Connson Chou Locke is Professorial Lecturer in Management at the London School of Economics (LSE) where she teaches leadership, organizational behaviour, decision-making and negotiation. Connson holds a PhD and MSc in Business Administration, with a specialty in organizational behaviour, from the University of California at Berkeley and a BA in Sociology from Harvard University. She has over 30 years' experience as an educator, coach and consultant working in Europe, Asia Pacific, North America and Australia. Her highly popular Guardian Masterclass 'Developing your presence, power and influence' regularly sells out. Her clients include Harvard Medical School, Orange Group, KPMG and the United Nations System Staff College.