Belden is the founder and Managing Director of MenKus & Associates, a boutique consultancy that focuses on strategy, organisation design, and change. In each of these areas, they offer proven proprietary tools and approaches, tailored to a client’s unique situation, that deliver impact, speed, and value for money.
Belden personally specialises in helping teams and organisations power through uncertainty and disruption. He works with top teams to develop purpose-led strategies and helps them activate their organisation to deliver. His approach is to be a strategic catalyst and thought partner, creating alignment, clarity and action.
Belden started his consulting career with McKinsey & Company, where he worked with clients in the UK, Europe, US and Japan across a wide range of service and manufacturing industries. Subsequently, he was recruited by CSC Index to help create and deliver a breakthrough methodology that used cutting-edge information technology to change organisational culture. Following that, he spent 5 years in a variety of hands-on start-up and corporate venturing roles, before returning to strategic leadership consulting in 2002.
Belden has a BA in Organizational Behavior from Brown University and a Master of Science in Management from the Sloan School at MIT. He lives in London with his wife and four very energetic children. He holds British and American passports.