Sue Langley is a speaker, facilitator and master trainer who inspires people to apply emotional intelligence, positive psychology and neuroscience to become the best they can be. Founder and CEO of Emotional Intelligence Worldwide, she is considered the leading advisor in Australia on the practical workplace application of these fields and is the first person to complete the Masters in Neuroscience of Leadership, the most in depth credential in this emerging discipline.
Sue’s gift is synthesising science into simple, practical tools anyone can use. A consultant to consultants, she has taught thousands of business leaders, change agents and human resources professionals to harness the brain's potential to improve performance, solve problems creatively and engage others. She has chaired conferences and presented her work internationally and developed large-scale multi-year projects with organisations such as Oracle, Coca-Cola Amatil, Schneider Electric, Perpetual and Camp Quality to cultivate positive culture and emotionally intelligent leadership.
As the lead developer and facilitator of Australia’s first and only Diploma of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing, Sue is making positive psychology research and applications accessible to busy professionals. Through her partnership with the UK’s Centre for Applied Positive Psychology, Emotional Intelligence Worldwide is bringing innovative strengths-based approaches to organisations across Asia-Pacific. Sue is Master Trainer for Realise2, the next generation strengths tool, and two of the most targeted emotional intelligence tools, Genos EI and the Mayer-Salovey-Caruso EI Test.
Sue holds a BA in Psychology and Management from Monash University and has studied positive psychology at Harvard. Before founding EIW and the Langley Group she worked as a senior leader in travel, financial services and recruitment in Australia and Europe, gaining depth in cultural diversity and a passion for developing people.
Sue is a sought-after media expert, appearing recently in the Sydney Morning Herald, the Australian and ABC radio. She will be a featured neuroscience expert in the upcoming ABC TV series Redesign My Brain. She is the author of “Positive Relationships at Work” in Positive Relationships by Sue Roffey (Springer 2012) and two children’s books based on positive psychology principles. She is a Director of Wellbeing Australia, and is an affiliate of the Australian Psychological Association and the International Positive Psychology Association.
Watch Sue Langley speak about The Emotionally Intelligent Brain at the Mind & Its Potential Conference 2012 in Sydney.
Read about her conference keynotes and workshops.