On April 25, The UBC Sauder Alumni London will be hosting Martyn Newman, PhD, at the London School of Economics, to lead a presentation on the value of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) skills and its contribution to personal and professional success.

Changes in the world of work, including the shift toward education and health, and professional business services, have changed the table stakes demanded by employers. Major research firms agree, the overall trend in employment is jobs involving social and emotional intelligence as being a fast growing category of employment in advanced economies. Based on his global research with more than 8000 professional people in eleven geographical regions, Dr. Martyn Newman describes the seven ‘must have’ emotional intelligence skills to succeed in personal and profession life.

About the presenter:

Martyn Newman

Martyn Newman, PhD is a clinical psychologist specialising in Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and Mindfulness. He is author of the best selling book Emotional Capitalists and newly released The Mindfulness Book. He is also the coauthor of the Emotional Capital Report™ – the global benchmark for measuring EQ and leadership performance – and the Emotional Intelligence Sports Inventory – the world’s first psychological inventory to measure how EQ supports elite sports performance.

Martyn received his PhD from the University of Sydney and holds an MA from GTU at the University of California, Berkeley, a Masters of Psychology from Monash University, Melbourne, and a Doctor of Psychology from La Trobe University, Melbourne.

Martyn's advice has been sought at the highest levels of leadership worldwide, including the likes of Sky, Deloitte, ExxonMobil, Mars, Network Rail and Quiksilver, Royal Bank of Scotland and British Airways among many others.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

London School of Economics, Senior Common Room
Fifth floor, Old Building, Houghton Street
London, WC2A 2AE, U.K. - map

This event is open to UBC Sauder alumni and guests. Registration includes complimentary beverages and quick bites.

If you have any questions about the event, and to register, please contact Letizia Ferreira, Alumni Engagement Officer, at