Alan Richter, the founder and president of QED Consulting, has consulted to organizations for over 30 years in multiple capacities, and specializes in the areas of leadership, ethics and values, diversity and inclusion, culture and change. He has designed and developed innovative curricula for global diversity and inclusion and intercultural effectiveness, using assessments, simulations and games, videos, and case studies. He is the author of the award-winning Global Diversity Game and the Global Diversity Survey as well as the Global Gender Intelligence Assessment. In addition to the GDIB, he has also co-authored the Global Ethics and Integrity Benchmarks, which follows an approach similar to the GDIB. Alan is also the coeditor of the recent study: An Inquiry into Global Values (Hart 2015). Alan has been a presenter at many conferences and has delivered workshops on D&I and ethics around the world for a wide variety of clients both for-profit and nonprofit. The United Nations and many of its agencies have been major clients for decades. He has an M.A. and a B.A.B.Sc. from the University of Cape Town, and a Ph. D. in Philosophy from Birkbeck College, London University. He currently lives in New York City, New York, USA.