Dimis Michaelides

Leadership Trainer

About Me

Consultant, author and keynote speaker, with expertise in leadership, creativity, innovation and strategy and Managing Director of Performa Consulting. He has been presenting and leading workshops for private and public sector organizations around the world since 2003.

Dimis taught Entrepreneurship and Leadership and Organizational Behavior at Neapolis University Pafos and was visiting Lecturer at MBA programs at INSEAD, CK Graduate School of Business (Beijing), Royal Holloway University (London) and Cyprus International Institute of Management. He served on numerous Boards of Directors different organizations, including the Board of Trustees of The Creative Education Foundation (US). In 2017 he was named Ambassador of Knowledge by Lifelong Learning Academia in Slovenia.

Dimis published two books The Art of Innovation – Integrating Creativity in Organizations© (2007, 2011) and The Heart if Innovation – Managing apparent Paradoxes© (2018) and many articles and blogs. From 1981 to 2003 Dimis worked in full-time positions in General Management, Marketing and Finance – at the World Bank (Washington), Zeneca (Paris), Council of Europe (Paris) and Laiki Cyprialife (Nicosia).

Dimis is a graduate of the London School of Economics (B.Sc), London Business School (MBA), Sussex University (MA) and INSEAD (Leadership in Organizations).

He is fluent in Greek, English and French.

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