Battley Joins Smithsonian & Met Opera Boards

February 3, 2014 | New York

Susan Battley has been elected to the boards of two iconic cultural institutions, the Smithsonian Institution Libraries and the Metropolitan Opera Guild.  She is the founder and CEO of Battley Performance Consulting, a boutique advisory firm specializing in leader and boardroom effectiveness.

Her appointment to the Smithsonian Institution Libraries Advisory Board was approved by the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, which includes the Chief Justice of the United States and the Vice President of the United States.

Battley also joins the board of the Metropolitan Opera Guild in New York City whose mission is to support the Metropolitan Opera and promote opera appreciation through educational programs and publications.  The Guild publishes Opera News, the largest-circulation classical-music magazine in North America.


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Susan Battley

An advisor to Fortune 100 executives and world-class institutions for more than twenty years, Dr. Susan Battley is an internationally recognized expert on CEO and leadership effectiveness. Her clients include Fortune 500 companies, professional service firms, and elite research institutions. She has worked with chief executives, university presidents, Nobel laureates, and prominent scientists, diplomats, and educators. A respected media source for analyzing leadership in the context of news-breaking events and key trends, Battley has been featured in outlets worldwide including CNN, CNBC, Fox, Bloomberg, and National Public Radio, and in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Chief Executive, Business Week, United Press International, Harvard Management Update, Entrepreneur, Science, Leader to Leader, Investments, and Worth. She is the founder and CEO of Battley Performance Consulting, a leadership strategy and organization effectiveness consultancy.