Alain Gauthier is an international consultant, facilitator, coach, educator, and author who focuses his work on developing co-leadership and partnering capabilities in and across the private, public, and civil society sectors. He is passionate about integrating the inner and outer dimensions of change and leadership, both at the individual and collective levels, in the service of a new development paradigm.
A graduate from HEC (Paris), Stanford University MBA, and former senior consultant at McKinsey & Company, Alain is currently Executive Director of Core Leadership Development, and a principal of Metaintegral Associates in the San Francisco Bay Area. He also works in collaboration with Turning Point on leadership development and with In Principo on collaborative dynamics. Over the last 45 years, he has served a wide range of clients, from large American, European, and Japanese corporations to UN Agencies, global foundations, healthcare and educational systems, as well as other organizations in the for-profit and non-profit sectors.
Alain has designed and facilitated meetings on partnership capacity building in the United States, Europe, Japan, Brazil, and several African countries. He is a co-founder and active member of the Society for Organizational Learning (SoL) in the United States and in France, and a member of the Global Leadership Network. He has been a trustee of Pathways to Peace for more than a decade and is Vice President of the Club of Budapest in Paris.
Alain is the author of a book in French on evolutionary co-leadership that was published in March and will be available in English by the end of September. He has adapted and prefaced in French three of Peter Senge's acclaimed “Fifth Discipline” books, is a co-author of "Leadership is Global" and "Action Inquiry: The Secret of Timely and Transforming Leadership", and has contributed to three collective books on coaching and leadership development in French. He is a visiting professor for the Coaching/Personal Development Master’s Program at the Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II, and a course designer for the Giordano Bruno Globalshift University. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area but spends more than 40% of his time outside of the United States.