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President and CEO of LeaderDevelopment Inc.

Antony Bell

With a focus on helping leaders build and strengthen the leadership capacity of their organizations, Antony has taught, tutored, and coached many business leaders in multiple sectors in leading organizational change and in pursuing great leadership.

He speaks on issues of leadership development, individual and team performance, corporate reorganization, and corporate culture renewal, and over the past twenty years, has delivered hundreds of seminars and speeches nationally and internationally. He designs and delivers courses on leadership development and corporate reorganization, and he has served as an adjunct faculty member for the Moore School of Business Executive Education at the University of South Carolina. He is on the faculty of the Treasury Executive Forum (US Department of the Treasury).

Published Thought-Leader on Issues of Leadership

Antony is the author of the highly-acclaimed Great Leadership: What It Is and What It Takes in a Complex World (Davies-Black 2006, reprint 2011), and The Clock Tower (Gordian Publishing House, 2007), a story about leadership. He writes regularly for business and trade publications, including ASTD (American Society for Training and Development), AMA (American Management Association), and Leader to Leader (formerly The Drucker Foundation). He is a contributing author to Executive Ethics: Ethical Dilemmas and Challenges for the C-Suite (Information-Age Publishing 2008, edited by Scott Quatro and Ronald Sims). He is the lead author of a Bridge Paper from the Institute of Corporate Ethics (housed at the University of Virginia), entitled The Growing Shortage of Qualified Leaders in the Workplace.

A Strong International Business and Professional Background

Growing up primarily in France and Great Britain, Antony's professional and executive experience covers the UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, Holland, South Africa, and the US. He served for nine years as chairman of the board for the National Institute for Learning Development. He earned his Bachelors in business and economics from Loughborough University of Technology in the UK and his Masters in European Community Law and Business Institutions from the Institute of Higher European Studies at the University of Strasbourg in France. His career started as a production manager for a major UK supplier to Marks and Spencer, later becoming the sales manager for a Swiss industrial equipment distributor, and then opening and expanding the French division of a Dutch brokerage company. Before co-founding the firm that later became LeaderDevelopment Inc. in 1996, he consulted and taught leadership development, strategic planning, and organizational change with multiple organizations for a national training organization.

To hire Antony for a speaking engagement, please contact us with information about the date and time of the event. We will reach out to you to discuss the details of the engagement. You may also download Antony's speaking brochure.