Professor Bob Garvey is one of Europe’s leading academic practitioners of coaching and mentoring and an experienced coach/mentor working with, for example, Musicians, HR Managers, Small Business Owners, Young people, Academics and Executives. Bob has great experience in a whole range of organisations. This includes large corporates, small business, the public and private sector, voluntary organisations and NGOs.
He has worked in many different industries including financial services, manufacturing, scientific, creative arts, education and health. Bob subscribes to the ‘repertoire’ approach to coaching and mentoring. He is also in demand internationally as a lively and engaging conference speaker. Bob is an experienced international webinar facilitator and has delivered webinars for a wide range of organisations including the International Mentoring Association and the National Institute for Health Research.
A client recently said about Bob in an unsolicited testimonial “He is someone multifaceted, who is creative, positive, pragmatic and professional: someone with a critical intelligence, plenty of ideas, rigor and challenge. Bob’s generosity, good humour, enthusiasm and ability to put people first are especially striking.”
Bob has a PhD in Mentoring from the University of Durham. He has published many papers and books on the practice of coaching and mentoring and is a member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council. In 2014 the magazine Coaching at Work honoured him with their ‘life time achievement award for mentoring’ and in the same year, the EMCC gave him the mentor award.