Dr David Blyth is director and principal of a consulting practice working with senior executives and boards on strategy development and execution, organisation design, and executive talent management. He has more than 30 years’ experience in business, industry associations (Chamber of Mines WA) and business schools. Prior to his successful consulting career, Dr Blyth was executive director of IFAP (a safety-based industry association) and launched an Executive MBA program for Curtin University where he spent four years as program director. His career reflects successful growth from technical specialist to profit centre manager, operations manager and ultimately as a successful managing director of a technical services business. Dr Blyth is also widely consulted on organisational design, operating models, and strategic leadership. His doctoral research explored organisational barriers to transformational leadership. Dr Blyth worked widely in Australia and on assignments in China, South Africa, Ghana, the US and UK over the last five years.