Megan Reitz Keynote Speaker

  • Named one of HR Magazine’s, 'Most Influential Thinkers' (2019)
  • Author, "Speak Up: Say what needs to be said and hear what needs to be heard"
  • Professor of Leadership and Dialogue at Ashridge Executive Education

Megan Reitz's Biography

Megan Reitz is Professor of Leadership and Dialogue at Ashridge where she speaks, researches, consults and supervises on the intersection of leadership, change, dialogue and mindfulness. She is on the Thinkers50 radar of global business thinkers and is ranked in HR Magazine’s Most Influential Thinkers listing. She has presented her research to audiences throughout the world and is the author of Dialogue in Organizations and Mind Time. Her recent book, from Financial Times Publishing, is called Speak Up, Say what Needs to be Said and Hear what Needs to be Heard.

Her passion and curiosity centres around the quality of how we meet, see, hear, speak, learn with and encounter one another in organisational systems. Her research and publications, featured in Harvard Business Review and Forbes magazine, explore the neuroscience of leadership, the links between mindfulness and leadership capacities for the 21st century and the capacity to ‘speak truth to power’ and enable others to do the same.

Before joining Ashridge, Megan was a consultant with Deloitte; surfed the dot-com boom with; and worked in strategy consulting for The Kalchas Group, now the strategic arm of Computer Science Corporation. She was educated at Cambridge University and has a PhD from Cranfield School of Management. She is an accredited executive coach with Ashridge and The School of Coaching.

She is mother to two wonderful daughters who test her regularly on her powers of mindfulness and dialogue.

Speaking topics include:

  • Speaking Truth to Power
  • Mindful Leadership
  • Dialogue
  • Engagement
  • Resilience



Read More

Videos of Megan Reitz

How your power silences truth | Megan Reitz | TEDxHultAshridge
How your power silences truth | Megan Reitz | TEDxHultAshridge
Megan Reitz - Speak Up - Live BBC interview
Megan Reitz - Speak Up - Live BBC interview
Megan Reitz | andnowweek
Megan Reitz | andnowweek

Blogs & Articles

Books by Megan Reitz

Speak Up

Check Megan Reitz's speaking availability and fees

Interested in booking Megan Reitz to speak at an event? Please provide your details and we’ll get in touch within 24 hours.

    View our related Speakers

    Robin Niblett Speaker
    Robin Niblett
    Director, Chatham House
    Charles Adler Speaker
    Charles Adler Speaker
    Charles Adler
    Co-founder, Kickstarter
    Michael Acton Smith Speaker
    Michael Acton Smith
    Co Founder and Co CEO of Calm
    Dani Gordon Speaker
    Dani Gordon
    World leading neuro wellness expert
    Peter Cornelius Speaker
    Peter Cornelius
    MD and Chief Economist, AlpInvest Partners
    Tom Chatfield Speaker
    Tom Chatfield
    Commentator on Technology & Culture
    Birgit Vallmüür Speaker
    Birgit Vallmüür
    Creator of a corporate legacy approach for sustainability leadership
    Jeremy Warner Speaker
    Jeremy Warner
    One of Britain's foremost financial, economic and business journalists
    Anthony Mazzarelli Speaker
    Anthony Mazzarelli
    Co-President/CEO of Cooper University Health Care
    Simon Kuper Speaker
    Simon Kuper Speaker
    Simon Kuper
    Expert on the Business of Football