Bernard Desmidt

BA (Hons), BSocSci

Bernard is recognised as one of the most effective executive coaches and leadership development facilitators in Australia. He specialises in enabling leaders and teams to realise their leadership potential through facilitating lasting and positive behavioural change. Bernard is also the author of Inside-Out Leadership – How to Master the 4 Principles of Effective Leadership and Become the Leader Others Choose to Follow.

Bernard has over 20 years’ experience in executive and leadership development and worked with executives and executive teams across a range of industries sectors. He has facilitated one of the most highly rated executive leadership programs at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management in Sydney, Australia.


  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Industrial Relations, University of Port Elizabeth
  • Bachelor of Social Science in Psychology and Economics, Rhodes University