Richard Spence

Richard draws together flexible leadership approaches, skills from strategic consulting and award-winning creativity to drive fresh thinking with strong, practical outcomes. Using his decade of C-suite experience with global leaders, he coaches CEOs, boards, and top teams to deepen trust, accountability and high-quality thinking; he works world-wide with senior leaders from Advertising to Army Generals to develop their presence, purpose and courageous decisions. The result is the commercial skill and confidence to lead with authority, inspiration and calm

Described by clients as ‘transformational, direct, inventive’, Richard directed a Hollywood western and won fifteen international film awards including a Best Single Film BAFTA. Clients include financial services, management consultancy, engineering, advertising and marketing, media, entertainment, technology, telecoms, retail, law, manufacturing, property, publishing, the Senior Civil Service and non-profits.

Richard is an Association for Coaching accredited Executive Coach with Postgraduate Diplomas in Advanced Executive Coaching and Gestalt Coaching and a Master Programme in Systemic Coaching. He is co-author of The ‘Team Health Check’, is Hogan and Hogan Team Certified and has extensive work with MBTI and 360s including the Leadership Circle Profile. Richard has an MA in Classics from Oxford University.