Steadman Harrison is the former General Director, Europe-Middle East-Africa of the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), based in Ethiopia (2009-2015), and currently the Chief Executive Officer at Go/Innovation. With more than 25 years of experience, he is an expert facilitator, executive coach, and curriculum designer with a successful track record in large-scale complex projects providing results that matter.

Steadman serves as an innovation catalyst to help design, deliver, and test new and sustainable models for human development that are inclusive, accessible, and affordable. He has supported interventions across all sectors with a special focus on government and non-government organizations. Steadman's experience as a senior faculty member and associate spans the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia. For the past decade-plus he has trained extensively across the continent of Africa after establishing CCL’s Social Sector Innovation Hub headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

While working at CCL, Steadman collaborated closely with ECES in elaborating the Leadership and Conflict Management Skills for Electoral Stakeholders (LEAD) course and has more than 20 years of experience in Leadership training over the globe and especially in Africa through CCL’s initiative: the Leadership Beyond Boundaries (LBB), a global initiative to democratize leadership development. Through this effort, CCL-LBB works to make high-quality leadership development affordable and accessible to all people around the globe. CCL has begun creating low-cost leadership development programs, tools, and models that can be offered at the grassroots via NGOs, educational institutions, government agencies, and community organizations. Steadman has a profound knowledge of Ethiopia through his more than five years mission in the country and regular visits including several missions in 2018.