Albers School of Business and Economics


Robert Spencer

Transformation Adviser
Ernst & Young

Company Description

Performance Improvement group in EY's Advisory practice.

Job Description

Assist EY project teams with major change management programs, usually with a cultural change element.

Employment History

2013 to present - EY, Transformation Adviser; 2010 to 2013 - Change Consulting Associates, Principal; 1994 to 2009 - Accenture, Human Performance Partner; 1980 to 1993 - Puget Sound Energy, various management roles; 1977 to 1979 - Seattle City Light, Rate Analyst; 1976 to 1977 - Metro, Water Quality Intern


1976 to 1979 - University of Washington, doctoral studies in urban history and energy policy; 1974 to 1976 - Portland State University, Master of Urban Studies, economics and social psychology; 1973 to 1974 - Portland State University, Bachelor of Science, philosophy; 1970 to 1972 - Pacific Lutheran University, pre-divinity studies

Mentoring Objectives & Scope

Discussions of how to apply change management principles in academic or professional activities

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

Place of their choosing, usually a coffee shop (though happy to "walk and talk" as well)

Additional Information

Just a really swell guy.