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Michele Sagan speaks at Future Forward Malaysia Employee Employer Connection





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About Michele

Michele has 25 years of expertise in leadership and management across the UK and Malaysia. Having held key positions in renowned organizations such as the Asia School of Business, UBS, HSBC, and CIMB, she brings critical insights in areas such as future of work, strategic thought, change management, and human capital development.


Michele's impact extends through her work as a future of work scholar, certified human capital strategist, and international speaker, where she has consulted, taught, and facilitated on topics including Future of Work Solutions, Change, Emotional Intelligence, Cultural Transformation, Wellbeing, and Leadership Development. As a certified coach, psychotherapist, and EQ practitioner, she has supported clients from diverse industries, including Oil and Gas, Finance, Telecommunication, and more.


Michele's academic achievements, including a BSc and MSc from the London School of Economics, along with her ongoing pursuit of a PhD in the Future of Work, highlight her commitment to continuous learning.


Her remarkable contributions led to her recognition as one of Malaysia's most successful individuals in 2021.

Future of Work Specialist

Michele is a future of work scholar and is passionate about shaping the future. She is working on a generative model that incorporates both agile and sustainable strategies to help transform organizations and people in navigating the future of work.

She supports organisations in their business and workforce transformation initiatives and provides people solutions to help organisations future-proof their organisation, leadership and employees.

Key Note Speaker

Michele has spoken in multiple conferences as a key note speaker and panelist including for the Economist, the Economic Times, Amcham, and many more. She has spoken on the Future of Work, Future of Jobs, Upskilling and Reskilling, Future-Proofed Leadership and Culture, Organisational Transformation and Innovation, DEI, ESG and Sustainability as well as Wellbeing and Mental Health.

Author & Editor

Michele writes noth ficition and non-fiction books. She is represented by Jamie Cowen from The Ampersand Agency and was a student at both Curtis Brown Creative and Faber Academy where she completed both their Six-Month Novel Writing Courses. She has written columns and articles for magazines and journals and won the London Book Fair’s The Write Stuff competition in 2018. 

Michele Sagan speaking on the Mega Panel at EICN on Gen Z and the 4 day work week in Malaysia

Drawing from research and data from Future of Work, Organisational Behaviour as well as neuroscience, Michele Sagan's upcoming book entitled, Future Shaping, will help you understand:


  • the challenges and opportunities that exist in the future of work

  • key tensions when facing disruption and sustainability

  • how Generative Organisations can flourish in the face of such tensions

  • how to inspire and elevate your people through Generative leadership

  • how Generative Mindsets that embrace future of work skills will give you the edge you need to thrive in the future

The future of work will be defined by those who can navigate the challenges and seize the opportunities that lie ahead.


The future is in your hands!

Future Shaper book by Michele Sagan

Future Shaping
by Michele Sagan


Get in touch with Michele!


Medan Damansara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

+60 133837188

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Hein-Jan Lapidaire, Regional Director APAC at Thomas International

I want to take a moment to acknowledge Michele for her outstanding presentation at our recent Thomas Learning Event. Her knowledge, insights, and passion for the topic "Leading & Engaging the workforce of the Future" were truly inspiring, and the feedback we received from attendees has been overwhelmingly positive. Michele's expertise and insights are invaluable, and we are grateful for the knowledge and inspiration she shared with our audience. If you need a great and inspiring speaker at your event, please invite Michele!

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