We are a team of highly experienced business psychologists who combine psychological depth and insight with commercial rigor and entrepreneurial flair.

We all share a keen interest in socio-economic and political developments and a desire to make business a force for good in our world. We are committed to creating a better Global Future for us all.

Meet The Team

Europe

Gurnek Bains

Managing Partner

Gurnek Bains

Prior to GFP, Gurnek was a co-founder of the leadership consulting firm, YSC. He was CEO and then Chairman of YSC for 25 years, building the firm to its current level of reach which includes over 24 international offices.

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Kylie Bains

Partner

Kylie Bains

Kylie has over 25 year’s of experience in leadership consulting – advising, assessing and coaching senior leaders and their teams […]

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Georgia Samolada

Associate Partner

Georgia Samolada

Georgia has been consulting in organisations for 18 years. She specialises in executive assessment, coaching and organisational development, working with […]

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Fiona Murden

Associate Partner

Fiona Murden

Fiona is a Chartered Psychologist, Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and author who has spent the past 18 […]

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Ellie Krantz

Associate Partner

Ellie Krantz

Ellie has 17 years’ experience of working with global leading FTSE100 companies across a range of industries, including financial services, […]

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Rani Sharma

Associate Partner

Rani Sharma

Rani is a highly experienced business psychologist, leadership consultant and executive coach who has worked for two decades with senior […]

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Lara Menke

Associate Partner

Lara Menke

Lara is the co-founder and managing director of CAIA. Lara has worked as a leadership consultant, business psychologist and leadership […]

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Tania Smith Naess

Associate Partner

Tania Smith Naess

Tania is the co-founder and managing director of CAIA, a leadership academy for entrepreneurs and their startups. She is also […]

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Africa & Asia

Damien Anciano

Partner

Damien Anciano

Damien Anciano,  Msc (Organisation Psychology), DPhil (Clinical Psychology). Damien joined YSC, the leadership consultancy, in 1991 and help build the […]

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Wessel Pretorius

Partner

Wessel Pretorius

Wessel is a business psychologist with 25+ years of experience in all issues relating to the human side of strategy […]

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Mark Hutchinson

Associate Partner

Mark Hutchinson

Mark has 17 years’ experience in Leadership consulting and executive coaching including 10 years in London working in large blue-chip […]

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Joanne Nichol

Associate Partner

Joanne Nichol

Jo is one of New Zealand’s most successful, dynamic and strategic Organisational Development professionals. She has worked at senior […]

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Helen Barker

ASSOCIATE PARTNER

Helen Barker

Helen is a Chartered Psychologist with the BPS (UK) and a Registered Psychologist with AHPRHA (Australia), an accredited AC Coach, […]

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Ida Fan

Associate Partner

Ida Fan

Ida is a seasoned business psychologist and executive coach who has 15 years of experience in counselling individuals and families […]

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Adrian G. Tsukamoto

Associate Partner

Adrian G. Tsukamoto

Adrian has gained over 20 professional years of diverse multicultural experiences in organizational development & executive effectiveness in the APAC […]

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Sarah Furuya

Associate Partner

Sarah Furuya

Sarah Furuya is a trained Organisational and Relationship Systems Coach ORSC™, a certified practitioner in Saville Wave™ and aptitude […]

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Fuyuo Sato

Associate Partner

Fuyuo Sato

Fuyuo SATO is one of the faculty members of Organization and Relationship Systems Coaching(ORSC®) Training in Japan. In the field […]

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Americas

Dominic Cottone

Associate Partner

Dominic Cottone

Dominic is a Managing Director at Ferguson Partners in the Leadership Consulting group. Prior to joining Ferguson Partners, he was […]

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Camille Lee

Associate Partner

Camille Lee

Camille is a Senior Director in the Ferguson Partners Leadership Consulting group. Prior to joining Ferguson Partners, she worked at […]

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Emma McLaughlin

Associate Partner

Emma McLaughlin

Emma McLaughlin is a renowned expert in Leadership Brand and Narrative. Her customized methodology for quantifiably shifting perceptions has been […]

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