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Karim Harbott

Karim Harbott Certified Scrum Trainer, Team coach, Enterprise coach, Certified Agile Leadership educator, LeSS Trainer & Accredited Kanban Trainer

Karim Harbott is a business agility and innovation coach, non-executive director, author, and international keynote speaker. He has over 15 years of experience helping organisations with agile transformations, working on some of the most complex anywhere in the world. He is a founding partner of Agile Centre and the Business Agility Academy, the leading international business agility certification body.

Karim is the creator of the Business Agility Canvas, a widely-used strategic tool for driving agile transformations, and is the author of the best-selling book The Six Enablers of Business Agility; How to Thrive in an Uncertain World.

His work involves advising organisations on agility at scale, business agility, leadership coaching and culture change. He has held a number of senior roles in the Agile space, including building and leading the development of the ’Scaled Agile’ practice at global strategy consultancy McKinsey & Co. Karim also serves as a non-executive director with the Scrum Alliance and UK Coaching.

Karim is one of only a handful of people globally to hold both the Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer®, Certified Enterprise Coach® and Certified Agile Leadership Educator status. He is also an ICF Professional Certified Coach® and Certified Leadership Agility® 360 Coach. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Southampton, a master’s degree in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from HEC Paris, and a fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS).

Agile and Scrum Training, Coaching and Workshops

With a wealth of experience in Agile leadership, Karim’s sessions are not just instructional but immersive experiences designed to empower individuals and teams. His coaching methodology goes beyond theory, delving into practical strategies for implementing Agile principles effectively. Join Karim Harbott on a path of continuous improvement, where Agile training becomes a catalyst for organisational growth and success.