E. Forrest Christian

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E. Forrest Christian
Technology Risk Management & Oversight
Truist Financial

For over 20 years, Forrest Christian has demonstrated his deeply held belief that work should be liberating, not imprisoning.

As an author, speaker and strategic consultant, his clients have written that he “has a unique insight” that propelled them to get unstuck and move forward to success.

He serves as the leader of The Manasclerk Company where they help individuals and teams achieve their very best by working with what naturally works for them, their situation and their market environment, bringing people, ideas, and technologies together to transform business processes, identify opportunities, and advance strategic objectives.

Forrest has a wide knowledge of IT and software, having done a variety of roles in organizations both large to small, from big business to big science, working with every level.

An experienced trainer, he is often called on to provide custom transformative learning experiences. He currently works in technology operational risk management for a large US-based financial company.

Contributions to the field of Requisite Organization practice and to the Global Organization Design Society and its associates.


Degrees and certifications

BA Trinity College

Contact Info


Major organizations and consulting firms that provide Requisite Organization-based services

A global association of academics, managers, and consultants that focuses on spreading RO implementation practices and encouraging their use
Dr. Gerry Kraines, the firms principal, combines Harry Levinson's leadership frameworks with Elliott Jaques's Requisite Organization. He worked closely with Jaques over many years, has trained more managers in these methods than anyone else in the field, and has developed a comprehensive RO-based software for client firms.
Founded as an assessment consultancy using Jaques's CIP methods, the US-based firm expanded to talent pool design and management, and managerial leadership practice-based work processes
Former RO-experienced CEO, Ron Harding, provides coaching to CEOs of start-ups and small and medium-size companies that are exploring their own use of RO concepts.  His role is limited, temporary and coordinated with the RO-based consultant working with the organization
Ron Capelle is unique in his multiple professional certifications, his implementation of RO concepts through well designed organization development methods, and his research documenting the effectiveness of his firm's interventions
A Toronto requisite organization-based consultancy with a wide range of executive coaching, training, organization design and development services.
A Sweden-based consultancy, Enhancer practices time-span based analysis, executive assessment, and provides due diligence diagnosis to investors on acquisitions.
Founded by Gillian Stamp, one of Jaques's colleagues at Brunel, the firm modified Jaques;s work-levels, developed the Career Path Appreciation method, and has grown to several hundred certified assessors in aligned consulting firms world-wide recently expanding to include organization design
Requisite Organization International Institute distributes Elliott Jaques's books, papers, and videos and provides RO-based training to client organizations