Academics have spent decades studying leaders, trying to decode the DNA that can be passed on, in order to develop leaders at all levels. As a result, we have a whole industry dedicated to describing, observing and measuring the behaviours that
Executive Director, Duke Corporate Education and Regional Managing Director India.
A leading business educator with an MBA and PhD from London BUsiness School, Dr Liz Mellon works with many of the FTSE100 CEOs. Considered one of the foremost authorities on leadership development, she has also contributed to the development of public service leadership through her early research and teaching interests. Some notable clients include The New York Times, HSBC, Shell, The Uk Foreign Office, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deutsche Bank, AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, BP, Novartis, Credit Suisse First Boston, Rio Tinto, BNP Paribas, Unilever, United Business Media, Rolls-Royce, Atlas Copco and the Standard Bank Group.
Prior to joining Duke Corporate Education, Liz was Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School. Before this, she was Managing Partner in her consultancy, Mellon Marketing Services. She started her career in the public sector as a fast-track graduate entrant into the government. There, she covered a range of policy activities, from inward investment to trade, including running a Minister's Office.