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Gordon Tredgold  FInstLM - Staffordshire University. Cologne Area, Germany, , DE

Gordon Tredgold FInstLM

Visiting Professor Faculty of Business, Education and Law | Staffordshire University

Cologne Area, Germany, GERMANY

International Speaker, Author, Leadership Expert, Consulting, Visiting Professor



Excellent leadership skills, business acumen, a strategic thinker, strong relationship building and the ability to get things done.

A natural leader who quickly energizes organisations, developing and motivating highly focused teams that successfully meet and exceed company objectives.

Able to influence at C-level & with strategic partners such as IBM, Accenture & AT&T.

Adopts simple and practical approach to implementing change that allows organisation to quickly invest in the process and deliver outstanding results.

Experience includes logistics, banking, telecommunications, manufacturing, FMCG and air travel sectors working for major blue chip companies.

Proven leader committed to promoting employee development, fostering communication, and aligning IT and corporate goals. Fluent in French.

Visiting Professor Faculty of Business, Economics and Law at Staffordshire University.

Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management.

Specialties: Leadership • Change Management • Organizational Development • Performance Optimization • Global Outsourcing • P&L • Solution Delivery • Personnel Management • Communication • Strategic Planning • Cost Reduction • Customer Service •Business Process Improvement • Mentoring •Vendor Management

Industry Expertise (2)

Management Consulting

Information Technology and Services

Areas of Expertise (6)

Organizational Effectiveness



Business Optimization

Business Transformation

Strategic Leadership

Accomplishments (8)

Inc Top 100 Leadership and Management Expert (professional)


Selected by Inc Magazine Top 100 Leadership Expert.

#14 in Top 50 Leadership Experts to Follow on Twitter (professional)


Selected at number 14 in the Top 50 Leadership experts to follow on Twitter.

Visiting Professor Staffordshire University (professional)


Offered, and accepted, Visiting Professorship at Staffordshire University, Faculty of Business, Education and LAw.

Top 50 Blogs to Watch 2013 (professional)


My blog Leadership Principles was selected by Evan Carmichael as one of the Top 50 blogs to watch in 2013. This was my first award for my writing and came after just 4 months.

#6 Most Socially Shared Leadership Blog in 2013 (professional)


My blog, Leadership Principles, was selected at number 6 on the list of top 60 most socially shared blogs. The shares are on Twitter, Facebook and Linked in.

Dusseldorf Marathon (personal)


Completed the Dusseldorf Marathon, my first ever marathon, and raised over $5000 for cancer charity along with my friend Tarak. Managed to completed my first marathon in just 6 months with no prior training or running exp.

Cologne Marathon (personal)


Completed my second Marathon, in Cologne, having persuaded 4 friends to run their first marathon with me.

Vancouver Marathon (personal)


Ran my third marathon in Vancouver, and raised money for skin cancer. This was the second of my five marathons in five continents.

Education (2)

Thunderbird School of Global Management: Global Strategic Management 2009

University of Manchester - Institute of Science and Technology: BSc Hons, Mathematics 1984

Affiliations (5)

  • Staffordshire University
  • Institute of Leadership and Management
  • Thunderbird School of Management
  • Manchester University
  • Professional Speakers Association

Languages (2)

  • French
  • German

Media Appearances (2)

Bold Radio - Real Thought Leaders Radio Show

Bold Radio  radio


Interview with Gordon Tredgold, Leadership Expert and Thought Leader.

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Raise Your Game Radio Show

BFM 89.9 Radio- Business Radio Malaysia  radio


Interview with Raise Your Game about Leadership Its a Marathon Not a Spring book release.

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Event Appearances (13)

FAST Leadership Staffordshire University

Leadership Development  Stoke, UK


FAST Leadership

CeBit  Hannover


Big Data Round Table

CeBIT  Hannover Germany


FAST Leadership

CIO Event  New York


FAST Leadership

CIO Event UK  Northampton UK


FAST Masterclass

Staffordshire University MBA Class  Stoke Uk


FAST MasterClass

StaffFest Staffordshire Univesity  Stoke UK


FAST Leadership

Aiesec Menara Leadership Event   Marrakech Morroco


FAST Leadership

Leadership Development Conference  Al Akhawayn University, Ifrane Morroco


FAST Masterclass

Allianz Group IT Workshop   Nuremberg Germany


Outsourcing Expectation Management

Accenture CPG Industry Practice Meeting  Bangalore India


Outsourcing Expectation Management

IBM Outsourcing Kick Off  Bangalore India


Operational Improvement

Accenture CIO Roundtable  Dusseldorf Germany


Sample Talks (1)

FAST Leadership

Introduction to FAST Leadership, 45 or 90 minutes. About what we need to do in order to eliminate the causes of failure which will allow us to Achieve Success Faster. Simple pragmatic approach to achieving goals and transforming our delivery capability.



  • Keynote
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Author Appearance
  • Corporate Training


4000 to 10000 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee