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Dimis Michaelides is a consultant, author, keynote speaker and magician.

Workshop Title: Power Up your Creativity

Date: Tuesday, 30 April 2024

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Dimis Michaelides is a consultant, author, keynote speaker and magician, who combines his unique talents and business experience to inspire people around the world. He works in the areas of leadership, creativity and innovation and is MD of Performa Consulting. His last magic show “It’s Magic, but is it Art?” was staged in Nicosia, Limassol and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where the British Theatre Guide awarded him a four-star review.

Last December he was in Sarajevo, where he was Master of Ceremonies and Moderator at a High Level conference with Ministers from 5 countries that focussed on people practises in public service.

In his business career Dimis worked as an executive, senior executive or CEO at the World Bank (Washington), Zeneca (Paris), Council of Europe (Paris) and Cyprialife (Nicosia). He has also taught as visiting faculty at the Executive MBA programs of INSEAD (Fontainebleau), CK Graduate School of Business (Beijing), Jiaotang University (Shanghai), Royal Holloway University (London), the Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM) and Neapolis University (Paphos). He served on numerous Boards of Directors in private companies and non-profit organizations in Cyprus, the US, Russia and Brazil, including the Board of Trustees of The Creative Education Foundation (US).

He has delivered presentations and led workshops in numerous creativity forums including TEDx (New York), Harvard Business Review (China), Creative Education Foundation (USA), American Creativity Association, CREA (Europe), European Conference for Creativity and Innovation, Africa Creativity Conference.

Dimis published The Art of Innovation - Integrating Creativity in Organizations© (2007) and developed the Art of Innovation model in various forms, to help organizations and individuals achieve their full innovation potential.

He is a graduate of the London School of Economics (B.Sc), London Business School (MBA), Sussex University (MA) and INSEAD (Leadership in Organizations).

Dimis is fluent in Greek, English and French, operational in Spanish and Portuguese.

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