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English definition of “champion of change”

champion of change

noun [C]    
(also change champion) HR, MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE a leader or manager who is in charge of a change programme : Champions of change must have the ability to imagine corporations reorganized in completely new ways .
a person who is very interested in new or different ways of doing something, and is determined to make changes happen : The new CEO is being heralded as a champion of change .
(Definition of champion of change noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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