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Katie George

Sector Expertise: Education, Financial Services, IT/Tech, Human Resources

Regional Expertise: Africa, Asian, Europe, Cross-Regions

Personal Challenges:

  • Empathetic Leadership
  • Career Transition
  • Change Management
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • Leadership Development
  • Personal Branding
  • Team Management

Location: UK

Languages: English

Katie George

Katie is an Empathy Speaker, Certified Meditation Teacher & Author

Katie believes in raising consciousness in personal and professional spaces. She is the founder of Being Human Well, specialising in workplace Empathy and Self-Compassion as well as the power of meditation to cultivate empathetic and healthy mindsets. She is a certified meditation teacher and is passionate about empathy as a tool for well-being at work and as a key driver of effective and authentic leadership.

Earlier in her career, Katie held Early Career Talent roles for notable organisations including Amazon, Barclays, Credit Suisse and AIG. Her work focused on launching, building, consolidating, and leading teams spanning across multiple geographies.  She has travelled the globe extensively sourcing top tier talent. Katie was known for her empathetic leadership style and ability to enable high performing teams.

Katie is also a Picture Book author. Her first book was published in 2022 and the aim is to instill pride and belonging in mixed heritage children and to educate all children about the beauty of a sense of belonging.  Katie’s South African and British heritage inspires her writing and purpose.

Katie’s accolades include numerous published articles and awards. She has been featured in Stylist Magazine, The Guardian, Luxury London and during her corporate career on the front cover of Recruiter Magazine.  Her BSc in Psychology, MSc in Occupational Psychology, training with the Dalai Lama and Deepak Chopra add insightful layers to create an inspiring blend of science, unique perspectives, and visionary ideas.

Katie has partnered with Amazon, Vinted, HSBC, TRIUM Exec MBA, AXA XL, Ogilvy and many others to cultivate Empathetic Leadership. Katie is also a meditation expert on Fearne Cotton’s Happy Place App.

With her expansive corporate experience and unique personal perspectives, Katie is passionate about creating spaces for leaders to explore new ways of thinking in an innovative and non-judgmental environment. She loves travel, food, laughter and moving from activity to silence.

LinkedIn profilehttps://www.linkedin.com/in/katie-mantwa-george/