Mike Brent specialises in leadership, team-building, influencing, coaching, cross cultural management, leading change and personal development. His interests include how to foster self-awareness and creativity, and how to challenge effectively. Mike is widely published in the areas of influencing, coaching and leadership.
Prior to joining Ashridge, Mike was Head of HRM at Rennes Graduate Business School, France. He has worked as a management trainer and consultant with international companies such as GE, ABB France Telecom, ICI, Volvo and Bang & Olufsen. Mike has extensive international experience delivering seminars around the world including Japan, China, Uzbekistan, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, USA, Canada and South America.
Mikes academic achievements include an MA in Philosophy from the University of Edinburgh, Diploma in Business Studies from Clermont Ferrand, Diploma in Marketing from Besancon, MSc in Organisational Development from Portsmouth University and the Ashridge Masters in Organisational Consulting. Mike has published 5 books on different aspects of leadership .