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In an absorbing discussion with Alex Forsythe, John Amaechi talks about his background, his views on leadership and the supposed ‘new normal’, and the need for radical change in a post Covid world. He also shares some of his personal experiences and perspectives on life.

John is a respected organisational psychologist, best-selling New York Times author, sought after public speaker, executive coach, and CEO of APS Ltd. He is a non-executive director of a £2.4bn healthcare organisation in addition to being a board advisor for several FTSE100 organisations. In 2019, John was recognised as one of HR’s most influential thinkers by HR Magazine. John is a Chartered Scientist, a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD and a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health. He is a Research Fellow at the University of East London, and his research interests are effective, inclusive leadership, building high-performing teams, and organisational design that maximises productivity and human thriving in readiness for the future world of work. John is also a former basketball player and was first Briton to have a career in the NBA.

Professor Alex Forsythe is Professor of Applied Psychology at the University of Wolverhampton and Chair of the ABP.

Listen to “Episode 23: The pace of change is too slow – A conversation with John Amaechi, OBE” on Spreaker.

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