Award-winning bestselling author, international educator, coach, advisor and keynote speaker
Steven D’Souza is an international educator in HR, leadership and talent management who has delivered talks and presentations to global brands and organizations.
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Steven D'Souza's 2022 biography
Steven D’Souza’s background
Steven D’ Souza is a Senior Partner in the Leadership & Professional Development advisory group at Korn Ferry- one of the world’s leading management consultancies.
He is an international executive educator, coach, advisor, speaker and award-winning bestselling author who has worked at the interface of the world’s leading business schools and corporations to design transformational leadership capability interventions for senior executives and key talent segments.
He has global experience across industries and has worked in the fields of HR, Leadership and Talent Management, Inclusion and Diversity and Organisational Development.
Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Steven was Global Head of Leadership, Executive Development and Coaching at Phillip Morris International supporting the company through the biggest transformation in the industry and working with their top 200 leaders. Steven also worked with the Deputy CEO and Global Commercial Team of the Financial Times in their transformation from print to digital and with Barclays in their Culture and Values transformation setting up an Academy for their MD’s globally. Prior he served as a Vice President at Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management EMEA and before at Santander Bank as Head of Inclusion and Diversity for the UK setting up several successful Employee Resource Groups and developing strategy and policies.
Apart from his corporate experience Steven has been an Associate Fellow at the Said Business School, University of Oxford, an Executive Coach and Consultant for INSEAD and Associate Professor and Executive Fellow for IE Business School and a member of Duke CE’s Global Educator Network. Steven was invited to serve on the guest faculty team of the prestigious Adaptive Leadership programme at the Harvard Kennedy School and delivered visiting lectures for London Business School, the London School of Economics and the American University of Cairo.
Companies Steven has worked with include firms such as Amex, Barclays, Borg Warner, BT, Credit Suisse, Eurostar, Facebook (Meta), Financial Times, Goldman Sachs, the ILO (United Nations), Molex, TikTok and PwC. Steven has delivered four TEDx talks and keynotes in several places such as New York, Tbilisi, Bucharest, Tokyo, Melbourne, Shanghai and Sofia.
Steven is the author of five published books ‘Made in Britain’, ‘Brilliant Networking’ and an award-winning trilogy on leadership which started with ‘Not Knowing’ winner of the Chartered Management Institute’s ‘Management Book of the Year’ in the UK. Steven was also recognised by ‘Thinkers 50’ on their Radar and Management Today on their 30 ‘Most Influential’ leaders in HR list.
Steven is trained and certified in Gestalt Psychology and Organisational Development, Analytic Network Coaching, Ontological Coaching and certified in Hogan HPI, HDS, MVPI and FIRO-B
Steven D'Souza's 2022 talks & topics
Diversity and Inclusion
- How we can learn from diverse role models
- Overcoming unconscious bias
- Managing diverse global teams
Social Capital and Networking
- How to be an effective networker
- Making the most of your network
- How to achieve success through networking and social capital
- How to manage yourself in uncertainty
- Leading your team through uncertainty and change
- Building resilience
- Innovation and creativity – finding the opportunity in ambiguity
Steven D'Souza's 2022 speaking fees
- United Kingdom
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