Dr Nia D Thomas
JP, FRSA, CMgr, LLB (Hons), MSc, DBA

Director of Thoughts and Ideas @ Knowing Self Knowing Others

Nia is an expert leader who talks the talk and walks the walk.

She is an academically awarded thought leader in self-aware leadership and practices self-aware leadership every single day in her role as a Director in a Children’s Charity.

Nia is a frequent blog writer, a passionate podcast host of The Knowing Self Knowing Others Podcast and the author of THE SELF-AWARENESS SUPERHIGHWAY book.


Nia is on a mission to develop self-aware leaders to create kinder, more respectful and creative working relationships through reflection, recognition and regulation.


Nia has spent 25 years working in the public sector across local government, the NHS, civil service, and in the last few years, charitable sector in Wales and England.  

Nia describes her role as a charity director as ‘what’ she does and ‘self-aware leadership’ as ‘how’ she does it.