Douglas Board

Dr Douglas Board specialises in career change and leadership coaching, and is the founder of Maslow’s Attic Ltd (maslowsattic.com). He is a senior visiting fellow at Cass Business School. After receiving degrees from Cambridge and Harvard, Douglas worked as a fast-stream civil servant in the UK Treasury and then for 18 years as a headhunter, becoming deputy chairman of a 50 person London firm. Since then he gained a doctorate in management and writes from time to time for the FT on leadership, careers and selection. His book ‘Choosing Leaders and Choosing to Lead: Science, Politics and Intuition in Executive Selection’ was published in 2012 by Gower, and is co-writing with Rob Warwick a book on leadership and knowledge to be published in 2013. From 2007 to 2012 he was chair of the Refugee Council, Britain’s largest refugee and asylum charity.

Recent Past Lectures
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I've Got the Power: Now What?

Alderman Professor Michael Mainelli
Monday, 29 October 2012 - 2:45PM
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Science, Politics and Intuition in Executive Selection

Douglas Board
Monday, 29 October 2012 - 2:30PM
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Panel - "Domain Versus Process Expertise: Regulatory Perspectives"

Douglas Board
Thursday, 27 October 2011 - 2:45PM
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Confessions of a Regulatory Headhunter: How we led ourselves into financial crisis

Douglas Board
Tuesday, 26 January 2010 - 12:00AM