Susan Bloch has coached top teams in many of the FTSE100 and Fortune 500 companies across the globe over the past twenty years. She has lived and worked in five countries: South Africa, North America, Israel, the United Kingdom, and India. Currently, she is on assignment as Chief Culture Officer for the Retail division of Reliance Industries; one of the few western women working in a senior role in an Indian company. Prior to that she was Partner and Head of Thought Leadership at Whitehead Mann where she was operating as an executive coach, working with executive teams and conducting board effectiveness reviews. Previously she was global head of executive coaching for the Hay Group. A Chartered Psychologist, with a M.A. from Columbia University in NY, Susan has co-authored Employability and Complete Leadership, and has produced a number of research publications.
Philip Whiteley is an author and journalist, specializing in management, particularly the areas of leadership, motivation, and strategic people management. He has written numerous articles for The Times, Personnel Today and Coaching at Work among other titles, and has appeared on BBC Newsnight discussing the portrayal of the workplace in the media. He is author of People Express, Motivation, Unshrink the People and Complete Leadership and his books have been translated into six languages. Now based in the UK, Philip has previously worked in Latin America.