Dr Mark Batey is a world-leading authority in Creativity, Innovation and Leadership.  He combines cutting-edge academic insight and expertise, with international practitioner experience as a speaker, consultant, coach and facilitator. From helping build the X-Factor team to ‘inventing’ Gogglebox, to advising governments… Dr Batey has much to share to engage, enlighten and enthuse audiences.  Delivering motivational talks, interactive workshops, training and more.

Dr Batey works with organisations, teams and their leaders in a variety of ways. He has helped thousands of people learn creative problem solving tools and techniques; coached senior leaders and teams using psychometrics; designed and delivered multiple global leadership programmes; provided keynote speeches for international conferences and designed and compered management events.

Mark also helps senior teams to develop new services, products and processes through to consulting on creativity and innovation culture.

All backed up by over two decades of research in creativity and innovation.  Dr Batey has made over 75 academic contributions, with 6000+ citations. He has a PhD in Creativity from University College London; is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Creativity and Problem Solving and Editorial board member for the APA Journal Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts, and The Journal of Creative Behavior.

Mark has featured in Arab Times, BBC, Financial Times, Forbes, The Times, The Guardian, Gulf News, Men’s Health, South China Post, TEDx The Telegraph, Wall Street Journal, etc.  He is founder of the Psychology of Creativity LinkedIn group with c.20k members.

Dr Batey has worked with organisations that include AB InBev, Bank of America, BBC, British Army, Channel 4, Dubai Government, G4S, ICBC, JC Decaux, Johnson & Johnson, NHS, The Premier League, Rolls-Royce, Royal Air Force, Sony Music, Tesco, Thales, Zain and Zurich.