Charles is an advisor to some of the world's most celebrated creative leaders and helps many of the world's most disruptive companies - from global brands to founder-led startups.

He is a Principal of the Boswell Group which provides psychodynamic management consulting to CEOs, corporate directors, and senior leaders. Charles is an Adjunct Professor at New York’s Columbia University, where he teaches the art and science of building companies that unlock 'Profitable Creativity’, and coaches at The Harvard Business School in their Executive Education Program.

Charles is host of the acclaimed 'Fearless Creative Leadership' podcast, interviewing iconoclastic, game changers from across the creative industries. He writes frequently for Fast Company and speaks regularly on Creative Leadership. 

Charles is proud to be a board member of PAWS Chicago, one of the world's most progressive and innovative animal welfare organizations. He and his wife have many dogs - each of which Charles claims was a strategic decision.