Coach

Peter is an executive coach in the public, private and not for profit sectors. He works with Chief Executives, Directors, senior managers and teams to help make sense of complex situations, identify optimum ways to progress, develop their leadership style, and stay calm and confident in the midst of uncertainty.  He also works with Chairs, Non-Executive Directors, and senior politicians to optimise their strategic role and contribution.

Coaching Approach

Peter works with individuals and teams. He takes a systemic approach, helping the person or group to situate themselves in the context of their roles and the wider organisation, acting as a “thinking partner” in the development of sustainable, transformational action.  The client is the expert on their situation; Peter brings support, challenge, inspiration and insight.

Experience as Coach and Consultant

Peter has worked as board level coach for over twenty years in the UK and internationally.  He has worked at Chair, Chief Executive, board and senior management level in multinational businesses, the public sector, and the third sector.

Business and Organisational Experience

Peter’s own leadership experience is extensive.  He has successfully led large and small businesses, charities, and public sector agencies.  He has been Chair of two national charities, an NHS acute hospital trust; a major public housing programme; a public-private partnership; a national Non-Departmental Public Body; and a start-up charity focused on disadvantaged young people.  He has founded three successful businesses, and been on the senior team of an FT250 PLC.  He has been an FE college governor, a school governor, a trustee of an endowed charity dealing with severe and multiple disadvantage, and a statutory appointed non-executive director of a BAME housing association.

Qualifications and Training

Peter has a Masters in Business Administration, a degree in Philosophy, and a Diploma in Coaching.  Committed to continuous personal development, he is completing a Masters in Systems Thinking.  He is a visiting Professor of Enterprise.