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Faculty

Dr Paul Camic

Dr Paul Camic is a consultant clinical health psychologist, professor of psychology and public health at Canterbury Christ Church University and research director at the Salomons Centre for Applied Psychology in Tunbridge Wells. His research interests include public mental health and community-based programmes involving the arts and galleries/museums working with socially isolated older people, those with mental health problems, and dementia. Paul is a Professorial Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health and founding co-executive editor of the journal Arts & Health. He is co-editor of the Oxford Textbook of Creative Arts, Health and Wellbeing, published by Oxford University Press.

Dr Paul Daniel

Dr Ian Daniell is a graduate civil engineer. He joined the army in 1973 ending up in command of the Royal Engineers Bomb Disposal Regiment. During this time he completed an MA in Management at the Kent Business School and developed an interest in selection, leadership, motivation and management development. He left the army in 1994 and set up an interim management company providing senior managers to work in organisations on a temporary or part-time basis.

In 2004 he closed his company to focus on his research into interim management and to complete the first professional doctorate to be awarded in this area. He has operated as an independent management consultant and lectured on international negotiations at the Air Business Academy in Toulouse.

He is now the Visiting Lecturer Director for the UG Programme at the Cass Business School and lectures on professional skills and consultancy. He has been associated with the Professional Development Foundation since 2008 and has developed an interest in neuro-science and intercultural behaviour.

Dr Sunny Stout-Rostron

Sunny coaches at senior executive and board level, and has a wide range of experience in leadership development and business strategy. With over 25 years’ international experience as an executive coach, Sunny believes there is a strong link between emotional intelligence and business results – she works with executive leaders and their teams to help them achieve individual, team and organizational goals. She is the founder of Sunny Stout-Rostron Associates CC, an Advisory Board Director with the Professional Development Foundation UK (PDF), a Founding Fellow and Research Advisor at the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital, (a Harvard Medical School Affiliate), and Founding President of Coaches and Mentors of South Africa (COMENSA).

Sunny has developed a succession of leadership and management development programmes within the corporate sector in South Africa, the UK, USA and Australia, as well as a range of international programmes in the corporate, legal and education fields. Sunny has played a leading role in building the emerging profession of coaching, and her passion is to develop the knowledge base for coaching through research and the critical reflective practice of dedicated practitioners. Sunny’s books include: Leadership Coaching for Results: Cutting-edge practices for coach and client (Knowres, 2014), Business Coaching International: Transforming individuals and organizations (Karnac 2009/2013), Business Coaching Wisdom and Practice: Unlocking the secrets of business coaching (Knowres, 2009/2012).

Lloyd Chapman

Lloyd Chapman is an executive coach, organisational architect and certified personal fitness trainer.  He has experience in leading, managing and implementing strategy, large scale organizational change, mergers and acquisitions, business process re-engineering, workflow implementations and various other IT projects. He specializes in executive coaching, coaching executive teams, work based learning and stress management.  He has coached executives and executive teams in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, Poland, South Africa, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Tanzania, Nigeria, Uganda, Mauritius and Ghana.

His qualifications include a Professional Doctorate in Executive Coaching through Middlesex University, an MBA and degrees in Marketing and Theology. He lectures at the Stellenbosch Graduate Schools of Business in Coaching and on their Executive Development Program. 

Martin Down

Martin is a professionally accredited Executive Coach, Consultant and Facilitator with a track record of coaching senior executives from different professions, industries and cultural backgrounds. He has 20+ years management and consulting experience with leading PLC’s, Public Sector and Consulting Organisations.

He has a particular interest in the Leadership of Complexity and expertise in Leadership, Strategy Implementation, Behavioural Change. Key differentiators are:

  • Strong business focus
  • Sophisticated model of practice - tailoring approach to client purpose
  • Depth of experience as facilitator, coach, consultant
  • Systemic approach i.e addressing the linked needs of the person, team, organisation
  • Well developed connections with professional associations - supporting ethical and best practice
  • International experience linking with coaches worldwide

Professor Arnon Levy

Arnon Levy is a chartered clinical psychologist, psychoanthropologist and existential life coach. Dr. Levy has extensive clinical experience as a psychologist and supervisor for psychologists for mental health and psychotherapy at the Israel Health Ministry. He was the director of a youth clinic and has extensive experience in various types of psychotherapy and culture sensitive psychopathology and psychotherapy.

Dr. Levy is the past chairman of the Israel Association for Psychotherapy and was the founder and academic director of the Coaching Training Programme for Psychologists at Tel Aviv University running successfully for seven years. Last year Dr. Levy founded the NECP - New Existential Coaching Psychology Academy of which he is current chair and the IACP - Israel Association for Coaching Psychology. He is a member in the international board for the Coaching Psychology International congress and an honorary vice president of the International Society for Coaching Psychology.

