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Joe España

Joe is a seasoned organisational development professional with over 28 years’ experience working with global blue-chip organisations.  His background includes research and publication, and senior leadership roles in corporate business life.  He engages mainly on behavioural change assignments driven by performance needs critical to strategic growth, and one-to-one senior coaching assignments.  He is an executive coach to several leaders of FTSE 300 companies.

He has extensive experience of working across sectors and internationally, including Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, Leisure and Travel, Hospitality, Financial Services, Insurance, Technology, Telecommunications, Manufacturing, Drinks, Petro-chemical, Broadcasting, Professional Services and Online publishing.

He is in great demand by clients for his understanding and collaborative approach, demonstrated ability to deliver effective interventions that contribute to significant performance improvement, and for his experience of facilitating executive teams and senior level cross-cultural audiences.

His interventions bring a balance of real world pragmatism and commercial experience, underpinned by a robust and up-to-date theoretical knowledge.  As well as a lively supportive style, Joe provides a lot of thought provocation which challenges clients to stretch themselves beyond their comfort zone.

Qualifications

  • PhD’s, MPhil, MSc, BA(Hons), MCIPD, Dip.Coaching.
  • Former research member of the Centre for Strategic Management Development.
  • Member of the Association for Coaching (UK) and the European Mentoring and Coaching Council.
  • Affiliated to the Centre for Leadership Studies at Exeter University
  • Accredited Assessment / Development Centre designer and administrator
  • Licensed practitioner of a number of psychometric tools including MBTI, FIRO-B, TKCMI and SDI.
  • 2016 runner up in the ‘Best Programme for Leadership Development’ category in the Global Managing Partners Forum awards.

Specialist Areas

  • Organisational effectiveness and culture change
  • Strategic and senior team facilitation
  • Senior leadership and team development
  • Designing and implementing development programmes
  • Talent strategy and employee engagement
  • Organisational diagnostics
  • Executive coaching

Testimonial

The best, most relevant and memorable leadership and management training I’ve experienced was led by Joe. We had an especially strong group and Joe, in his empathetic way, quickly saw our strengths and weaknesses and coached us through three intensive days of superb insight and training. I recommend Joe unequivocally to any business seeking to make change and performance improvements stick. I’m still using what I learned from those days.

Joe is a seasoned organisational development professional with over 28 years’ experience working with global blue-chip organisations.  His background includes research and publication, and senior leadership roles in corporate business life.  He is an executive coach to several leaders of FTSE 300 companies.

A strong supporter of his clients, Joe has over 2000 hours of coaching experience, helping them to address their goals and aspirations.  He has coached at Board, Executive, Senior and Middle management levels on a range of assignments in a wide range of market sectors since 1997.  He has extensive experience of working across sectors and internationally, including Airport Operations, Financial Services, Logistics, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, Leisure and Travel, Construction, Hospitality, Engineering, Insurance, Technology, Telecommunications, Manufacturing, Drinks, Petro-chemical, FMCG, Broadcasting, Professional Services, Airlines, Market Research, Luxury Goods, Publishing.

Joe subscribes to professional coaching principles and code of ethical conduct, believing that coaches are drawn from a variety of fields of experience and that, in order to coach effectively, coaches need to use a framework which includes multiple coaching models so that coaches can address the multiple contexts and purposes of the clients in their care.  He is a member of the Association for Coaching (UK) and the European Mentoring & Coaching Council.

Qualifications

  • PhD’s, MPhil, MSc, BA(Hons), MCIPD, Dip.Coaching.
  • Member of the Association for Coaching (UK) and the European Mentoring and Coaching Council.
  • Former research member of the Centre for Strategic Management Development.
  • Affiliated to the Centre for Leadership Studies at Exeter University
  • Accredited Assessment / Development Centre designer and administrator
  • Licensed practitioner of psychometric tools including MBTI, FIRO-B, TKCMI and SDI.

Specialist Areas

  • C-Suite and senior leadership
  • Organisational effectiveness and culture change
  • Leadership effectiveness and transformation
  • High performance team-working
  • Personal presence and influence
  • Career transitions
  • Performance improvement coaching

Testimonial

Joe is an incredibly insightful coach who really knows how to peel back the layers of the onion on any issue. It has been a real pleasure working with him over a period of several months. I’ve learned a lot about myself along the way and he was able to help me steer myself in the direction of some very positive improvements in both my personal and professional performance.

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