Learning facilitator

Didier Marlier

Area of expertise

Leadership, Disruption Economy, Coaching, Change & Transformation

About Didier Marlier

Author (“Engaging Leadership”), blogger, Board advisor, consultant, executive/sports coach (working with Fabio Celestini), father, professor and… agent-provocateur, Didier (Belgian/Swiss) advises leaders on how to “intellectually compel” and “emotionally engage” their people into large scale changes, using the levers of Logos (intellect), Ethos (behaviours) and Pathos (emotions). He advises his clients on organizational change (Engagement Processes), leadership development & team/individual coaching at Executive/Board levels. He also works with the famous Business Futurist, Gerd Leonhard, to understand how the “Disruption Economy” impacts strategy, organization and leadership. He is a TED-x speaker.

He advised and worked with firms such as Banco de Desenvolvimento do Minas Gerais, Bank Julius Baer, BASF, BEL cheese, Bobst,Bunge, Credit Suisse, DebioPharm, DCNS, Dow Chemical, Elekeiroz, Evonik, Firmenich, Freshfields Bruckhaus & Derringer, Infrabel, Ipsen, KPMG & KPMG-Meijburg, McAfee, Novacap, Pearson Plc, SAP, Safran, SHV, Siegwerk, Société Générale, Solvay, TOTAL or Vallourec.

In BASF, Didier worked on IMP (Change Leadership and Holding difficult conversations) with René Stautmeister and Carole Windlin). He accomplished several missions with BASF in Brazil, USA and Europe and went through one of his professional life’s most surprising experience with the company: He and his team won an important RFP (about preparing the culture for Digital Transformation) in 2017 and… are still waiting to start the work.

Didier has been Guest Professor of Leadership at the Fundação Dom Cabral (Brazil’s leading Business School), Nyenrode University (NL), Insead and NEOMA (France) and a speaker at IMD (2014). He holds a degree in Law and an MBA from IMD.

Convinced that Professional sports has now a lot to learn from the Corporate world, Didier has started to apply the recipes he uses in business, to improve performance in team dynamics in professional football.

Didier has accomplished his childhood’s dream, living between the ski slopes of Villars (Switzerland), his native Belgium, Cameroon and the country of his heart, Brazil.

Delivered in the following countries

Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Cameroon, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dubai, Egypt, Eire, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Israël, Italy, Luxemburg, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, UK, US among others. can deliver in French, English and Portoguese