Mark Nicolson has been consulting and teaching for the last two decades on transformative leadership in organizations. His clients include corporations, partnerships, VCs, and social change visionaries.

He is a principal consultant of Ventana Group, and he has recently worked with IDEO, BALLE, Humanity United, and the Ella Baker Center, as well as with Desmond Tutu and his family foundation. Early in his career, he worked in investment banking in the UK and Hong Kong before becoming a partner in Alexander, the UK pioneer in executive coaching. His style is warm, insightful, and humorous.

In his work with groups and individuals, he creates a foundation of trust that allows people to explore their desire to transform. He has taught in executive education at Harvard and teaches teaches regularly at Stanford and Esalen.

He has an MBA from Stanford, and MA in Classical Literature from Oxford, and an MA in Psychology from Meridian University.