Professor Bob Garvey

Professor Bob Garvey is one of Europe’s leading academic practitioners of coaching and mentoring. Bob has extensive experience in working across many sectors of social and economic activity. He supervised 11 doctorates to completion and examined 35. Bob is widely published and regularly delivers interactive coaching and mentoring webinars as well as one to one coaching sessions. He has extensive experience of designing and delivering coaching and mentoring programmes online and face to face. He is a member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC), an honorary member of the International Mentoring Association (IMA) and president of Coaching York. In 2014 he was awarded a life time achievement award and the EMCC’s mentor award. He is in demand as a keynote speaker at international conferences where he is known for his engaging style.

Professor Justin Kennedy

Justin is a Thought Leader & Executive Coach in Organizational Neuroscience.

His corporate career was interrupted by a motorbike accident, which left him in a coma. His head was swollen larger than a watermelon and his body was left paralyzed. After several brain surgeries and a lengthy recovery process he learned what was needed to reboot his brain to walk and talk again. With strict discipline and endless willpower he presented a PhD thesis based on his research in neuroscience in Switzerland several years later.

Today Prof. Kennedy is a globally recognized professor of neuroscience, executive coach and keynote speaker, aspiring executives to peak performance. He is the developer of the N3 Coaching model offering various programmes designed to sustain wellbeing while developing behavioral techniques to perform at peak. His work is based on brain data to ensure medically measurable results. He is also a business school professor in coaching at Monarch University, Switzerland and member of the Neuroscience Research Group management committee at the University of Pretoria.

Professor Les Lancaster

Brian Les Lancaster is Professor Emeritus of Transpersonal Psychology at Liverpool John Moores University UK. He is a distinguished Professor of Integral and Transpersonal Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies, US, and an Honorary Research Fellow in the Centre for Jewish Studies at Manchester University, UK. He is a past Chair of the Transpersonal Psychology Section of the British Psychological Society, and currently President of the International Transpersonal Association and a Board member of the Association for Transpersonal Psychology. Les’ research interests focus on the cognitive neuroscience of consciousness and connections with mystical systems of thought. Les is Co-Founder and Co-Director of the distinguished Sacred Science Circle, Dean of Transpersonal Studies at PDF.NET and Director of online postgraduate programmes in consciousness, spirituality and transpersonal psychology for the Alef Trust. Website: www.les.lancaster.com

Stephen Davis

Stephen is Managing Director of Transformation by Design, a business design consultancy, and a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) with 30 years of experience.  He has led business design and IT-enabled transformation projects in organizational settings across a wide-variety of sectors including financial services, retailing, utilities, government, not-for-profit, and technology. 

Stephen has a strong track record of successful business transformation engagements ($50M+).  His most recent consulting practice areas are focused upon strategy, business model design, and organizational transformation.  He uses visual modeling and design techniques to create agreement amongst broad groups of stakeholders on their emerging futures.  He is an accomplished Business Architect and was a partner and principle consultant with Chartwell Inc. prior to his move into independent practice in 2009. He now is Assistant Professor at OCAD University where he teaches Strategy Development, and Business Model Innovation in the Strategic Foresight and Innovation program (Master of Design).

Stephen is a Certified Master Designer and Facilitator for the Team Syntegrity process invented by Professor Stafford Beer, the founder of Management Cybernetics.  He understands the mechanics and dynamics of social group formation and able to create the necessary pre-conditions for a culture of participation. The experience includes international facilitation experience at conferences on five of the seven continents. He is also active in his community, having founded the Whole Child School, Toronto’s first holistic alternative education school. 

​Dr. Noreen Tehrani

Noreen is a chartered occupational, health, counselling and coaching psychologist.

She has worked as a medical researcher, a sales administrator in manufacturing, a retail operations director the brewing industry and as a senior manager in the postal service where she managed a team of 100 professional staff to provide psycho-social support to protect the psychological wellbeing of 200,000 employees.

She formed her own organisation in 1997 (NTA Ltd) to assist organisations and employees to maximise their effectiveness and efficiency. Noreen combines her commercial, psychological and counselling knowledge and experience to develop an approach to supporting employees, which meets the needs of both the organisation and the employees.

Noreen uses her commercial approach to develop ethical products and services which meet the needs of the organisation for which she works.

​Professor David Lane

As Co-Founder of the International Centre for the Study of Coaching at Middlesex University he contributed to leading edge research in coaching as well as supervising leading coaches undertaking Doctoral research with the Centre. David also developed a Masters programme in Executive Coaching, which is now available in the USA, South Africa and the UK and the first Professional Doctorate programme in coaching. These innovative programmes are work based and available to experienced coaches.

Through his associations with other bodies he has created accredited programmes for work-based development in a wide range of organisations including major consultancies, multinationals, and public sector and government bodies. 
He was Chair of the British Psychological Society Register of Psychologists Specialising in Psychotherapy, and has served on committees of the BPS, CIPD and EMCC. He convened the Psychotherapy Group of the European Federation of Psychologists Associations. 

David's work with the European Mentoring and Coaching Council has been concerned with Codes of Conduct and Standards and kite marking of coach training. Working with the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches he researched and developed the standards for the Chartered Business Coach award. He co-founded the Global Coaching Convention. David's contributions to counselling psychology led to the senior award of the BPS for “Outstanding Scientific Contribution”. In 2009 he was honoured by the British Psychological Society for Distinguished Contribution to Professional Psychology.

​Professor Julie Hay

Professor Julie Hay has over 40 years managerial, consultancy, teaching and coaching experience across the public and private sectors, and has been working internationally for much of that time. She is internationally accredited as a Teaching & Supervising Transactional Analyst specialising in Organisational and Educational applications and internationally licensed as an NLP Trainer. She is a past president of both the European and the International TA associations.

Julie is the Academic Dean and Programme Director for the PG and MSc in DTA run in association with PDF and Middlesex University. She is a prolific author (see www.juliehay.org for details and downloads) and is Editor of the peer-reviewed International Journal of Transactional Analysis Research (www.ijtar.org). 

Julie has a PG Diploma in Management Studies and an MPhil for research into the characteristics of effective managers. In recent years she has trained as a psychotherapist and has specialised in working in high security prisons with violent male offenders. She is a Chartered Fellow CIPD, Chartered Manager CMI, and Member BACP.

​Professor Margie Callanan​

Margie Callanan is Professor of Clinical Psychology and the Director of the Salomon's Centre for Applied Psychology at Canterbury Christ Church University. Since qualifying in 1984 Margie has worked as a therapist, trainer (currently Programme Director of the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology) and consultant in public services across the sectors of Adult Mental Health and Children and Families services.  

Margie’s further training in systemic therapy at the Institute of Family Therapy, in Process Consultancy at the Tavistock, and in Interpersonal Psychotherapy at the Anna Freud Centre have led to the development of an approach that respects the power of systems whilst valuing the contribution of the individual.  Margie has recently completed Level 1 training in Emotion Focussed Therapy and is interested to develop the Experiential Process aspect of professional practice.  The bulk of Margie’s clinical and supervisory work is in the field of Adolescent Mental Health.

​Professor Michael Cavanagh

Michael is an internationally recognized Academic, Practitioner and consultant in the field of coaching psychology. He is currently the Deputy Director of the Coaching Psychology Unit at the University of Sydney (Australia) and Visiting Professor at the Institute of work based learning at Middlesex University (UK). 

Michael's teaching focuses on preparing coaches to work with leaders and teams in complex settings. As a practitioner and consultant, he has coached leaders and managers at all levels from a diverse range of public and private, national and multinational organizations, both in Australia and internationally. He is a coach supervisor and teaches coaching supervision at postgraduate level. 

He is also the principal author of the Standards Australia Handbook of Organisational Coaching - one of the world&apoos;s first ISO aligned National guidelines for the training of coaches and the provision of coaching services. A registered Psychologist, Michael a member of the Australian Editorial Board of the International Coaching Psychology Review - an academic journal he co-founded in 2006 and in which he served as Australian Co-ordinating editor until January 2014. 

Michael's passion is assisting leaders and organisations to understand and address complex challenges in a changing world in ways that increase the sustainability of the organisation, its people and the planet.

​Professor Sarah Corrie

Sarah Corrie is a Visiting Professor at Middlesex University, a Chartered Psychologist specialising in coaching psychology, and a Consultant Clinical Psychologist. She has extensive experience in both public and private sector services and runs her own coaching and therapy practice as well as working as a freelance supervisor and trainer. Sarah is an Academic Advisor for Middlesex University (Doctorate in Professional Studies) and a faculty and Advisory Board member of the Professional Development Foundation. 

Her other roles include Chair of the British Psychological Society’s Special Group in Coaching Psychology and Director of the Postgraduate Diploma & MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy offered by Royal Holloway University of London and Central and North West London Foundation Trust. 

Sarah is the author of numerous articles and four books: The Art of Inspired Living: Coach Yourself with Positive Psychology (Karnac), and conjointly with David Lane, The Modern Scientist-Practitioner: A Guide to Practice in Psychology(Routledge); Constructing Stories, Telling Tales: A Guide to Formulation in Applied Psychology (Karnac) and Making Successful Decisions in Counselling and Psychotherapy: A Practical Guide (Open University Press).