Paul J Barbour

SpecialityExecutive & Team Coach and Co-Author of "Building Top-Performing Teams"

Paul is an accredited executive and team coach who combines a love for evidence-based practice with a global client base and practitioner research. Holding four postgraduate qualifications, including two Master’s degrees, Paul’s main areas of research interest include human collaboration, conflict resolution and team coaching.

He is co-author of Building Top-Performing Teams: A Practical Guide to Team Coaching to Improve Collaboration and Drive Organizational Success (Kogan Page, 2021) and has published peer-reviewed papers on team coaching and conflict resolution. Paul has also contributed to other leading coaching publications and is a popular speaker on his areas of interest. 

An award-winning student on both his Master’s degrees (including the Henley MSc in Coaching & Behavioural Change), Paul was also awarded ‘Best Newcomer’ to Personal Construct Psychology at the 14th Biennial European Personal Construct Association Conference (2018). Paul’s interest in the psychology of teams began during a successful 20-year career as a senior leader at Kerry Group PLC, one of the world’s largest food and ingredients businesses.  

Paul is a lead tutor on the Henley Professional Certificate in Team, Board and Systemic Coaching.

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