John Amaechi OBE
CEO, APS and Organisational Psychologist
John Amaechi OBE is a respected organisational psychologist, best-selling New York Times author, sought after public speaker, executive coach and CEO of APS Ltd. He is a non-executive director of a £2.4bn healthcare organisation, in addition to being a board advisor for several FTSE100 organisations in the financial, legal and professional services, technology, publishing, engineering and retail sectors. In 2019, John was recognised as one of HR’s most influential thinkers by HR Magazine. John is the first Briton to have a career in the NBA.
John is a Chartered Scientist, a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD and a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health. He is a Research Fellow at the University of East London and his research interests are effective, inclusive leadership, building high-performing teams and organisational design that maximises productivity and human thriving in readiness for the future world of work.
John leads a team of psychologists, behavioural scientists and experienced business strategists that design and deliver evidence-based advisory interventions to service clients with people challenges that impact organisational performance. APS has worked with hundreds of organisations over the last decade developing strategy and enhancing leaders, their teams and organisational culture in companies ranging from rapid scale-ups to established global brands.
Organisations approach APS to understand and unpick complex people challenges through advisory services driven by analytics, motivational presentations, workshops and masterclasses, executive coaching and digital learning- all of which can be delivered virtually or face-to-face.