Mike Brent is a Client and Programme Director at Ashridge. He has worked as a management trainer and consultant with many international companies such as GE, HP, Ericsson, France Telecom, ICI, Volvo and Bang & Olufsen. Fiona Dent is a Director of Executive Education at Ashridge. She has worked with a range of organisations and clients on a national and international basis. Mike and Fiona are authors of the bestselling FT Publishing title, The Leader’s Guide to Influence.