Luca's background is in consulting where he spent 7 years working with heads of LD, Business School Faculty and Programme Directors to diagnose and design solutions in executive development. Luca also spent a large amount of time researching BS Faculty to understand who are those genuinely interested in addressing leadership & organisational challenges. In 2011 Luca relocated to Singapore where he set up Accelerance with the desire to develop a different approach: "Driving change through learning", leveraging true collaboration with clients that brings together openness, listening, questioning, challenging thinking, co-creation and impact measurement.
The Learning Partnership: L&D Advisor
Areas of expertise: L&D consulting, problem solving, project management, change management, ability to match the best subject expert to the organizations’ learning needs, relationship building
Passion: Help organizations be more human
Based in: London and Singapore
Tim's background includes over 20 years in global positions in leadership development, OD and learning at world class companies in broadcasting, telecommunications, aviation and aerospace, engineering and service sectors. he has led global culture change programmes, all-employee large-scale interventions, executive-led OD and the design and delivery of leadership development solutions at every level. He is an outstanding facilitator who works with credibility and success when bespoke solutions to unfamiliar problems are required.
The BBC and Motorola: OD and Leadership Consultant
Rolls-Royce: Global Head of Talent and Learning and Development
Kenya Airways: Head of Leadership
Syngenta: Head of Talent
Serco Group plc: Director of Leadership Development
Areas of expertise: Leadership Development; OD and Change; Coaching; Learning
Passion: Tim has a special interest in the way leaders use language, conversation and stories to engage and motivate teams to improve corporate performance.
Based in: United Kingdom
Antoine is a HR professional with a range of professional experiences mainly gained in Belgium.
Holder of a Master’s Degree in Labour and Industrial Relations from the University of Liege, Antoine arrived in London in 2011 to further broaden his horizon and is currently doing a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management at the University of London
A French native speaker, he started his career in the event industry managing a variety of private, corporate and sporting events before his career evolved to a recruitment and training role for Adecco hospitality.
He was later recruited to develop the network of agencies of a newly established company in the healthcare industry. There, he ended acting as managing director and focused its activity on business development, process re-engineering, and managing trade union relations.
Areas of expertise: training and development; project management; HR
Passion: Antoine is passionate about helping leaders create coherence in organizations and help individuals make sense of their day to day working experience
Based in: London
Mark advises organisations on how to build their leadership capability. He brings an architectural approach, designing and implementing creative leadership development solutions to support collective and individual performance improvement. Mark’s broad experience includes managing large-scale change and development initiatives, establishing corporate universities, teaching on business school programmes and facilitating leadership development in new arenas
Barclays: Senior Organisation & Leadership Development Consultant
Ernt & Young: Head of Learning & Development
Bovis Construction Ltd: Head of Learning & Development
Areas of expertise: Leadership Development; Learning & Development; Organisation Development
Passion: Designing and implementing creative leadership development solutions to build organisations' leadership capability
Based in: London
With 30-plus years of experience in people and organizational matters in the U.S., Europe and Japan, Karen is known for her empathetic style, ability to diagnose, and capacity to partner for solutions.
Karen is often recognized by others for her ability to quickly comprehend business and leadership styles, cultural context, and organizational dynamics, facilitating her clients’ ability to realize their goals. Clients and colleagues alike appreciate her for her supportive and direct style and ability to bring clarity and focus to complex issues. Feedback suggests that Karen’s sensitivity, compassion and quiet humor serve others well.
Karen currently works with individuals and teams globally across industries. Her work is primarily focused on individual and team coaching, facilitation and mediation as well as consulting across the broad spectrum of disciplines that compromise talent management.
Syngenta: Global Head Talent Management (Talent Development, Succession, Recruitment) and Diversity; F. Hoffmann-La Roche:
Global Head Center of Excellence for Leadership Effectiveness (Leadership Development, Succession and Performance), Pharma Division; F. Hoffmann-La Roche: Global Business Partner, Pharma Research,
Areas of expertise: Karen has deep subject matter expertise in leadership development to include development of global leadership and competency frameworks, succession, performance management, diversity and inclusion, recruitment, coaching, facilitation and mediation. As well, she has experience with development and implementation of new business model start-ups, merger integration, re-structuring, and outsourcing.
Passion: Karen is passionate about learning, growth and transformation, partnering with individuals and teams to comprehend and pursue new possibilities. She is also passionate about the culinary arts, nature conservancy, and curling.
Based in: Basel
Danny’s Organisational Leadership Coaching and Consulting practice draws on his more than 25 years of extensive, diverse MNC experience in Strategic HR, Organisation Learning and Development, People and Change Strategy before embarking on Leadership Talent consulting & coaching practice. Danny brings deep industry knowledge, experience in leading teams, working with key stakeholders & business leaders, leaders & their teams through blended solutions & high impact programs.
PDI and Korn Ferry: Director of Client Leadership Solutions;
Rhodia (Solvay Group): APAC VP & Head of HR;
Visa: Regional HR Director (Asia);
TNT: Regional HR Director (Asia)
Areas of expertise: Organisation & Leadership Coaching, Leadership & Talent Consulting, People & Change Strategy, Organisation & Learning Development - leadership assessments, emerging leaders/high potential identification and development programs.
Passion: Danny believes in “Engaging Leaders in Thoughtful Sustainable Leadership Transitions & Transformation” to build “Better Leaders, Better World”.
