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Fiona McKay
Global Leadership & Transformation Strategist at Lightbulb Leadership Solutions


 Fiona McKay is an award-winning entrepreneur, transformation, leadership &
business change strategist. She is the Managing Director of Lightbulb Leadership
Solutions, a leadership and transformation consultancy for great growth leaders.
She has a unique grasp and expertise on the forces that drive, derail & deny
both the professional and personal trajectories of business leaders and has a
solutions skill set specifically for leaders facing complex change in contemporary
markets, bringing a realism and dynamism to consultancy which few can

A pioneer in the burgeoning field of ultra & high net worth leadership index
valuations, leadership culture & diversity transformation, business leadership
transition and succession planning, Fiona works globally with investors, The C
Suite and their operational teams. She enables them to execute complex
change in shifting and changing landscapes, helping them plan profitable
routes through their organisations and deliver above expected returns.
Fiona also acts as a challenging strategist, advisor and coach to some of the
world’s leading CEO’s and their boards. Her sectors specialisms are in Banking &
Finance, Private Equity & Investment, Hospitality, Professional Services,
Recruitment, Transport, Media & Advertising and The Built Environment.

She has led a ten-year research study on workplace feedback entitled ‘Why
Feedback Holds Women Back’ showing the damaging differences, risks and
impact that gender stereotypical feedback is having on company
performance, talent retention, leadership and equal pay. She is the curator of
the global #FeedbackFirst campaign, whose aim is to highlight and eradicate
gender stereotypical feedback from the workplace. Fiona is a featured writer
and contributor to Gulf News, Recruiter Magazine, People Management &
Global Recruiter and is a regular media broadcaster on live TV news & radio.
She is an honorary graduate at Manchester Metropolitan University and has also
held positions as an Associate Lecturer and Entrepreneur in Residence at its
Business School. Fiona is the winner of the Innospace Business Award for

Agenda Sessions

  • De-risking diversity in an ESG agenda – why it matters more and more to investors?


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