Peter Hawkins

An international thought leader in Systemic Coaching

Peter Hawkins, Emeritus Professor of Leadership at Henley Business School, Chairman of Renewal Associates, and co-founder of the Global Team Coaching Institute, is an international thought leader in Systemic Coaching, Executive Teams and Board Development, President of both the Association of Professional Executive Coaching and Supervision ( ); and the Academy of Executive Coaching ( and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the Windsor Leadership Trust. He has been a keynote speaker at many international conferences on the learning organisation, leadership and executive coaching and teaches and leads masterclasses in over 50 different countries around the world.

He is a leading consultant, coach, writer and researcher in organisational strategy, leadership, culture change, team and board development and coaching. He has worked with many leading organisations all over the world including Europe, Asia, Middle East, South Africa, and America coaching Executive Teams and Boards and facilitating major change and organisational transformation projects. He has coached over 100 boards and senior executive teams, enabling them to develop their purpose, vision, values, collective leadership and strategy for the future, in a wide range of international, large and small commercial companies, government departments, NHS Trusts, professional services organisations and charities.

He is also the author of many best-selling books and papers in the fields of Board and team coaching, leadership and change (including Leadership Team Coaching, Kogan Page; 2011 (3rd edition 2017); Leadership Team Coaching in Practice (2nd edition 2018), Systemic Coaching (with Eve Turner (Routledge 2020); 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; Supervision in the Helping Professions (5th edition 2020 with Aisling McMahon) McGraw Hill and Integrative Psychotherapy (2020 with Judy Ryde) Jessica Kingsley.