Neil Grant has over 20 years’ experience as an International Executive Consultant in Leadership and Organizational Development. He has worked with senior business and HR leaders as a trusted adviser, building leadership, team and personal capability as major levers of business strategy and performance.
Neil is frequently asked to provide organizational development leadership, involving the strategic transformation of development architecture, design of leadership programs and program management / delivery. His insight into individual and organizational effectiveness has resulted in lasting changes for organizations. His areas of expertise include accelerating organization performance and change, designing and delivering senior leadership development programs, program managing large-scale development interventions, creating integrated talent management strategies, designing learning architecture and curricula, and providing executive coaching.
Neil’s clients include Grant Thornton, First Student, Cable & Wireless Corporation, AbbVie, Microsoft, Abbott Labs, Johnson & Johnson, Spectra Energy, American Hospital Association, Accenture, Lucent Technologies, Unilever, BAE Systems, British Gas, Marconi, BG Group, Serco, Shanks Waste Management, AEGON Asset Management, and AXA Financial Services.
In addition to his work as a consultant, Neil has frequently been asked to act as an interim executive in the temporary role of Director of Leadership and Learning for several organizations. This has meant that he has been embedded in some organizations for up to two years, designing future-focused strategies and turning around the performance of the function.
Through his inspirational leadership, Neil delivers results with a commercial focus, a passion for excellence, and a drive for transformation. He has a developed a broad global perspective through his experience, and is highly regarded for his program management, insight, and ability to drive change.
Neil is experienced across the broadest spectrum of organizational development interventions, from concept design, alignment with corporate values and business strategy, to detailed design and execution which often includes facilitation and embedding through delivery of performance tools and coaching.
Neil’s style of work is very relational and collaborative. His perceptive and informed judgment, allied to his enthusiastic and genial style, makes him a very effective partner. He brings authenticity and humor to his work, enriched by his ongoing curiosity and versatility.
Neil has a Master’s degree in Leadership Development, is a Chartered Graduate Member of the Institute of Personnel & Development, and has a Post-Graduate Diploma in Coaching & Mentoring Practice. He is also certified in a number of profiling and assessment tools. A native of the UK, Neil now lives in the Chicago area with his wife.