Barry Conchie

Barry Conchie

A renowned leadership consultant, Gallup’s Barry Conchie is sought after by CEOs around the world to assist in aligning business and talent strategies that drive performance. An expert in executive assessment, team diagnostics, and succession planning, he brings objective measurement and insight to these important leadership areas.

Conchie is the coauthor of Strengths Based Leadership. The book encompasses Gallup research with more than 1 million work teams, in-depth interviews with more than 20,000 leaders, and interviews with more than 10,000 followers around the world that ask why they followed the most important leader in their life. Published in January 2009, the book quickly became a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and BusinessWeek bestseller.

Conchie was a public sector leader in the United Kingdom before joining Gallup in London. In 2002, he brought his extensive global experience to Gallup’s Washington, D.C., headquarters, where Conchie now directs Gallup’s executive leadership consulting.

Conchie and his wife, Nicola, live in Boulder, Colorado.