Emily Kasriel has developed the Deep Listening approach as a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at King's College Policy Institute in London and previously as a Practitioner in Residence at the London School of Economics. She has also drawn on her decade long experience as an accredited Executive Coach and more recently as a workplace mediator as well as on the insights of psychologists, peacemakers, lawyers, organisational behaviour practitioners and academics from many disciplines. Based on her research, she recently published an article about Deep Listening for the Stanford Social Innovation Review.
She has led the BBC British Council Crossing Divides around the Globe project, with 1000 young people from 119 countries selected for her training in Deep Listening to celebrate the BBC centenary – following a pilot of 150 in Lebanon, 300 IBM executives from across Europe; executive coaches from
multiple organisations; and cohorts of leaders from the British army to McDonald’s with the UK’s Forward Institute for responsible leadership.
She has been a media executive at the BBC leading multiple high impact global projects as well as producing and reporting from five continents, running arts and culture, religion and then the ideas area at the BBC World Service, Senior Adviser to the Skoll Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship and a Visiting Fellow at Said Business School at the University of Oxford. She has written for a number of major publications and chaired a wide range of panels, events and interviews around the world, and is on the board of the Wingate Foundation.