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Herminia Ibarra

One of the world’s top management thinkers


Herminia Ibarra is the Charles Handy Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School. Prior to joining LBS, she served on the INSEAD and Harvard Business School faculties.

An authority on leadership and career development, Thinkers 50 ranks Herminia among the top management thinkers in the world. She is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Expert Network, a judge for the Financial Times Business Book of the Year Award, a Fellow of the British Academy, and the 2018 recipient of the Academy of Management’s Scholar-Practitioner Award for her research’s contribution to management practice.

Herminia is a member of the London Business School governing body. She chaired the Harvard Business School Visiting Committee, which reports to the university’s board of overseers, from 2012 to 2016, having been a member since 2009, and served on the INSEAD board of directors.

Herminia is the author of two bestselling books, Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader and Working Identity. She writes regularly in leading academic journals and business publications such as the Harvard Business Review, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. Her article, The Leader as Coach, won the 2019 Warren Bennis Prize for the best leadership article in the Harvard Business Review.

A native of Cuba, Herminia received her MA and PhD from Yale University, where she was a National Science Fellow.

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Herminia speaks internationally on how to step up to bigger leadership roles, leadership skills for organisational transformation, how to get a more diverse pool of talent to the top, and developing authentic sponsorship relationships.

Keynote Speaker Programs:

  • How to step up to bigger leadership roles
  • Leadership skills for organizational transformation
  • Making successful career transitions
  • How to get a more diverse pool of talent to the top
  • Developing authentic sponsorship relationships

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