Leading expert in professional leadership and workplace diversity.
Margie Warrell is an author and keynote speaker with deep insights into instilling courage and resilience within a professional environment.
As a Forbes columnist and co-author of two books, Margie was recently recognised globally as a Top 200 Leadership Voice and LinkedIn Top Voice. She’s also a Senior Partner in Korn Ferry’s leadership advisory practice, a Women’s Economic Forum honoree and board member of the Women’s Democracy Network and Forbes School of Business & Technology.
Margie’s doctoral research explores ways to cultivate more inclusive work cultures that are capable of unleashing the value of diversity and advancing more women to top tables. With her expertise in human behaviour, leadership, and workplace issues, she is regularly sought after by leading media outlets such as CNN, Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal.
Margie has been a key player in promoting braver leadership, accelerating growth and enforcing innovative ‘cultures of courage’. Due to her deep insights and effective strategies, she has instilled her ideas within key global enterprises like NASA, Oracle, Shell, Morgan Stanley and Dell. She has also given keynote presentations to prestigious colleges like Georgetown, Columbia, USC, and SMU, inspiring the next generation of thinkers to shape the future of workplaces.
Margie draws on her leading expertise in business, psychology and coaching to address the complex challenges facing leaders and organizations today. Her five books – ‘Stop Playing Safe’, ‘You’ve Got This!’, ‘Brave’, ‘Make Your Mark’, and ‘Find Your Courage’ – reflect her passion for empowering people to embrace a ‘risk-ready mindset’ that fosters innovation and unlocks potential.
Outside work, Margie enjoys adventure travel, including climbing Mt Kilimanjaro with her husband and their four teenage children.