Christie Hunter Arscott is an internationally recognized leadership advisor and researcher, specializing in gender and generational strategies.

In 2017, Christie was selected for two distinct honours: The Global Thinkers50 Radar List (the 30 management thinkers most likely to shape the future of how organizations are managed and led) and the biennial Thinkers50 Talent Award shortlist (the 8 thought leaders around the world who are making significant contributions to the field of talent management). Also in 2017, she was nominated to serve on the Women’s Leadership Board of the Women & Public Policy Program at Harvard Kennedy School.

As an independent strategic advisor (current) and former Deputy Leader of Deloitte Consulting’s U.S. Diversity & Inclusion Service Offering, Christie has helped organizations across industries advance the next generation of women leaders and build inclusive organizations. Her clients include Fortune 500 companies, Big Four professional services firms, national government entities, leading talent research bodies and top academic institutions. Her most recent work includes the development and launch of QUEST ( - a global leadership institute for early career women (where she serves as Principal).

As one of the first Rhodes Scholars to pursue graduate research in Women’s Studies, Christie has been featured by Harvard Business Review, the World Economic Forum, London Business School Review, Forbes, Fortune, Business Insider, Diversity Executive, European Business Review, Director Magazine, The Washington Post, TIME, and Fast Company, among others. In 2016, her writing was selected for the Harvard Business Review collection of the top HBR articles on diversity: a 20-article collection, curated by Harvard editors, which features the best research pieces and discussion questions on diversity published by Harvard Business Review. In 2017, she was featured as a contributing author in the the Bloomsbury Press / Thinkers50 book “Dear CEO - 50 Personal Letters From The World’s Leading Business Thinkers”.

Christie has been invited to speak, facilitate and/or lecture at the World Economic Forum, Harvard Business School, the University of Oxford’s Said Business School, the Global Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business and the Lloyd's Global Dive In Festival for Diversity in the Insurance Industry, among other leading organizations, conferences and institutions.

Christie received her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Brown University and a certificate of Distinction in General Management from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. She holds two Master’s degrees from the University of Oxford: one in Women’s Studies with a focus on gendered leadership styles in the corporate environment and one in Comparative Social Policy with a focus on family-friendly policies across geographies.