Professional Title: Resilience and Leadership Expert
Ronan Harrington is an in demand speaker on the topic of resilience & leadership. He is a gifted presenter with a fascinating life story. Overnight, Ronan went from a senior leadership position at the British Foreign Office and Extinction Rebellion to being diagnosed with a debilitating lifetime chronic illness.
As a guest contributor to the KPMG Executive Leadership Programme and resilience specialist at the mental health company Tough Cookie, Ronan shares the hidden drivers of burnout and how to become resilient under pressure. He teaches leaders the mindsets and behaviours that are key to scaling a healthy, high performance culture.
Over a decade ago, Ronan became one of the youngest Fellows of the Royal Society of the Arts. As a lead Futurist to the British Foreign Office (at the age of 24), he authored a report on the world of 2030 and how the British Government should respond.
He completed a Masters in Public Policy from Balliol College, Oxford University, and then became one of youngest executives in the City of London, as Director of Futures, Strategy and Animation at RPC. Ronan then took a sabbatical from the business world to lead the political strategy for the Global Environmental Movement, Extinction Rebellion, coordinating a global protest movement in over 60 cities around the world.