Andy is a leadership coach and educator with a specific interest in constructively managing conflict, empowering top individuals and teams operating in challenging environments. Highly experienced and skilled in engendering social and emotional intelligence in the work place, Andy enables clients to increase creativity, adaptability, productivity and success as individuals within a corporate context. Andy achieves results through a combination of values, trust and deep acceptance of others; his warmth and approachability, together with robust challenge in holding others to account, creates a unique thinking environment for performance improvement and sustained change.
Andy works with two distinct groups within predominantly legal and financial corporate sectors.
Andy has enjoyed a diverse career profile which brings a unique perspective into corporate leadership. He led high performing and challenging schools for over twenty-five years; as CEO, founded and led the Special Partnership Trust, worked as a government appointed coach and consultant supporting positive change in both highly successful and under performing organisations at senior leadership level. His Masters Degree from University of Exeter focussed on supporting conflict management and social communication. He has presented nationally on a wide range of leadership, and coaching issues.
Andy has worked extensively as a leadership coach in the corporate and education sectors, having a bespoke private practice. A graduate and former faculty member at Meyler Campbell Coaching, tutoring on the Business Coach and Elements programmes. MBTI qualified, Time to Think Coach / Facilitator, accredited with the School of Coaching and Strathclyde University, a Certified Business Coach (CBC) World Association of Business Coaches (WABC), and a Founding member of the Institute of Coaching Professional Association (ICPA). Andy has successfully coached senior clients across the corporate sector including Capital Group (Global), Watson, Farley and Williams LLP, CAPCO, CMS, Legal and General Investment Management, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, Herbert Smith, Baker Mckenzie and Roald Dahl Story Company. Andy has worked as a coach in the UK, Germany and USA.