Brian Isacson

Brian Isaacson

I have over 30 years of local and international experience as a learning and management consultant, specializing in designing, leading and facilitating high-impact large-group events.

I’ve worked in more than 40 countries: using strategic action learning contributions to help clients with leadership, alignment, performance and culture shifts. In all cases, these enable leaders and top teams to become more effective, efficient and aligned.

Having worked with top organisations across the world, including many in the Gulf States, I’ve recently made significant action learning contributions to organisations including the Oman Oil Corporation, Sanlam, the Emirates Foundation (Abu Dhabi), the Court of the Crown Prince of Bahrain and Mercedes-Benz SA.

Extensive assignments in the Gulf/Middle East. Contributions across multiple sectors: oil and gas, government, public, private, NGOs, INGOs, telecoms, financial services, smelters, logistics, royal courts, family foundations, manufacturers, transport … .

Assignments delivered in Bahrain, (8 years), Abu Dhabi, (5 years), Oman (2 years), Dubai, Lebanon, Syria, Israel
Numerous countries in Africa, over 2 decades, including Tunisia, Morocco, Senegal, The Gambia, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Rwanda, Kenya, Cameroon, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Malawi, Lesotho

Contributions include: designing, delivering learning immersions, outside-in provocations/stimulation, action learning processes for M & A, scholarship programmes, multi-business/multi-sector/multi-generation, leadership development, hi-potentials, talent, strategy, strategic alignment, Group CEOs and CEO top teams, best practice, benchmarking dialogues, including involvement of boards, ministers, setting up leadership structures and teams, aligning cultures, learning, learning, learning ……

Worked with numerous companies: Bapco, Batelco, Oman Oil Corporation, Court of the Crown Prince – Bahrain, Emirates Foundation – Abu Dhabi, Shamil Bank, GPIC, Dar Zayed, SOS Children’s Villages, Investcorp, Alba, Kuwait Finance House, BBK, Anis, Dubai Family Village



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