Ian McDermott

Ian McDermott - MCA Faculty Member

Ian McDermott - MCA Faculty Member

Ian is External Faculty at Henley Business School and a co-creator of the Henley MSc. in Coaching and Behavioural Change. His work is featured in the Open University’s MBA course ‘Creativity, Innovation and Change’. Ian is also an Honorary Fellow of Exeter University Business School where his focus is on entrepreneurship and innovation.

The man who bought NLP and coaching together he is a thought leader in the field of leadership coaching and the author of fifteen books on NLP, coaching and systems thinking including The NLP Coach, and The Coaching Bible. Ian has a global perspective working with international companies such as Shell, BP, GSK, and EY. He is also on the Association for Coaching’s Global Advisory Panel.

From practical experience he knows what it takes to run a long-term successful business. He founded International Teaching Seminars in 1988: it continues to prosper and to pioneer the practical applications of the latest neuroscience research.

Ian is a UKCP accredited psychotherapist and a Diplomate in Professional Coaching of the International Academy of Behavioural Medicine, Counseling and Psychotherapy. Named one of Britain’s Top 10 Coaches and described as “the Coaches’ Coach” (Independent) he has spent the past decade training the next generation of coaches.