Samie is an award-winning speaker, author and podcaster. He is recognised as one of the world's leading authorities 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, he presented a TED talk on Why Business Needs Our Humanity and created the hashtag #time4humanity which brought the subject to the forefront of leaders’ hearts and minds.
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 was the first certified B Corporation in the GCC, and has been named Best Organisational Change Consultancy and Change Management Company of the Year.
Samie graduated from the University of Durham with a double first-class degree in philosophy and theology, with a specialisation in ethics. He was awarded a Master’s with distinction in Management at the University of London and studied Leading Global Businesses at Harvard Business School. His passion is aviation and he hopes one day to own a retired 747! Samie loves exploring nature trails while listening to intrigue 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).
He is a Fellow of the RSA, and a Chartered Fellow of CIPD, ILM, ITOL and CMI. He is also an NLP practitioner, systemic and executive coach, certified international Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHRi), and assessor with the British Psychological Society.
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