Sam Gilpin

Sam Gilpin

Managing Director, Head of YSC Europe & Middle East

Sam is a member of the Board and the Global Leadership Team of YSC Consulting based in London. He leads YSC’s Europe business. Prior to this he held leadership roles as Global Head for Client Development and Head of YSC Asia. He has a broad range of expertise as a leadership consultant, with depth of exposure across Europe and Asia. He advises companies on leadership strategy, CEO succession and culture change, with sector experience that spans technology, resources, private equity, financial services, retail and consumer goods.

Sam has Masters Degrees from Oxford University, UCL and Birkbeck in English Literature, Anglo-American Literary Relations, and Organizational Behavior respectively. He has an EMCC accredited diploma in Coaching Supervision from Bath Consultancy Group. He recently completed a programme in Board Level Dynamics at the Tavistock Institute.

Related News & Research

“The Governance Gap”: An Untapped Value Driver for Private Equity

This research paper is based on interviews with more than 40 senior leaders in the global Private Equity industry.

Five Ways For CEOs To Change Culture In A Crisis

Sam Gilpin, Managing Director, Head of Europe at YSC, covers ways CEOs can change culture in a crisis for Bdaily News.

The Unintended Consequences Of Corporate Governance Changes

Sam Gilpin, discusses why leaders need to guard against creating a culture of fear as they take important steps to strengthen corporate governance.

Investors Are Waking Up To ‘Blind Spot’ Risk

Sam Gilpin, Managing Director, Head of Europe at YSC Consulting, discusses blitscaling in a letter to the Financial Times.

The Celebrity Executive Officer

Sam Gilpin, Managing Director and Head of Europe, covers the celebritization of CEOs for CEO Today.

CEOs: Here’s Why You Really Need A Personal Brand

Sam Gilpin, Managing Director and Head of Europe, shares his point of view on using employer branding to attract talent in Raconteur.

The CEO’s New Clothes: Speaking Truth To Power

Sam Gilpin, Managing Director, Head of Europe, contributes a piece for HRZone on why leaders needs a good support structure.

Five Ways To Be A Better Leader In 2019

Sam Gilpin, Managing Director, Head of Europe, provides his thoughts on resilience in Raconteur's article about ways to be a better leader in 2019.

'Luke Johnson: Blameless Victim, Or Asleep On The Job?

Sam Gilpin, Head of YSC Europe, penned a response to The Times about how Luke Johnson shines a light on the dark side of entrepreneurship.

Leadership Implications Of The Gig Economy

Sam Gilpin, Managing Director and Head of YSC Europe, bylines an article on the leadership implications of the gig economy for European CEO Magazine.

Analysis: Where Next For Ted Baker Without Ray Kelvin?

Sam Gilpin, Managing Director, Head of Euorpe, shares his thoughts with Retail Week on Ray Kelvin stepping down following allegations of misconduct.

YSC Consulting comments On Superdry CEO Return

Sam Gilpin, MD, Head of Europe, shares his thoughts on Julian Dunkerton’s return and the future outlook of his leadership in Bdaily News.