Jean Gomes

United Kingdom

Jean is Chairman and Founder of The Energy Project UK. He has 30 years’ experience as a consultant and trusted advisor to hundreds of leaders in some of the world’s most progressive organizations. He has worked in a wide range of industries, including extensive experience in elite sport. Jean is co-author of The New York Times best-seller, The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working with Tony Schwartz. He is a regular keynote speaker and has designed and delivered award-winning global leadership programs. Jean lectures at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford and INSEAD’s LEAP leadership program.

Jean has led the adoption of our work in Europe and Asia Pacific, with a wide range of clients including Nike, eBay, Unilever, Microsoft, Schneider Electric, Sony, Fujitsu, Shell, Maersk Oil, National Australia Bank Group, the BBC and Save the Children. He has coached over 60 CEOs and senior leaders and worked with dozens of leadership teams on strategy, leadership and innovation. He has also given keynotes to organizations including The Bank of England, Stella McCartney, BBVA, BT, Pfizer, Santander, UBS, Unilever, Coca-Cola, Allianz, Deutsche Bank, UK Sport and Allied Irish Bank.

Jean’s 30 years of experience in innovation leadership and organizational transformation gives him a unique perspective on the application of The Energy Project’s thinking and practice to enrich our clients’ culture and people strategies.

Jean earned his undergraduate degree in Bioanalytical Chemistry from Kingston University.


Why do you work for The Energy Project?

“There are three reasons I work for The Energy Project. The first is that Tony inspired me to change my own life and for the last 12 years, I’ve benefited in dozens of ways by embracing his concepts. The second is that we’ve positively changed the performance and satisfaction of thousands of people and their families through our work. The third is that we’re on a mission to positively impact the world and create a new way of working. We need to evolve to benefit from incredible advances in technology, rather than being in thrall to them.”

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