Ian Phillips, Managing Director, Ian L Phillips Consultancy Ltd.
As an educator, coach and consultant, Ian has substantive senior strategic leadership and organisational learning and development expertise of more than 25 years. It is this diverse professional background that Ian brings to his successful and high impact consultancy and facilitation for staff at all levels in public, private and third sector organisations in the UK and internationally.
Ian has partnered learning and development teams to design and deliver innovative development interventions and offer “thought leadership” in leadership development, culture change, executive coaching, mentoring, action learning and equality, diversity and inclusion as integral to business excellence. Ian is currently offering his consultancy to Civil Service Learning, KPMG, House of Commons, NHS Leadership Academy, Skills for Care, King’s College (University of London) and Royal College of Holloway (University of London)..
Ian has a Ph.D. in Action Research and Management Studies (Bath University UK), and is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) of the Institute of Consulting. He has a high reputation and expertise for employing participatory approaches to development solutions, utilising appreciative inquiry, action learning and empowerment methodology.
Ian helps individuals, teams, organisations and communities to grow capacity to co-create environments that celebrate the human edge, the fullest community and the uniqueness of each and everyone. He is an inspiring and unique leader, who is creative, attentive, has a great sense of humour and positive outlook on life.