Breandan Ward

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Agile and values-driven professional inspiring personal and career development through coaching, training and education with a special interest in diversity and inclusion. Over 15 years’ experience in leadership and management roles in investment banking translating strategy into successful outcomes. Integrated approach to leadership incorporating the whole person to stimulate team and individual success. Strong track record leading cross-cultural teams, developing talent and delivering results by:
• Fostering learning organisations where teams share knowledge and empower others to achieve greater impact
• Promoting an agile culture to help individuals and teams successfully navigate challenging environments
• Building strong relationships centered on trust and accountability
• Helping individuals and teams set long-term goals that empower and inspire
As a partially blind professional working across the private, public and non-profit sectors, Breandan believes that diversity and inclusion are essential acts needed for leaders and organizations to shift their performance and impact from merely the transactional to the transformative.

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Breandan facilitates, trains and coaches in English and also speaks French and Hebrew

Specialist Areas

Leading High-Performance Teams, Performance Management, Change Management, Remote Management, Coaching Skills, Communication Skills for Managers, Diversity & Inclusion

Corporate Experience

Starting his career as an Analyst at Goldman Sachs in London, Breandan subsequently joined Morgan Stanley where he held various leadership roles in their London and New York offices. As an Executive Director, he led operational management, project delivery and people development and a global team of 40 analysts spread across 5 countries. He transitioned in 2016 to focus his work on coaching, facilitating and advocacy and lectures on the topics of leadership and disability at New York University. 


2020 – Certified Leadership Coach
2020 to present - Member of International Coach Federation (ICF)
2018 - Masters in Public Administration from New York University
1999 - Degree in Commerce and French from University College Dublin