FIDI 66th Annual Conference Dubai

Jamil Qureshi - Change Management

Jamil Qureshi is one of today's foremost practitioners of performance enhancing psychology and is an expert in high performing teams. As the creator of Mind Shaping, Jamil has enjoyed working with a rich diversity of the most talented business and sports people and teams in the world.

In 2006, he was appointed as the first-ever official psychologist to work with the European Ryder Cup team by captain Ian Woosnam. They made history in winning by a record-equalling margin. 

Jamil has worked with 22 golfers inside the top 50 in the world, including two people in golf who have got to world number one.

Ranked among the most influential figures in British sport in 2009, Jamil was voted in the top 100 most powerful men in golf 2008 by his international peers.

He has worked successfully with three English Premiership football clubs, one of which reaching a record position from its halfway point in the season.

Jamil has worked with talent across the board. As diverse as fighter pilots, medical teams, Formula 1 racing teams, and the 2009 England Ashes winning cricketers.

In business and industry Jamil has worked from CEO and board level to middle management in a variety of sectors...

He has worked with business leaders and companies in over 24 different countries last year alone helping teams to fulfil their potential by orchestrating change and performance programmes.

He has developed and delivered management and leadership programmes at board level for Coca Cola, Hewlett Packard, Emirates Airlines, Serco, Orange, and Royal Bank of Scotland. He has worked across Lloyds Banking Group on the ‘Journey to World Class’.

He has led teams responsible for change management in several high profile areas; Lloyds Banking Group as part of their substantial integration strategy, Marks and Spencers to help re-set the standard and Post Office to create The Post Office Way as they separate from Royal Mail.

Jamil also lectures on the prestigious WorldProgram, in the US, UK and China through Ashridge and Fordham Business Schools and Qing Dao University.

  • Jamil is also a world recognised speaker on all aspects of the psychology of performance, psychology of leadership, leadership attitudes, improving people, cultural change techniques, and team performance


  • He is one of only a few external psychologists ever to be allowed to study astronauts on the NASA Space Programme
  • Jamil has talked to an audience that included two former US presidents at the K Club in Ireland!
  • Jamil’s versatility is illustrated by the fact he has talked at NASDAQ in Times Square where he shared a stage with General Peter Pace, Head of Joint Chief of Staff, the highest ranking military officer in the US armed forces, and next day did stand up in front of a celebrity audience at the Groucho Club!
  • Jamil use to be a regular at London’s prestigious Comedy Store and spent two years working with TV’s award winning mind reader, Derren Brown!
Please make sure to mark your calendar for this year’s keynote speaker, Jamil will be speaking on Change Management, and if you sometimes feel you are being overtaken by the many high-impact changes within your customer base or our business, than this session will help you being part of the change, driving it instead of undergoing it.

Monday 6th March 2017 11:15 am in the Dubai Ballroom