Umar Shavurov is an international development consultant and an Adaptive Leadership trainer with extensive multi-cultural experience. A former senior consultant to the World Bank, Umar has more than 15 years of experience in strategic and change management in public and private organizations around the world. Umar is currently helping the Communications Team of the Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS) at the National University of Singapore map their university-wide transformational agenda. He is also working with the German Technical Assistance Agency (GIZ) as a trainer to help them tackle the climate change agenda. Umar holds a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from the Harvard Kennedy School where he trained under Harvard Professors Ronald Heifetz and Dean Williams in Adaptive Leadership.