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Gurnek Bains

Gurnek Bains is a managing partner at Global Future, prior to this, Gurnek was a co-founder of the leadership consulting firm, YSC. He was CEO and then Chairman of YSC for 25 years, building the firm to its current level of reach, which includes over 24 international offices and half of the FTSE 100.

Gurnek has extensive experience of working with senior executives and teams, including advising Boards on key leadership and cultural issues, and coaching a number of FTSE 100 CEOs. Gurnek’s current executive clients include, Marks and Spencer, Sainsbury’s, Nationwide and Lazard.

 

He is the author of two books; Meaning Inc: the blueprint for business success in the 21st century and Cultural DNA: The Psychology of Globalisation.

Gurnek co-founded the Global Future Think Tank, a research arm of the Global Future consultancy. He is a non-executive of Intertek, a FTSE 100 company, and is also on the NomCo and RemCo.  

 

Gurnek is regularly asked to speak at conferences and leadership summits and has appeared in HR Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential People.