Leslie Benson is a Senior Managing Director in the Strategic Communications segment at FTI Consulting and is based in London. He is the global head of the People & Change practice.
Mr. Benson’s expertise and experience includes leadership and workforce engagement, change management and communications, and people and organizational development.
For more than 25 years, he has advised, supported and coached business leaders, executive teams and professionals throughout EMEA, Asia Pacific and the Americas. He manages relationships with European and international clients in a variety of sectors, working to help optimize and sustain people and business performance.
Mr. Benson also has substantial experience in assisting clients and leading teams tackling strategic and organizational change initiatives, cultural and business transformation, leadership transitions and talent development. He has worked closely with business and functional leaders to align people engagement, communications and development across geographic and cultural boundaries – working collaboratively with corporate offices and local teams.
Mr. Benson was born in South Africa and has lived in the UK for more than 30 years. He holds a degree in political science and education and is accredited in a range of psychometric and development tools.