Emmanuel is the founder of Emmanuel Gobillot limited, a boutique consultancy dedicated to leadership and organizational development services. He is also co-founder of 'Collaboration Partners' with Co-Founder and Managing Director Katherine Thomas, a consultancy specializing in helping leaders and organisations develop effective collaboration. Prior to starting his own firm, he was Director of FMCG Consulting and Director of Leadership Services at HayGroup. For more than 15 years, Emmanuel has delivered results based on his mantra: 'There must be a better way and together we will find it'. Currently, Emmanuel spends his time researching, writing, speaking and consulting with many of the most successful international companies on the topic of collaborative success. The author of a number of business books including Kogan Page's UK and US bestsellers 'The Connected Leader', 'Leadershift' and 'Follow The Leader', Emmanuel has teamed up with dynamic publisher Urbane Publications to unveil 'Disciplined Collaboration - Four Steps To Collaborative Success' in May 2016. A French National, Emmanuel moved to the UK in 1985. He holds an International Baccalaureate from the United World College of the Atlantic, a Master of Arts with Honours from St Andrews University and a Diploma in Management Science from the Nottingham Trent University.