Chairman & Founder
Brian Bacon is the Founder & Exec Chairman of Oxford Leadership.
Brian’s core expertise – accelerating sustainable business performance – is based on his experience in over 30 global business turnarounds. For 25 years he has been a leading consultant to the Boards and C-Suite of numerous multinational corporations including Unilever, Electrolux, Telefónica, BP, AkzoNobel, Ericsson, Barclays, McDonald’s, HSBC, Metro AG, BASF, NXP Semiconductors, GE, and Volvo. Brian is the creator of one of the world’s most successful leadership development programs with over 200,000 alumni from more than 90 countries. He is a celebrated speaker on the international circuit on the subjects of leadership, intuitive intelligence, and the acceleration of business performance.
Brian has been an advisor in leadership to the UN Secretary General and several Heads of State. He was an advisor to NATO and the Swedish Government for almost two decades and guided the modernization of the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was a senior international advisor to Mexican President Vicente Fox from 2000-2006 and is a recipient of the Presidential INNOVA award for his contribution to the Mexican Government. He is a former President of the World Business Academy in Washington; a visiting scholar at the International Institute of Labour Studies in Geneva; and a member of the EU international think tank on Social Cohesion.
Brian is a Member of the Global Leadership Council of Michel Nobel Harriet Fulbright Institute of Business Technology Management in the USA; a Member of the Advisory Board of European Management Institute, London; A member of the research advisory Board of the British Red Cross and a member of the International Advisory Board of the Club of Budapest. He is an Australian citizen residing in the USA.
Google, Apple, Telefónica, Virgin Media O2, AkzoNobel, METRO AG, Ericsson, Coca-Cola, BP, NXP, Barclay’s, Unilever, Novartis, McDonald’s, Sandvik, GE, Pharmacia, SAAB, British Aerospace and Volvo.