Dr Barbara Banda is a specialist in leadership development, business strategy and organisational change, and is highly skilled and experienced in coaching senior leaders and board-level executives, as well as leading largescale strategic projects for multinationals, government departments and non-profits. She is passionate about her work having a direct and lasting impact on individuals and organisations. Her doctoral research focused on the importance of connecting management education to the workplace.
She has designed and delivered blended leadership development coaching for global organisations, and
is a former professor of practice (one who promotes the integration of academic scholarship with practical experience) at Hult/Ashridge Business School. In addition to consultancy, Barbara is a visiting faculty member at RSM, for Duke Corporate Education, and at TIAS School for Business and Society.
She has a PhD in Management Learning from the University of Oxford, an MA in Organisational Change, an MSc in Training and Performance Management, an MBA, and a BA in German and Russian.
Barbara spent 13 years in senior roles in marketing and business development in the pharmaceutical and
healthcare industry, and has experience in the automotive and recruitment services sectors.