Dr Alison Whybrow
Alison is a highly experienced facilitator, coach and consultant. A chartered and registered psychologist, she has extensive experience coaching business leaders; facilitating strategic leadership and team development; and supporting system wide culture change initiatives across industry sectors.
Her earlier career focused on individual and team assessment and development; designing, developing and facilitating graduate and top talent assessment and development programmes for a range of clients. Prior to this, she completed a Doctorate exploring employee engagement and organisational design, and post-doctoral research and consultancy into effective organisational change.
With a robust and technically rigorous background in organisational, individual and team assessment, Alison joined with Katy to support the management assessment service at Burlington and later at Cardinal. In 2003, Alison started to focus on her development as a coach. She played a significant role in the development of Coaching Psychology as a distinct area of practice in the UK and elsewhere, and received the British Psychological Society’s Achievement Award for her Distinguished Contributions to Coaching Psychology in 2009. Since 2007, Alison has developed a strong profile as a coach and coaching supervisor. In addition to her coaching and consulting work, she is a programme director for a highly regarded coach development programme and contributes as an author and journal editor in the field.
Alison has a first degree and Doctorate degree in Psychology from Liverpool University. She has authored many academic papers on coaching and edited the Handbook of Coaching Psychology: a Practitioners Guide. Alison is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society.
Alison has a first degree and Doctorate degree in Psychology from Liverpool University. She has authored many academic papers on coaching and edits the Handbook of Coaching Psychology: a Practitioners Guide.