Noorzaman is an expert in large-scale cultural change through leadership development using “inclusion” as the golden thread for influencing and accelerating performance improvement and growth. He works with boards and executive teams in complex organisations. An alternative to coaching and mentoring he has created an approach called “leader development” supporting and challenging very experienced ‘C’ suite executives to push themselves further.
He is a board adviser to a wide range of businesses including The Business Laboratory (Houston), Strategies for Change (South Africa) and Clarity Informatics (UK). He has worked for several global talent management firms at board level including: Harvey Nash Group plc. BNB Resources plc. EDS and ATKearney building significant businesses through organic growth, mergers and acquisitions. He established the Global Diversity Practice for Norman Broadbent.
His portfolio of public service Non Executive roles has included Chair of the NHS Institute for Innovation’s Worldwide Board and Group Chair of EACT a Multi Academy Trust. He was appointed Executive Chair of Firstsite, a new £28m Art contemporary Art Gallery to lead a major turnaround and cultural change programme. He is also a board member of the Foundation for Social Improvement.
Noorzaman is an author and former fellow of several universities including The University of Warwick Business School. Here he led international work in Japan, Russia, South Africa and the USA working with ministers, ambassadors and senior executives on complex governance issues.
Noorzaman has interests in design, wine tasting, cooking and is currently building a private library. He is a reader in social policy issues concerning ethics and artificial intelligence. He is the Immediate Past Master of the Livery Company for Management consultants.