The Authors

Jacqueline Moore and Steven Sonsino are a husband and wife team who specialise in executive coaching and leadership development in the emerging markets. The CEO’s Journey is the fourth book they have written together.


Jacqueline Moore is a business author and writer and her last book, The Seven Failings of Really Useless Leaders, was an Amazon business bestseller. Her first leadership book, Leadership Unplugged, was described as ‘learned yet practical’ by Harvard Business School Press. Until she turned to writing full-time in 2003, Jacqueline was a senior journalist on the London Financial Times, where she worked for 16 years. She worked on the News and Features desks of the Financial Times, as well as on the World Stock Markets page. She was launch production editor of the Business Travel Page, launch writer and editor of the FT View column and launch editor and writer of the back-page e-business column. In addition, she co-designed and co-taught the first Workshop and Facilitation Skills course on the MBA programme at Cranfield School of Management in the UK. She is a former Director of the award-winning Journalism Training Centre.


Steven Sonsino is a best-selling author, executive coach and an expert on leadership in the emerging markets. He is a partner in the Emerging Markets Leadership Center, headquartered in Dubai, and works with clients including Future Pipe, Standard Chartered, Emirates, Etihad, Microsoft, KPMG, Sony Ericsson, Entrepreneurs Organization, HSBC, Deutsche Bank, Sanofi Aventis, Exxon Mobil and many others. He is regularly called as a speaker by the Institute of Chartered Accountants, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and the International Facility Management Association. He is a Fellow in the Centre for Management Development at London Business School, where he was director of the school’s Emerging Leaders Programme from 2001 until 2004. He founded the Tomorrow’s Leaders Research Group at the School in 2002. Steven is also a visiting professor at HEC in Paris and Qatar, the European School of Management and Technology in Berlin and the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad. Before beginning his doctoral research at the London School of Economics, Steven was founder and managing director of the award winning Journalism Training Centre and previously he was Head of Editorial Training at the business publishing arm of Reed-Elsevier the Anglo-Dutch media company.


The CEO’s Journey is available for purchase at Amazon in both Hardcover and Kindle editions and is now available across the UAE at Jashanmal Bookstores, Spinneys and Books Kinokuniya in Dubai Mall.