Discussion Group 1 – ‘Bring a Case’
Facilitators: David Lane & Lise Lewis

David Lane is Director and co-founder of the Professional Development Foundation, which has for forty years pioneered work-based professional development. As well as contributing to research and the professional development of coaching Professor Lane has coached in a wide range of organisations including major consultancies, multinationals, and public sector and government bodies. He also pioneered the international development of work based masters and doctorate degrees for experienced coaches in South Africa, New York and London. He has published widely on coaching. He co-created the International Centre for the Study of Coaching at Middlesex. Publishing widely in coaching – education – counselling and management he has also developed the field of supervision within professional bodies.

Lise Lewis D.Prof MBA CFCIPD EMCC accredited coach | mentor supervisor and master coach | mentor. Founder of Bluesky International providing accredited coach | mentor and coach supervisor training. Practising Executive Coach and Supervisor for independent and in-house practitioners. Immediate Past President of EMCC Global and currently Special Ambassador. Honorary Member of APECS and AOCS.

Lise’s immersion in a doctoral study of human behaviour culminated in authoring Relational Feedback: Why Feedback Fails and How to Make it More Meaningful 2020. Global keynote speaker and webinar contributor: AI, Cultural Diversity, Ethics, EQ/SQ, Trends in Coaching and Supervision, Leadership Tomorrow, Relational Feedback. Contributor to Coaching Supervision Advancing Practice, Changing Landscapes. Volunteer with EMCC Global 20+ years initiating and contributing to professional standards in coaching, mentoring and supervision.

Building on a human resources senior management career, Lise’s private| public sector work focuses on Relational Leadership. Assignments help leaders and teams to sharpen existing people skills that sustain a high level of interpersonal intelligence. Team relationships improve and consequently team effectiveness is responsive to the rapid pace and changing world of work. Training focuses on creating organisational coaching facilities.


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