Peter Hawkins is Professor of Leadership at Henley Business School, Chairman of Renewal Associates, and founder and emeritus Chairman of Bath Consultancy Group, Chairman of Metaco South Africa and Honorary President of the Academy of Executive Coaching and APECS. He is a leading consultant, writer and researcher in leadership and leadership development and an international thought leader in executive teams, systemic team coaching and coaching supervision. He has just led a major global research project on Tomorrow’s Leadership and the Necessary Revolution in Today’s Leadership Development for Henley Business School and finished writing the second edition of Leadership Team Coaching in Practice to be published in July 2018 by Kogan Page.
Over the last 35 years he has worked with many leading companies all over the world including Deloitte, PwC, Aberdeen Standard Investments, Investec, BBC – co-designing and facilitating major change and organisational transformation projects and coaching company boards and leadership teams. He has helped several senior executive teams develop their vision, values and strategy for the future, both in commercial companies, public sector, higher education and large professional service organisations.
He now delivers key-note speeches, global webinars and bespoke trainings in many parts of the world on:
- Leading in a VUCA world
- Tomorrow’s Leadership and the Necessary Revolution in Today’s Leadership Development.
- Coaching your own team to create more value.
- Creating a Coaching Culture.
- Systemic Team Coaching.
- Coaching Supervision.
He is the author of several best-selling and internationally translated books including Leadership Team Coaching in Practice (Kogan Page, 2014; 2nd edition 2018); Leadership Team Coaching (Kogan Page, 2011; 2nd ed, 2014; 3rd ed 2017); Coaching, Mentoring and Organizational Consultancy: Supervision, Skills and Development (with Nick Smith, McGraw-Hill/Open University Press, 2nd ed, 2013); Creating a Coaching Culture, (McGraw Hill, 2012); and The Wise Fool’s Guide to Leadership (O Books, 2005) and Supervision in the Helping Professions (McGraw Hill 1989,2000,2006,2012 with Robin Shohet);
He is visiting professor in Leadership and Change at the University of Bath, School of Management and in Executive Coaching at Oxford Brookes University School of Management. He is on the board of a number of small companies and charitable trusts.
He is married with three grown up children and five grandchildren, as well as having a range of animals and gardens to look after on his 37 acres on the edge of Bath.
Watch Peter talk about the five disciplines of high performing teams: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a81GDxAMnp8 Watch Peter talk about how to lead at a distance and lead teams that are virtual, international and multicultural: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0pCPjOqdq8