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Professor Roger Steare - Fellow


Professor Roger Steare is Corporate Philosopher in Residence and Professor of Organizational Ethics at the Cass Business School, City University. As well as teaching ethics, he conducts extensive research on human character, judgement and behaviour, and has published papers based on over 20,000 “Moral DNA” profiles of people in 162 countries. Roger is a leading thinker and practitioner in the development and delivery of moral leadership, governance, culture and ethics programmes for organizations such as BP, Citigroup, HSBC and PwC. Regulators and law enforcement agencies including the FSA, the SFO and the US Department of Justice have endorsed the effectiveness of his virtue ethics and moral community approach. Roger is the author of "ethicability®: How to decide what’s right and find the courage to do it."(2006), which has been endorsed both by David Cameron and President Jimmy Carter. He is a recognized media expert on ethics issues, appearing regularly on the BBC, CNBC and in the FT and The Times. Roger was a member of the Expert Drafting Committee for Rights and Humanity, invited by the British Government to prepare recommendations for the G20 London Summit in April 2009. Roger studied the History of Western Philosophy with the late Lord Conrad Russell, son of the great British philosopher Bertrand Russell. He draws on a wide range of professional experience as a banker, a social worker, an executive coach and CEO of a UK subsidiary of Adecco, the world's largest employment agency. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts; and a Fellow of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals.