Phillip has 20 years leadership experience at senior levels in Blue Chip companies and over 25 years of coaching and mentoring. He brings that combined knowledge and expertise to help individuals and teams to fulfil their potential by overcoming their barriers to increased performance. He coaches CEO’s and senior executives in the public, private and voluntary sectors, helping them to meet the challenging and changing needs of their organisations.
Phillip focuses on enabling people to appreciate and fully access their leadership potential. He is keen to coach leaders to lead their organisations with greater integrity and genuine concern for others. He works to help uncover performance blocks at an individual, team, and organisational level, delivering solutions that are appropriate and sustainable. He helps people to identify and focus on the critical contribution that they can make to their organisation. They can therefore fulfil their leadership potential in a way that is consistent with their own personal belief systems and overall well being.
Prior to working as an executive coach, Phil worked as an independent consultant. His projects ranged from leading sensitive business negotiations for a personal development business to implementing programme management into a £3bn product portfolio for a major pharmaceutical company. In a career spanning over 30 years, he has held a number of senior operational and functional roles in major companies. He has extensive hands on experience of managing large and diverse teams, taking organisations through major change, and delivering tangible improvements in service and quality.
As a professional, Phil is an accredited Executive Coach, having a Postgraduate Certificate in Executive Coaching with Strathclyde University Business School, to EMCC‘s Practitioner Standard. He is also trained and qualified in the Hogan Assessment Systems. He abides by the EMCC’s Code of Ethics, and retains his link as a Chartered Engineer of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
Phillip believes in putting something back into the community. He is a volunteer business mentor for the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, and has served as Company Secretary for Partick Housing Association, and worked as a volunteer mentor in helping young unemployed people back into work.
Phil is keenly interested in personal development for himself as well as for others. He also enjoys outdoor pursuits, especially hill walking in the Highlands and visiting the many and varied islands of Scotland . When the weather keeps him indoors he enjoys making hand bound notebooks, drawing and editing his many photographs.He enjoys these pursuits with his wife and also has the joy of bringing up two wonderful children.
So that we can provide our clients with choice, we are able to draw on the experience and capabilities of a number of highly experienced associates. All our associates are qualified executive coaches accredited by the EMCC and have many years of experience in a wide variety of private, not for profit and public sectors.
Peter Farr, has over 30 years of senior management experience in the private and public sectors in the UK and Australia as well as running his own business. He has held a number of top positions in training and development in national organisations including Barclays Bank, the Civil Service and local government.
Peter started coaching and mentoring while in the Civil Service. Specialising in clients in the early part of their management or senior leadership career, he has coached and mentored clients in the Civil Service, the police and business services. Peter is both a Chartered F CIPD and F InstLM , and is an accredited EMCC executive coach. Peter has undertaken considerable continuous professional development and has completed a postgraduate qualification in executive coaching at Strathclyde Business School.