Susan David
Award-winning Harvard Medical School psychologist

Susan David, Ph.D. is one of the world’s leading management thinkers and an award winning Harvard Medical School psychologist. Her new #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling book, Emotional Agility based on the concept Harvard Business Review heralded as a Management Idea of the Year, describes the psychological skills critical to thriving in times of complexity and change.

Susan is the CEO of Evidence Based Psychology, on the faculty at Harvard Medical School, a Cofounder of the Institute of Coaching (a Harvard Medical School/McLean affiliate), and on the Scientific Advisory Boards of Thrive Global and Virgin Pulse. She is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and guest on national radio and television. Susan is also core faculty of the global Homeward Bound, an all-women leadership program that culminates in an expedition to Antarctica and aims at increasing the influence and impact of women in the sciences.

Susan is a renowned executive coach, who applies her knowledge of emotions, human motivation and change to individuals and organisations. She frequently works in the areas of personal leadership, culture, engagement, and people strategy. A consultant at the most senior levels of Fortune 500 companies she has been an advisor to numerous leaders faced with difficult situations, including mergers and acquisitions, leadership transitions, and strategic revisions.

Emotional Agility

  What emotional agility means and why it is key to performance

  Tools for improving critical insight about situations and interactions

  Boosting resilience: Harnessing emotions to help you face challenging situations

  Applying the lessons of emotional agility to fuel workplace motivation and engage teams