Dr Leandro Herrero is the CEO, Chief Organization Architect and lead designer of the products and services of The Chalfont Project, an international firm of organizational architects.
He is the pioneer of Viral Change™, a people
Mobilizing Platform in organizations, a
methodology that delivers large scale behavioural and cultural change in
organizations, also creating lasting capacity for changeability. Viral Change™
creates and sustains social movements, whether inside the organization or in the
He is the author of several books, his most recent release Camino – Leadership
Notes on the Road, as well as The Flipping Point – Deprogramming Management
Viral Change™, the alternative to slow, painful and unsuccessful management of
change in organizations (2006, 2008) and its follow up Homo Imitans, the art of
social infection; Viral Change™ in action. He has also written 4 other management
books on leadership, change and disruptive management innovation.
Dr Herrero’s primary focus of work is the creation of cutting-edge organizational
architectures based upon three pillars: an Enabling Design, a Mobilizing Platform
(Viral Change™) and Collective Leadership (Leadership for Collective Action).
These cutting edge architectures – with a specific Behavioural DNA – cater for, and
thrive in, complex and unpredictable environments.
Although headquartered in the UK, The Chalfont Project’s international team of
organization architects work with clients in the private and public sectors, across all
Dr Leandro Herrero is a psychiatrist by background who, after medical practice and
academia, spent years in top global leadership roles within companies in the UK and
the US. As well as his medical and psychiatric qualifications, he holds a Master’s in
Business Administration and is a Fellow of several management bodies.
He is also Executive Fellow at the Centre for the Future of Organization, Drucker
School of Management.
Dr Herrero is an international speaker on organizational challenges and writes a
Daily Thoughts blog that has a large community of followers. In 2016 he was voted
one of the Top Voices in the UK on LinkedIn, for his articles on management,
leadership and change issues.
Leandro is organizational architect. He is in the quest for Building Remarkable Organizations. This is at the core of his consulting work, whether translated into leadership, management of change (particularly large scale behavioural change) organizational strategy or management innovation. In his workshops, Leandro explains and encourages ‘viral change’™, a practise dedicated to the creation and implementation of large-scale behavioural and cultural change. Leandro delivers short, high impact organizational interventions (one day or two) exclusively designed and now for the first time offered to practitioners who want to use new, differentiated and exclusive tools in areas such as accelerating change, innovation, team alignment, leadership or cross-collaboration.