A Journey From Business to Global Thought Leader

A Journey From Business to Global Thought Leader


I am so honoured and thrilled to become #1 on the list of Top 20 Global Thought Leaders on Culture - Thinkers360!

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About Oleg Konovalov

Oleg Konovalov is a management consultant with extensive experience in international business. Operating businesses in the UK, Scandinavia, and Russia has given him a superior understanding of how business works across different cultures and has made him adept at dealing with challenges common and uncommon alike. His projects have been mentioned in The Times and Fishing News International.

Oleg is #1 Global Thought Leader on Culture by Thinkers360 (2019) and is currently listed on Thinkers50 Radar 2019.

Oleg regularly speaks at international conferences and executive master-classes on issues related to organisational performance, effective external relationships, problem-solving, corporate culture, and diagnosing organisational diseases. He consults clients internationally, including private companies and governmental organisations. Oleg sees every organisation as unique and strongly believes that most of his clients’ problems can be solved by shifting patterned paradigms and applying tailor-made solutions.

Oleg earned his doctoral degree from the Durham University Business School and his MBA from the Open University Business School. He is interested in enhancing performance and has pioneered research on organisations’ typology and identified relevant properties, effective structures and roles of external organisational relationships, synergy of functions and organisational metabolism; and advanced culture management through the enhancement of such metaphysical resources as trust, professionalism, creativity, accountability, teamwork, and shared vision. Social forms and informal social relations are also in the area of his interest as having a huge impact on how businesses act and access resources in different contexts and conditions. His concepts have been praised in numerous business media, including Forbes, Small Business Trends, and StartUs Magazine.

Oleg is the author of four business books, Corporate Superpower, Organisational Anatomy, Hidden Russia: Informal Relations and Trust, and the forthcoming The Trinity of Business. He continues his research and writing journey identifying entrepreneurs and managers’ strategic needs, helping them drive their companies to success and become true champions of healthy business culture.