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Ashridge Consulting

Guy Lubitsh, BSc(Hons), MSc, MA, C.Psychol., D.Occ.Psych
"I like working together with senior leaders within organisations, to support them in taking up their leadership roles effectively, which in turn can help them deal more effectively with their complex business environment."
Guy Lubitsh

Guy gained early experiences across countries and organisations. For example, working as a senior OD manager in an engineering company, deputy manager in a sailing club, and conducting research as an organisational psychologist on the impact of stress and culture on the performance and well being of airline pilots.

Guy is a highly experienced Chartered Organisational Psychologist, leadership developer, facilitator, executive coach and the Head of the Ashridge NHS Practice. He has over 15 years' experience as an organisation consultant working in a range of sectors including healthcare, energy, media, telecommunications and high-tech industries. His expertise is in organisational consulting, management and leadership development, talent management, employee engagement and developing individual, group and organisational change competence. Clients include Novo Nordisk, BSkyB, Haniel Group, World Health Organization (WHO) and the UK National Health Service (NHS).

  • Design of talent management systems
  • Leadership development for senior managers
  • Deriving and working with competencies
  • Designing and running of assessment for development centres – especially for very senior people
  • Working with multi–cultural teams
  • Conflict resolution
  • Action Learning and coaching

Guy is particularly interested in the area of organisational consulting. Currently, he is leading an alliance, together with McKinsey, to provide OD support for UK NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups.

Guy has published articles in the areas of organisational consulting and the role of emotions at work and writes regularly for the Guardian healthcare section.

Davda, A. & Lubitsh, G. (2014) 'NHS Leaders show courage under fire', Health Service Journal, April 2014.
Download Mutual trust is essential for successful change; lessons from implementing NHS reforms
Day, A. & Lubitsh, G. (2012) Mutual trust is essential for successful change; lessons from implementing NHS reforms, 360° The Ashridge Journal, pp. 13 - 21, Autumn
Lubitsch, G. & Smith, I. (2010) Talent Management: Maximising talent for business performance, in Earley, P. & Jones, J. (eds) Accelerated Leadership Development: Fast-tracking school leaders, Institute of Education, ISBN 978 085473 8847, September
Lubitsch, G., Devine, M., Orbea, A. and Glanfield, P. (2007) Talent Management - A Strategic Imperative, Ashridge Consulting Report
Download Courage in the face of Extraordinary Talent
Powell, M. & Lubitsh, G. (2007) Courage in the face of Extraordinary Talent, Strategic HR Review, Vol. 6, Issue 5, pp. 24 - 27
Lubitsh, G. & Smith, I. (2007) Talent management: a strategic imperative, The Economist Intelligence Unit Executive Briefing Site,