Chief Executive Officer, American Society for Training & Development (ASTD), USA
Contribution to Society
2009

This “Contribution to Society” Award recognises Mr. Tony Bingham's contribution to workplace learning and performance training and development of professionals. 

Mr. Tony Bingham is President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) which is one of the world’s largest associations dedicated to workplace learning and performance of professionals. Tony is a strategic leader with broad-based business, financial, operational and technical management expertise in ASTD whose members and associates work in thousands of organisations across many industries in more than 100 countries. 

Tony reshaped and defined the direction of workplace learning and performance with his dynamic leadership. Under his stewardship, ASTD opened its doors to developing human capital with ASTD networks throughout the globe. This willingness to share and develop human capital globally can be ascribed to the underlying values of Tony Bingham – a persistent commitment to develop the world’s human capital. 

Under Tony’s leadership, ASTD continues to enhance programmes and services for members and professionals in the workplace learning and performance (WLP) field. In fact, he has helped set the strategy for WLP all over the world. Tony is focused on expanding ASTD’s reach by developing strategic partnerships with various organisations by investing in educational offerings to meet members needs, convening the professional community, improving the society’s technology infrastructure, developing opportunities to support life-long learning for individuals, and creating closer ties with members, chapters and international partners, and the supplier community.