About Susan Battley
Susan Battley, Psy.D., Ph.D. is an internationally renowned leadership psychologist, executive coach, author, and educator specializing in strategic leadership, behavioral economics, and organization change management.
For more than twenty years she has helped an international clientele of business CEOs, university presidents, entrepreneurs, public officials, and world-class technical professionals and scientists maximize their effectiveness in high-stakes roles and situations.
The Clinton White House Office of Science and Technology Policy commended her radio program on leadership excellence, Fast Focus on Success.
Her clients have included JP Morgan Chase, Olympus, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Jones Apparel Group, Chase Manhattan, Bookspan, Nine West, and Cendant.
Known for her insightful, pragmatic presentations, she speaks regularly to business and professional groups and at in-house corporate events on maximizing leader and organization effectiveness.
She is a sought-after media resource on leadership and behavior trends, including CNN, CNBC, National Public Radio, and Bloomberg Television and Radio. Her expertise has been cited worldwide in outlets such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Chief Executive, Entrepreneur, United Press International, Harvard Management Update, and Science.
Battley is the author of three books, including COACHED TO LEAD, and has been published in a range of professional and scholarly periodicals including Consulting to Management, Albion, Ombudsman News, and the Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research.
Formerly, she held appointments as a clinical associate professor in the School of Health Technology and Management, Stony Brook University, and a consulting psychologist at the University Counseling Center. She was also the inaugural arts and science visiting professor at St. George's University, Grenada.
Battley has served on numerous boards including the New York chapter of the Institute of Management Consultants, the Long Island Historical Journal, and community health organizations. She has been a nominator to CFO Magazine's Global 100 Leaders.
She holds four advanced degrees, including doctorates in both clinical psychology from Long Island University (Psy.D.) and economic history with Distinction from Stony Brook University (Ph.D.)
She is the chief executive officer and founder of Battley Performance Consulting based in Stony Brook, Long Island, New York.