Nigel Hughes
Founding Director

Nigel is the Founding Director of Outstanding.Global, a passion project that builds on his 30 years experience as Founding Associate & Director of Leadership at Maynard Leigh Associates with whom he maintains close ties. He is an authority on leadership, creativity and diversity. He works with a wide range of clients worldwide and specialises in providing support and training to high-performance teams as well as individual coaching. As a multi-award winning Founder and CEO of two NGOs, Green Light Trust and Northern Lights, Nigel has lived his leadership philosophy both in the boardroom and as a social activist. Find out more about Nigel  the Our History page.

MiRan Park
Non-Executive Director

MiRan is an Executive Director at IHS Markit. She has almost 20 years of experience in strategy, product development and building strategic alliances and her personal and professional insight spans across the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe, having lived and worked in over 7 different cities around the world. MiRan thrives in high energy and entrepreneurial settings, while enabling others to bring their authentic selves to professional and personal settings. She is a mother to two small boys and a wife to Sucheet.

Ric Edelman
Non-Executive Director

Ric is a writer and conservationist who wields his writing as a force for social and environmental change. His plays have been performed in jungles both wild and urban – on the London stage and in the heart of the Papua New Guinean Rainforest, touring by dugout canoe. Find out more about Ric’s current project on the Supporting the Arts page.

Sanah Singh Tomar
Associate Leader

Sanah is an experienced learning and development professional with over 18 years of experience in the field of developing human resources in the corporate sector. She’s part of the MLA India team based in Singapore. Her expertise lies in coaching for performance, personal effectiveness, well-being, creating impact in presenting and communication, leadership of oneself and others, and working collaboratively as a team. She is passionate about  working with individuals to help them achieve their potential and realise their goals.

Janet Ogundele
Associate Leader

Janet is a commercially astute international HR leader of change with a breadth of experience building and leading global HR strategy, across the whole HR life cycle. A trusted advisor who collaborates with leadership teams, analyses environments and executes people-based solutions that drive business change, transformation and growth.

Laura McClelland
Associate Leader

Laura is an award-winning writer and has an MA from the Creative Writing programme at Royal Holloway, University of London, as well as a degree in English from the University of Cambridge. She is interested in the power our words have to include or exclude, to heal or to harm. Outside work, she has campaigned for sustainable development in her village and sits on the steering group of a local woodland charity.

Dr Tom McClelland
Associate Leader

Tom is an academic at the University of Cambridge working across philosophy and psychology. He’s interested in how emerging research can help people and businesses flourish. His own research encompasses business ethics, skill development, analytic problem solving. He works with business on innovative thinking and the promotion of trust. With Outstanding.Global, he’s keen to expose how our biases and stereotypes interfere with how we think about ourselves and others and to introduce strategies for overcoming these limitations. Find out more about Tom on his personal website.


In order to support our future work we are delighted to receive expert help and guidance from our international team of Outstanding Ambassadors:

Dr Evie Kemp – Consultant Occupational Health Physician (Israel & UK)

Dr Alan Knight OBE – Corporate Social Responsibility, ArcelorMittal (Global)

Kirsty Lynagh – Chief People Officer, Nucleus (UK)

Michel Nussbaumer – EBRD (Europe)

Rena Owen – CEO Polywood Productions (USA & New Zealand)

Simon Pentanu – Speaker, Bougainville Parliament (Papua New Guinea)

Comfort Saforo – Chairlady, The Global Union of Old St Monicans, (Ghana & UK)

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