Based in: Singapore
Mike works for a variety of Global 500 clients as a strategic OD consultant, facilitator, program director and executive coach. A few of Mike’s recent projects include the development of a global Learning Strategy and Operating Model for a leading financial services firm as well as the design and execution of a strategic talent assessment for the Operations division of a leading European Bank . At Deutsche Bank, Mike developed and implemented the Bank’s current leadership model and talent management processes. In addition, Mike was responsible for the introduction of the Bank’s global Leadership & Management Curriculum
Deutsche Bank: Global Head of Talent & Leadership
Areas of expertise: Organizational Development; Leadership & Management Development
Talent Management; coaching
Passion: Help organizations improve business performance by maximizing leadership capability and management productivity
Based in: New York (US)
Emma works with organisations to help ensure that the potential and power that people offer is maximised. As an Organisation Development Consultant and Executive Coach, she wholeheartedly believes in helping people find their own solutions for their challenges, and in maximising reflection and learning such that they are better equipped next time around
Medtronic: Director of Organization Development
Personnel Decisions International (PDI): VP and Director Leadership Development Services EMEA
Areas of expertise: Organisation Development, Executive Coaching, Team Effectiveness, including via Volunteering (CSR Activities), Talent Management, Succession, Performance Management,
Women's Leadership Development, Talent selection, Assessment
Passion: Making sure that the potential and power that people offer is maximised
Based in: Geneva
With more than 30 years in the business environment, including 14 years living and working as an executive in Southeast and Northeast Asia, Anna understands the complexity of achieving business objectives across cultural borders.
Anna has extensive experience in managing change processes, both at an individual and organisational level. She has provided high-level strategic planning and consultation services to many corporate clients in Asia-Pacific. Her focus is on team building, communication strategies, organisational culture scans and alignment to assist companies, teams and individual executives in defining new initiatives as a result of joint ventures and mergers where cultural appreciation and virtual team management were critical to successful business objectives.
Anna's pragmatic approach is focused on behavioural shifts, insightful decision-making and capacity expansion.
Marketing Director in the cosmetics industry; Director of Client Services, consulting to international airlines; Consultant to United Nations.
Areas of expertise: Executive coaching, leadership development, creating collaborative communication cultures within global teams, future leadersDNA, organisational culture shaping, CSR, effecting organisational and team alignment.
Passion: Anna is passionate about managing Transitions and advising as well as guiding executives on their journey. She is committed to working with companies and individuals who think differently, who see responsibility as looking for real economic value beyond the bottom line.
Based in: Sydney
Steve Mostyn, an experienced designer and director of senior executive education programmes, is an Associate Fellow at Saïd Business School. His particular expertise is in the concept of leadership as a narrative process; he has also been involved in innovation in executive education for a number of providers.
Steve has been involved in Lancaster University Management School’s Innovation in Executive Development programme and was Adjunct Programme Director for London Business School’s MLab. He is currently directing Edinburgh Napier Business School’s NHS Lothian Masters in Leadership Practice 2010 – 2013. He has directed Standard Chartered Bank’s ‘Leading Across Boundaries’ programme.
From 2005 until 2009, Steve was Head of Executive Development at RBS Business School, prior to which he was OD and Executive Development Manager for Motorola University for ten years. He is currently an Honorary Teaching Fellow at Lancaster University Management School and, in 2009, was Honorary Visiting Teaching Fellow at Edinburgh Napier Business School. Steve is also the founder of Steve Mostyn Associates which develops innovative solutions for organisations and business schools to develop senior leaders.
Steve has contributed to London Business School’s MLab Magazine and authored a chapter in The Pfeiffer Annual Leadership Development 2010: ‘The Paradox of Developing Leaders’.
Steve has a BA (Hons) in Politics and Sociology from the University of Reading, an MBA from the University of Central England and he participated in the ODHRM at Columbia Graduate School of Business in 2003. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development.
Associate Fellow at Saïd Business School
Head of Executive Development at RBS Business School
OD and Executive Development Manager at Motorola
Areas of expertise: Executive Education and Development, Business School Innovation, Action Learning, Executive Team Provocateur and facilitator, Leadership Development
Passion: Encouraging executives to grow by helping them understand and act on their critical role to grow more leaders
Based in: Glasglow
Ragil is a qualified Clinical Psychologist with a background in academia and a decade of experience in Corporate Talent Management and Learning & Development globally. He is currently working with several clients in various organisations based or represented in Asia, providing talent management and L&D consulting, full spectrum learning programmes focusing on management and interpersonal competencies, and selective executive coaching
Old Mutual: Group talent manager
Credit Suisse: Talent Development lead [Investment Banking Operations Asia]
Areas of expertise: Leadership dvpt; Talent Management; Succession Planning; Assessment; Coaching
Passion: Leveraging cultural differences in leading organisations and delivering high-performance
Based in: Bangkok
Alan’s centre of gravity is all about trying to make organisations as human as the people who work within them. His joy is education, programme design, facilitation and transformation. His energy is concentrated on trying to release the untapped talents in all employees, making work a source of greater enjoyment, creativity, agility and productivity
Oracle: Head of Change Management
Management Innovation Lab (Mlab) at London Business School: Executive director
CSC leading Edge forum: Director
Areas of expertise: Management Innovation, Culture, Employee Engagement, the role of Emerging Technologies, Architecting high impact learning programmes, discovery trips, Business impact of emerging technologies
Passion: Trying to make organisations as human as the people who work within them
Based in: York (UK)
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