SUSAN BATTLEY, PsyD, PhD, an internationally recognized leadership psychologist and CEO adviser, helps world-class leaders and boards execute brilliantly for high-stakes success and sustainability. She is an authority on leader and organization effectiveness, mastering high-stakes change, strategic talent management, and mentoring and coaching trends. Her clients include Fortune 500 companies and elite professional service and research institutions.
Dr. Battley was recognized by the Clinton White House Office of Science and Technology Policy for "Fast Focus on Success," her radio program on leadership and career excellence.
Dr. Battley is the author of Coached to Lead: How to Achieve Extraordinary Results with an Executive Coach (Jossey-Bass, 2006), the first executive's guide to executive coaching. Her articles have appeared in numerous business and management publications, including Leader to Leader, Leadership Excellence, and Associations Now.
She has been widely featured in the media, including CBS News, CNBC, CNN, NPR, the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Entrepreneur, and the Harvard Management Update. She is an expert contributor for the Huffington Post, Forbes.com and CNBC.com.
Prior to founding her own strategic leadership consultancy, Dr. Battley was a clinical associate professor and consulting psychologist at the State University of New York, Stony Brook. In addition to being a licensed psychologist (PsyD), she holds a PhD with Distinction in economic history.