Course leader information - Jean Pousson

Jean Pousson

Business experience

Jean Pousson brings twenty years of management consultancy, training, facilitation and coaching experience to the table and is the Lead Course Leader for Finance for Non-Financial Directors at the IoD. This follows a fifteen year banking career with Barclays where he spent many years assessing risks of small to medium sized businesses and then larger corporations. Jean has also sat on many boards and has directed a number of change initiatives.

Jean delivers the following courses

  • Finance for Non-Financial Directors
  • Developing Strategic Thinking
  • Developing Board Performance

Professional credentials and training experience

Jean holds a business degree and a business diploma from the University of Witwatersrand (South Africa) and a few other business diplomas including one from the University of Warwick. Jean’s experience in dealing with numerous businesses, boards and executives over the years (both within the UK and internationally) makes him very well placed to assist directors with their developmental needs.

In his capacity as an IoD course leader Jean has worked with organisations such as ACAS, Ministry of Defence, Standard Life, Serco, Lloyds Banking Group, Pizza Express, Fujitsu Siemens, Callaway Golf and Greene King plc. He has also worked with numerous small to medium sized businesses across a wide variety of industries.

When asked what makes the IoD unique, Jean said…

"The IoD provides directors with a risk free environment to share ideas and issues with like minded directors from many diverse industries including the public and voluntary sectors. Like my fellow course leaders, we are all practitioners, and we find the learning experiences very stimulating."