Debbie Bayntun-Lees

Professor of Organisation Development, DEIB & Change Hult Ashridge Executive Education

Debbie works at the intersection of leadership, strategy and cultural change.

Her expertise includes developing collaborative and inclusive leadership, leading strategic and cultural transformation initiatives, and developing high-performing teams in large, fast-paced, complex organizations.
Debbie is passionate about building organisational cultures where inclusive conversations and ways of working are the norm.  Her doctoral research explored the phenomena of women being “socially silenced” in everyday conversational life, highlighting the impact of gender on the quality of workplace interactions.

Debbie has a special interest in the strategic and systemic development of gender balance, diversity and inclusive leadership in organisations, and the cultural change required to realise the benefits these bring.