Susan Battley Founder and chief executive, Battley Performance Consulting

Susan Battley is Founder and Chief Executive of Battley Performance Consulting, specializing in leader and boardroom effectiveness through brilliant execution. She is a leadership psychologist, author and speaker, with doctorates in psychology (PsyD) and economic history (PhD). "Fast Focus on Success," her radio program on leadership and career excellence was commended by the Clinton White House. Battley helps world-class leaders and boards execute brilliantly in the areas of CEO-board optimization, executive selection and integration, succession planning, senior team performance, and strategic change and organization culture. She is a founding fellow of the Institute of Coaching at Harvard's affiliate McLean Hospital and a past board member of the Institute of Management Consultants, New York. You can follow her on Twitter @DrSusanBattley.