Samie is recognised as one of the world’s leading voices on values and culture change, and has won a host of accolades including Most Visionary Business Transformation CEO, Game Changer of the Year, and Most Influential CEO of the Year.
His career spans six continents, working with governments and organisations around the world to create high-performance cultures underpinned by values. In 2019, Samie presented a TED talk on Why Business Needs Our Humanity, and the following year authored the bestselling book #Time4Humanity.
As the founder and CEO of Marmalade Fish, Samie leads a team of world-class facilitators and coaches to bring humanity to business, reaching over 1 million people in 2020. Marmalade Fish is the first and only certified B Corporation in the GCC, and has been named Best Organisational Change Consultancy and Change Management Company of the Year. Samie is also a partner at ELEPHAS Paris® – the first beauty brand in the world dedicated to elephant conservation.
Samie gained a double first-class degree in philosophy and theology with a specialisation in ethics from the University of Durham, and a Master of Science in Management (with distinction) from the University of London. He studied Leading Global Businesses at Harvard Business School.
Fun facts: Samie is a pluviophile, his passion is aviation (hoping one day to own a retired 747!), and he loves exploring nature trails while listening to podcasts. He is a reiki master and regularly participates in neurofeedback training to access the full range of brainwaves and states of consciousness, delta being his favourite.
Samie is a Fellow of the RSA, and a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD and CMI. He is also an NLP practitioner, executive and systemic coach, and assessor with the British Psychological Society.