Who is Russell?

Following a first career in investment banking (JPMorgan Chase) and management consulting (Accenture), Russell established an executive development practice in 2009. Russell uses his passion for growth to catalyse change and accelerate authentic leadership through coaching executive leaders, teams and whole systems in pharmaceuticals, energy and high-performance sport.

experience & Passions

Russell’s Executive Coaching practice is accredited by the Association of Professional Executive Coaching and Supervision (apecs.org), and his systemic team coaching practice is accredited by the Association of Executive Coaching (aoec.com). Other professional accreditations include British Psychological Society Level A & B, MBTI, Firo-B and NEO PI-3. Russell holds a 2.1 BA Honours degree in Human Resource Management, systems training in Group Analysis (Institute of Group Analysis), and a postgraduate certificate in Psychodynamic approaches (Oxford University, achieved with distinction).


Indicative client engagements include:

  • A leading Formula One and Formula-E team (since 2015)
  • Astellas Pharma (since 2017)
  • Bath Rugby (since 2019)
  • Facebook (since 2019)
  • Kuwait Petroleum (2017-2018)
  • Rolls-Royce (2016-2017)
  • Barclays Bank (2013-2016)
  • BP (2009-2015).