Dr Imran H K Suddahazai is an external Director of Studies for the PhD programs at the University of Bolton. He is also the head of the Education program at the Markfield Institute of Higher Education and a Visiting Associate Researcher at Lancaster University. Dr Suddahazai’s interests encompass the broad fields of education, leadership, philosophy and sociology with specific interests and focus upon the relationships and dynamics between power, authority and influence. This has been developed on his extensive professional experience of working within senior leadership, management and coaching roles as an elite-performance consultant for athletes and executives across the world.