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Yves Le Bihan

Yves Le Bihan

Entrepreneur, lecturer & Chairman, French Institute for Positive Leadership

BACKGROUND/ Academic and professional background

Have worked for global leading companies in different executives roles for 20 years prior to set up a consulting firm in leadership and transformation. I’ve accompanied more than 60 CEO and executive committees from global and medium size companies.

Graduated from Sciences Po Paris and HEC, France. Research associate at Chaire du changement, ESSEC Business School, France.

Daily meditation for 12 years. Lead mindfulness seminars for CEOs as certified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction teacher (from Jon Kabat-Zinn’s Center For Mindfulness)

ACHIEVEMENT/ What is your project, initiative, start-up, company all about?

Have founded the French Institute for Positive Leadership (, a non-profit organization dedicated to scientific researches and innovative leadership programs for positive organizations

Our mission: help leaders to transform themselves through mindfulness practices, neurosciences and positive psychology based leadership program.

LOCATION/ In which city, country, part of the world do you conduct your activities?

Europe and US

IMPACT/ What is the positive economic, social, political, environmental… impact of your activity, project, initiative, start-up, company?

Our vision: transform companies into positive organizations, seeking the optimal functioning of their resources (human, environmental, financial) and organization, serving a new economic and social model, more thriving, efficient, honest and accountable.

QUOTE / A phrase, quote or reference phrase that tells something about you

As an explorer of our potentials, I’m neither an optimist nor pessimist but a possibilist.