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Sir John Whitmore

Sir John WhitmoreSir John Whitmore is the chairman and co-founder of the Institute of Human Excellence in Australia and Performance Consultants International in the UK. He is a pre-eminent thinker in leadership and organisational change and works globally with leading multinational corporations to establish coaching management cultures and leadership programmes. He has written five books on sports, leadership and coaching, of which of which Coaching for Performance is the best known having sold 500,000 copies in 17 languages.

Honoured with the President's Award by the International Coach Federation (ICF), rated as the Number One Business Coach by the Independent newspaper and as having had the most impact on the coaching profession by the UK Association of Coaching, John is one of the leading figures in the international coaching community, with activities and operations globally.

John was a motor racing champion in his 20's before retiring to run a large agribusiness, a product design company and a Ford Main Dealership. In 1968, he gave up businesses to study psychology in the USA, before returning to England to set up a tennis school and a ski school in the Alps licensed by Timothy Gallwey of the Inner Game. Together with other high profile achievers, he formed Performance Consultants, which has been highly influential in introducing new approaches to coaching and business training, and he remains a senior partner today. John has personally trained some of the leading organisations in the world, such as Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Barclays, Lloyds, Rolls Royce, British Airways, Novo Nordisk and Roche.

John has produced and directed a feature film, performed in many guises on radio and TV and on conference platforms. He organised leading edge conferences and is the creator of the Be the Change movement.

He visits Australia regularly to deliver public coaching and leadership programs and transpersonal executive training for IHE and its network.

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