At LEAD academy we are passionate about working with positive leaders who will transform organizations for the better. What makes our approach particularly effective is the application of behavioral science to develop the people skills, self-management competencies, and psychological strengths that create successful outcomes for people and their organization. Our model is:

Results-focused - We partner with our clients to customize leadership development solutions that bring out the best in their teams and create thriving workplace cultures. We work hard to uncover the drivers and behavioral patterns that either block or enable performance.

Human-centered - People are the ultimate competitive advantage and the future belongs to human-centered businesses that facilitate excellence in their people. People function optimally when fully engaged by the right context.

Positively-oriented - Research from the field of Positive Organizational Scholarship points shows that when organizations implement practices that help individuals and teams achieve their highest potential, experience elevating energy, and flourish at work, the results they achieve exceed expected performance.

Strengths-based - Consideration of employee strengths allows organizations to elevate collective strengths and to connect individuals to their work in a productive way.

Evidence-driven - Our development programs bring a blend of leading-edge psychological and business insights. We understand business pressures and ensure that our programs will directly contribute to your achieving corporate objectives. Our solutions have been tested in real life and confirmed by rigorous scientific research. Our experiental learning becomes the enabling factor that leads to increased productivity, customer satisfaction, employee engagement and performance.


Robert Rosales, principal and founder of LEAD academy, is an organizational consultant, executive coach, and manager with experience in Europe, the U.S., and Latin America. An accomplished facilitator, he specializes in the application of science-based leadership practices to the workplace. He is a catalyst for positive, practical, and high-impact solutions that support leaders in organizations by optimizing engagement, productivity, and corporate success.

Through LEAD academy, Robert offers consulting and coaching in leadership and management skills, such as interpersonal work relationships and communication, personal effectiveness, relationship management, and customer-facing skills. In the academic realm, he is an instructor in positive psychology with universities in Canada and Mexico.

Robert knows firsthand the impact of leadership on employee engagement and performance. For 25 years, he was a senior manager with leading private wealth managers UBS and Credit Suisse. During this time, he honed his selling, advising, and negotiating skills with the most demanding clients. He learned that people are at the heart of organizational success because business, essentially, is about relationships.

In addition to his Master's degree in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, Robert received an Executive MBA from the University of Geneva.


We partner with third party solutions providers in order to deliver the best solutions for the client.