Currently Senior Advisor, Strategy Realisation and Change for World Vision International – a global relief, development, and advocacy organization serving the world’s most-vulnerable children. He a resilient and adaptable organizational development leader with extensive consulting and management experience in the public, corporate, and NGO sectors. He is a member of NTL Institute for Applied Behavioural Science, Organisation Development Network Europe, and a Chartered Member of the Institute of Personnel and Development.
A design veteran with 30 years experience, Alexander owned and led award-winning strategic design consultancies, working with international clients across diverse sectors such as security, transportation, defence, hospitality, etc. He went on to lead a government innovation lab, bringing design-led innovation into the design of citizen-centric policies and services across healthcare, social, municipal and economic sectors. He is currently applying his skills to Venture Building, trying to generate new business value and growth areas for a large conglomerate.
An executive coach, educator, and OD consultant with more than 26 years’ international experience. Co-founder and managing director of i-Coach
Academy, one of the UK’s most respected coaching programmes. Before i-Coach, Caroline worked in various leadership roles as VP Marketing for NatWest Card Services, as well as in other management roles across the IT, telecommunication and corporate communications sectors in the UK and South Africa.
A positive transformation leader who helps individuals, groups, and organizations to achieve positive change through flexible, creative, and practical use of strength-based approaches to change. He supports his clients in thinking differently, unlocking possibilities, creating inspiring visions for the future, and in finding new ways forward. His approach helps leaders disentangle complex problems and enables accelerated change – no matter how difficult the situation may seem.
Professor of Leadership and Organization Development at the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, with almost four decades of transforming organizational structures, cultures and processes away from command and control toward more collaborative work systems. He is an award-winning author of over 100 papers and four books on organizational change, leadership, teams and teamwork, and has given talks and courses on leadership and organizational change methods in Canada, the US, Europe, Australia, Asia and Africa.
Glenda Eoyang, PhD
Works with public and private organizations to help them thrive in the face of overwhelming complexity and uncertainty. She is a pioneer in the applications of complexity science to human systems. In 2001, she founded the field of human systems dynamics (HSD), through which she leads a global network of over 900 scholar-practitioners. They apply HSD to wicked problems ranging from early childhood education to violent extremism, public health, and corporate foresight and strategy.
Is pioneering virtual and hybrid approaches to CONSULT / FACILITATE / COACH / EDUCATE / CHALLENGE / SUPPORT. Works with Executive leaders and senior leadership teams to help them to move things forward; develop and bring their strategy to life; and to engage and enliven their people using dialogue-centred approaches. Launched Seeds of Transformation to pioneer new approaches in how we can TRANSFORM, PERFORM AND GROW in our professional lives.
Dr. Helen Turnbull CSP
A world-recognized Thought Leader in global inclusion and diversity, Dr. Turnbull’s extensive research focuses on unconscious bias and its impact on all aspects of Inclusion. She has unparalleled knowledge on the complexity of inclusion, and a deep understanding of the patterns and mental models contributing to exclusion. Her ‘Inclusion Complexity Model’ identifies three Immutable Forces and four Permeable Forces that play a key role in Inclusion, and she knows what it takes to create an inclusive work environment.
A founding director of VISTA Consulting Team Limited, Julie’s skills include designing and facilitating large-scale interactive processes, strategy development and implementation, team development (often with smaller leadership teams before beginning any large-scale transformation within organizations) and organizational design. She is known worldwide as one of the few leading proponents able to bring the best of large-scale methodologies to a bespoke design for organizations. Her meeting facilitation and design expertise enables extraordinary results to be achieved in short time frames.
An expert provider of leadership and organisation development services, Martin’s passion is helping managers to function more effectively as leaders of people and change, and the people they lead to work better together for mutual, team, organisational and societal benefit. Martin helps people to convene conversations and create conditions to: free capacity; unlock and release their leadership potential; embrace diversity in all its guises; make real and measurable differences to the way they do business; and build sustainable capabilities.
With more than 35 years’ experience in strategic planning, organization design and development, and leadership development, Matt’s consulting practice focuses on organizations and leaders undertaking enterprise-wide change programs. He works in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors with senior executive teams that want to increase the capacity of their organizations to develop new business strategies, redesign their organizations, and meet new business challenges. Matt has published dozens of articles and book chapters and presents regularly at international conferences and workshops.
Naomi Stanford, PhD
Naomi is an organisation design practitioner, teacher, and author. After working in the UK as an employee of large multinational companies, including Price Waterhouse, British Airways, Marks & Spencer, and Xerox, she moved to the US as an organisation design consultant to a range of organisations in the government, non-profit and private sectors. Returning to the UK a senior civil servant, Naomi is now a freelancer, writing books, articles, blogs; speaking at conferences, and tweeting regularly on organisation design.
An Organisation Development practitioner adept at partnering different levels of systems in organisations to effect meaningful change, fruitful collaboration and sustained performance. Noel describes his work of 20 years in independent practice and the last 2 in-house as the melding of organisational systems with the human spirit. This is the nexus where organisations evoke the best from their people and where people give the best of their talents, energy and commitment to their organisations and each other.
An experienced Organization Development Consultant and Change leader with over 25 years’ experience with blue chip organizations in the UK, Europe, and North America. Her client work has covered a wide range of Organization Development projects including global transformations, post-merger integration, team development, design and delivery of leadership-development programmes, and executive coaching. Sheena’s ability to connect with others through curiosity, questions, and deep listening enables leaders and teams to have powerful conversations, supported by Sheena’s energy, passion, and deep expertise.
Sue Ries Lamb
Recently retired after 40 years of international organization development and change management consulting experience, Sue has worked with all types of organizations from high-tech start-ups to utilities in business; from syrup bottling plants to bio-defense scientific institutes; from global corporations to land-based communes. Consulting specializations include: organization development and change management; work process redesign; leadership for cultural change; diversity, equity and inclusion programs; executive and managerial coaching; women in management; teambuilding; and retreat planning and facilitation.