Jamaica
2012 Passing the Baton Festival ( Awarded the coveted London 2012 Inspire Mark )
2007 Creative Futures: Achieve Your Potential
2007 Mary Seacole Knowledge Sharing Symposium, Spanish Town, Jamaica
2005 Mary Seacole Bi-Centenary Celebrations
1997 North West London Centennial Festival of Culture, Commerce & Education
1996 Diwali Celebrations, Harlesden, North West London
1996 London Domino Festival, London
1995 2nd IDF Domino World Cup, Maypen, Jamaica
1995 2nd Nations Cup, Santiago De Cuba
1994 IDF Nation Cup, Santiago De Cuba ( Cuba v Jamaica v England )
1993 IDF Domino World Cup, Kingston, Jamaica
1988 Hairex 88, Astoria, London
1986 Hairex 86, Kensington, London
1983 Afro Hair & Beauty’83, London
Articles and Essays
Business, Education and Conferences
Caribbean Health System, Programmes and Networks
Diaspora Delivery System
UK Health System, Programmes and Networks