Dr Katie Best

Katie is the Founder and Director of KatieBest Associates and has more than 15 years’ experience in the field of leadership development and coaching. Her style is clear, consultative and encouraging and she has worked with a considerable roster of clients, including Simmons & Simmons, Lewis Silkin, KPMG, EY, Barclays, Kaplan Altior, NHS, V&A, The Olympic Legacy Corporation, LSE and Cass Business School.


Within a year of completing her PhD at King’s College London, Katie was MBA Director at BPP Business School. Within this role she designed and delivered award-winning MBA programmes where graduates were shown to be considerably more adept at leadership, client work and treated as a significant asset by their firms. After three years, she moved to LSE to become the Foundation of Management Education Fellow, providing a bridge between academia and practice, engaging students in real-world learning, and bringing academic expertise to businesses. Her award-winning research has been published in top-ranked journals in the fields of Management and Social Sciences.


To this day, Katie continues her affiliation with the London School of Economics, acting as Head Tutor on the MBA Essentials programme; and as Chief Examiner on the module ‘Core Management Concepts’. She works with over 2500 students a year, including CEOs, business owners, senior leaders across the globe and future leaders. 


In addition to the above, Katie is an ICF accredited coach and mentor to individuals in leadership positions such as Partners, CEOs, and Board Directors, as well as future leaders. She also facilitates workshops and meetings to achieve a more effective, actionable outcome for clients.

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