Programme Lead Year 2
MA (Oxon), MBA
People trust Martin, they feel better about themselves and the world after spending time with him. The thing that enables this is the strong relationships he develops, with integrity, care and trust – relationships that last well beyond the confines of any piece of work.
Martin Saville’s expertise is in helping organisations to lead and navigate complex change. A former Director of Strategic Planning and Operations at London Business School and a one-time Board member of OD Network Europe, his experience ranges from Organisation Development and Design (OD), leadership, culture and values to team dynamics, change and personal effectiveness. As a consultant, he seeks simultaneously to help people be more human at work, and to support organisations to be more effective, impactful and successful. He has a particular passion for OD education and practitioner development.
He has consulted to organisations in the public, private and third sectors, as well as to family– owned businesses. He is passionate about making a demonstrable difference and leaving his client organisations stronger. His clients range from the UK Civil Service, government agencies, NHS organisations and local authorities to global banks, and companies in the pharmaceutical, retail, telecoms, media and managed services sectors. He has also consulted to International NGO and third sector organisations.
Martin is a regular conference speaker on OD and is the co-editor of A Field Guide to Organisation Development, published by Routledge. He has a degree in Classics from Oxford University and an MBA from London Business School, as well as a Foundation Certificate in Psychotherapy and Counselling from Regent’s University. He is certified as a Somatic Coach.
Martin’s early career was spent in opera management. Until recently he was Deputy Chair of British Youth Opera. He lives in Brighton with his wife and son.