Andy qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PWC and has over 30 years’ experience of leading global teams in organisations such as Credit Suisse and Fidelity International where he was European Finance Director. Andy experienced the benefits of coaching first hand in 2007, leading to a change in career direction and the delivery of transformational change programmes as both a consultant and leader. He now runs his own executive coaching and change consultancy practice which specialises in working with CFO’s, Finance Directors and their teams.
Change Consultant and Coach
Gwella Consulting Ltd
Chris has over 20 years experience as a consultant, coach and business leader, working with a range of industries, including FMCG, technology, professional and financial services. His work encompasses executive leadership and team coaching as well as organisation change consultancy and he most enjoys challenges which connect these, enabling real shifts in performance for individuals, teams and businesses.
His individual coaching work focuses on senior and executive leaders, as well as partners in professional service firms, helping them as they lead change in their business or at times of transition in their own careers. He also coaches senior leadership teams, helping them to shift their patterns of interaction to better drive systemic change in their business.
Chris is an experienced coaching supervisor and has taught coaching, supervision and team coaching to fellow practitioners and to line managers in major businesses. He is an accredited coach with APECS and joined the Board in 2019.
Chris now works for SheppardMoscow, working with clients around the world. Until recently he led the Leadership Development, Coaching and Consultancy team in GP Strategies Ltd. Earlier in his career he was active in and on the Board of Bath Consultancy Group and has been Director of L&D at a FTSE 100 company, a consultant with Price Waterhouse and an Associate Programme Director with London Business School.