Dr Alex Gunby

Alex is an executive coach supported by over 25 years’ experience working in major blue chip businesses

Key areas of expertise

Executive Coaching with individuals and within organisations, enabling leaders and their teams to reach their full potential and to lead in times of complexity and challenge.

Coaching to support working in complex stakeholder relationships, across silos and organisational boundaries and to lead wide-scale change programmes.

Programme & Change Management consulting: Working with senior managers to deliver large-scale, complex, high profile and high value change programmes. Creating cross-functional and agile teams for product development, organisational and operational change.

Governance & PMO consulting: Implementing programme governance frameworks, and setting up Project Management Offices that support senior leadership teams to form and deliver their strategic plans

About Alex

Alex is a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and specialises in coaching, change management consulting, and mentoring in project/programme delivery and governance. Alex is an executive coach supported by over 25 years’ experience working in major blue chip businesses in digital TV, telecoms, transport and environmental consulting in the UK.

As a coach, Alex creates strong partnerships and close rapport with his coaching clients that focuses on values, beliefs, mind-sets and behaviours resulting in impactful and sustained changes in the leaders he works with. Alex achieves this with his coaching clients by crisp contracting on goals and outcomes, and by providing a quality of attention and listening that creates awareness, clarity of intention and deeper connection. He helps leaders focus on both task and people, building the team’s confidence and capability to deliver stretching objectives sustainably. Alex draws upon his business and leadership experience to grow productive and professional coaching relationships.

Career Background – Alex has held programme director, head of PMO and senior programme manager roles in Amazon, BT and Virgin Media specialising in delivering high value and complex change programmes. He has a wealth of experience leading large cross-functional teams to deliver successfully highly challenging outcomes that create significant value. He has used collaboration, partnership and trust to create the most effective team, whether delivering complex technical programmes, or rolling out large organisational change programmes.

Cross-Sector Experience – Alex works with directors, senior managers, middle managers, and high potential leaders of the future. Recent client organisations include: Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust, National Express, Costain, Civil Service Fast-Stream.