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May Busch brings a fresh perspective to helping people and organizations lead positive change and achieve their goals. Drawing on 24 years of personal experience in a high-powered career (most recently as Chief Operating Officer of Morgan Stanley Europe), the influence of her Chinese heritage, and models from economics, management and psychology, May brings inspired energy to her work, guiding individuals, businesses and social enterprises to fulfill their true potential.


An engaging and sought after speaker on topics including leadership, performance, and career success.


Working with companies and social enterprises on leadership, strategy, performance, diversity and change.


An experienced mentor and coach to individuals and groups with a focus on business and executive coaching.


Highly interactive, engaging and inspiring workshops that focus on outcomes and desired results.

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Arizona State University
Harvard University
Stanford University
Imperial College Business School
Oxford Said Business School
Channel 4
CASS Business School
England Basketball
City Women’s Network
Squire Sanders

Compelling and unique

The talk was informative, inspiring and very well-organized and was delivered in compelling and unique fashion. May attracted a large post-lecture crowd and her honesty, wit and professionalism created an atmosphere of rich discussion that endures months later.
Claire Cockerton
MBA Candidate, Imperial College London

Inspirational speaker

May is a superb, inspirational speaker, and I have been proud to ask her to talk to top quality MSc students on the core Leadership module in their programme.
Professor David Sims
Head of the Faculty of Management, and Director of the Centre for Leadership, Learning and Change at Cass Business School, City University, London

Thought provoking

'Perspectives on Leadership' was what May came to speak to us on, but she delivered much more. Her talk was an insight into a journey to success and inspired many thought provoking discussions after the talk.
Suchika Gupta
MBA Candidate, Imperial College London

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