Lesley Symons is a thought leader on gender balance in business schools and the tertiary education sector. Her ground-breaking research has shed new light on the almost total lack of gender balance in business school case studies. Lesley is a leadership coach and group facilitator with a particular interest in developing women leaders. Prior to coaching, Lesley had an extensive career with multinational organisations. She has worked across 3 continents with Selfridges in the UK, L’Oreal in the UK and Australia, Edgars Retail in South Africa and was a General Manager with Estee Lauder Companies in Australia. Lesley now works and lives between Europe and Australia.