Dr Connson Locke is Senior Lecturer in Practice at the London School of Economics (LSE) where she teaches Leadership, Organisational Behaviour, Cross-cultural Management, and Negotiation and Decision Making. Connson has over 25 years’ experience as an educator, coach, and consultant working in Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, and Australia. Prior to entering academia, she served as Regional Training and Development Manager for the Boston Consulting Group where she was responsible for the learning and development of consulting staff in 10 offices across Asia Pacific. Connson was awarded the LSE Department of Management’s Outstanding Teaching Contribution Award in 2013 and was highly commended for Inspirational Teaching in the LSE Student-Led Teaching Excellence Awards 2015. Connson holds a Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Organisational Behaviour from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.A. in Sociology from Harvard University where she graduated with honours.