Les has worked with Fortune 500 clients in the Americas, Europe and Asia in technology, energy, finance, manufacturing and global brands. He is a graduate of the New York University Coaching Program and is active as an International Coaching Federation Membership Ambassador. He coaches leadership at Columbia Business School.
With overseas experience in 40 countries since 1983 Les has been based in Paris, Brussels, Frankfurt, London, and Tokyo. He currently shares his time between New York and Beijing. At Columbia Les researches models for effective intercultural collaboration. He has collaborated with MBAs at Columbia’s Eugene Lang Center for Entrepreneurship to advise the Mayor’s Office of the City of New York.
Executive and Leadership Coaching Training
Certified Coach New York University, New York
Personal Leadership Training Columbia Business School, New York
ICF Certified Mentoring True North Coaching (USA)
ICF Professional Development International Coaching Federation (USA)
Training in Management and Creativity
Post-DocUniversity of São Paulo, Brazil
FellowUniversity of the Arts London, UK
PhDLeeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK
M.Sc Management Boston University and Vrije Universiteit Brussels
MBA California State Polytechnic University, USA
Master of Arts(MA) Goldsmiths, University of London, UK
Master of Arts (MA) Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan