Angus McLeod commenced his career in people development and consulting in 1998 specialising in coaching. This followed training and practice in counseling and NLP. He started out coaching at CEO and Board level with diverse organisations including PPP Healthcare plc and Telewest plc. He also invented and then co-developed an e-mentoring product, ‘Ask Max’ which first went into use with Sainsburys Supermarkets plc. Larger contract work with middle and senior managements at that period included a 6 years roll-out of programs with BAe including coaching for Group Directors and Major Project Leaders at MBDA, coaching development training for Euro-HR Managers and management development training of middle-management at MBDA also. Another major contract in the health sector was a Coaching Culture roll-out at King’s College NHS Foundation Trust Hospital Group.
He has coached, consulted and trained in world-leading organisations including Crown Agents (international NGO), Glencore-Xstrata (mining), Land Group plc (property) as well as UK Central Government and many others sectors.
Angus’ earlier career developed through technical, marketing and general management functions to CEO and Executive Chairman levels in a dozen UK registered companies as well as working in international commercial businesses, both hierarchical and matrix organized. These experiences have led to a wide range of experience of what works and what does not work, and a rapid appreciation of limiting factors in corporate success, from the human perspective of work, team productivity and health.
Of note, Angus’ applied academic bias led him to develop simple, applied models and the publication, via a number of leading publishers, of a number of management books in coaching, leadership and team-development in many languages including Hindu, Polish, Russian and Chinese. He has also published many papers including peer-review applied research papers in the disciplines of coaching and leadership. Angus’ main bias is towards personal and team excellence as the result of personal growth, productivity and wellbeing, this latter preventing burn-out.