Author's Bio

Dr Paul Taffinder
Managing Partner, Taffinder Consulting

Dr. Paul Taffinder is the founder and Managing Partner of Taffinder Consulting, specializing in CEO advice on strategy, leadership and organizational performance. A chartered psychologist and recognized expert on leadership and organizational behavior, he advises top executives of Global 500 companies on large-scale change and focuses on CEO-led transformation. His 20-year consulting career has spanned a broad range of industries, including aerospace, automotives, electronics, energy, financial services, insurance and media.

Dr. Taffinder is also a published and spoken authority on leadership, organization and change. His book Big Change (Wiley, 1998), which won the prestigious Business Management Book of the Year Award in 1999 for what the judges called "his inspirational approach to corporate transformation," has been translated into six different languages. His writings and ideas have appeared in The New York Times, Fortune, the International Herald Tribune, the Financial Times, The Times, The Times Educational Supplement, The Independent, The Observer, The Guardian and Industry Week. Broadcast interviews have aired on BBC Business News, Bloomberg Television, European Business News (EBN), BBC Radio and Capital Radio, among other stations.

B.A. (Honors), Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Organizational Psychology, Witswatersrand (Wits) University in Johannesburg

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About Taffinder Consulting
Taffinder Consulting ( is an international management consulting firm that advises senior executives of large companies on the challenges of growth and performance, particularly CEO effectiveness, top team decision-making and development, organization design, culture change and employee engagement, and leadership development.


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