Katalin Illes is a committed promoter of leadership and organisational development.
Her work includes public speaking, research, lecturing, coaching and consulting. Katalin has led and developed innovative, creative, trust based networks and partnerships to promote practice-based, life-long growth of individuals, communities and enterprises around the world. She is a leader of transformational change.
Over the past 20 years she has contributed to the development of collaborative, successful and humane organisational cultures to fulfil both individual and corporate potentials.
Prior to joining the University of Westminster Katalin Illes was the Director of International Development in China’s first liberal arts college in 2012-2013.
Dr Illes has also held leadership and academic positions at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge and Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. She has developed and lead multi-national collaborative academic programmes in Denmark, Hungary, India and Switzerland.
Katalin Illes has been the adviser of senior management teams and has been assisting the leadership development of executives both in the UK and abroad. Katalin is a qualified Somatic Experiencing Practitioner and promotes mind-body connections and well-being in organisations.
Katalin Illes’s degrees include an MBA from Heriot -Watt University, a PhD and an MA from the University of Budapest.