Dr Vanessa Marcie

Expert in Humour and Leadership


Dr Vanessa Marcie is the founder & CEO of Leading With Humour, an innovative change management consultancy firm.

She is a pioneer in change management through humour, a contributor to Harvard Business Review France and a guest lecturer for prestigious business schools such as HEC Paris and Cambridge Judge Business School.

She is a former VP Business Development for London & Partners, The international trade, investment and promotion agency for London.

Her clients include: Unilever, Linkedin, Inmarsat, UK Department for International Trade, BPI France, etc. She has been featured on Harvard Business Review, Financial Times, La Tribune, ELLE Magazine and more.

Her 5 main keynotes are about:

1. How to be a better leader through humour
2. Humour as a tool to foster inclusion and diversity
3. Leading with humour in times of crisis
4. How humour helps to innovate more
5. How humour makes us more resilient

She also gives keynotes to non-profits and lectures for top business schools  and universities. 

All of her keynotes are based on scientific research, her 20 years business experience and her experience as a stand-up comedian. Outside of her business, Vanessa partners with non-profits promoting inclusion and diversity.

“She has a wonderful energy and great public speaking skills which made her speech both entertaining and informative. ”


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“I couldn’t recommend this session highly enough.
Vanessa was engaging and funny while sharing her extensive knowledge.
Fantastic session – thank you!” IHS MARKIT


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