Grant Schmidt is the global lead for People & Culture Performance at GFG Alliance, an international group of businesses, founded and owned by the British Gupta Family. Grant joined GFG Alliance 18 months ago to support GFG's global vision by architecting and delivering a range of initiatives that seek to deliver culture transformation at the scale and speed of change that is defining GFG’s global expansion. Prior to joining GFG Alliance, Grant spent a decade consulting to and advising industry on a broad array of leadership, culture and human capital performance needs and challenges. Grant’s passion for and belief in the power of human capital to drive organizational performance is influenced by his ‘first career’, when he spent nearly two decades as an investment banker and private equity investor. Grant knows that people are at the heart of sustainable organizational performance and his mission is to help people and organizations realize that potential.