Colin Pink - Personal and Professional Coach

Colin Pink trained in coaching with the prestigious Coaches Training Institute and is qualified in co-active style coaching. He is a member of a very active community of practice of coaches who meet regularly to develop their skills, share experiences and explore new techniques together.

He worked part-time for the Health Foundation, an independent charity working to improve the quality of healthcare in the UK. He managed programmes of work designed to engage clinical communities in quality improvement work and launched a programme designed to foster the development of the study of improvement science as applied to healthcare through a post-doctoral fellowship scheme and an international network of experts in the field.

He has a B.A. and M.A. and has published on leadership in the International Journal of Leadership in Public Service and on improvement science in BMJ* Quality and Safety.

Colin has extensive management experience in the public and third sectors and brings his creative energy to the coaching relationship. He specialises in professional coaching for managers in the public and charity sectors and provides personal coaching to people wishing to explore their creativity, wanting to gain clarity about their career/life path, their work/life balance and/or personal relationships.


Colin is also an award winning creative writer. He has won prizes in the London Writers’ Competition three times and was awarded a writers’ bursary by the Arts Council in 2007. His plays have been produced in the UK, USA and Germany and his short film ‘Touch’ has won 17 best film awards at various international film festivals in 2010 and 2011.


Comments from a client:


“I really enjoyed working with Colin as my coach. Colin has a light, gentle, caring approach whilst staying extremely focused on the set goals. He supported the side of me that needed nurturing and at the same time challenged me and my old beliefs that I wanted to overcome and allowed me to stay strongly committed to what I really want and how to achieve it. I found the sessions exciting, inspiring, sometimes even fun and highly thought-provoking, encouraging new perspectives on "old" topics. I highly recommend Colin as a truly professional coach.” HR Director, Switzerland.

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For more information please email Colin Pink on: colin@colinpink.co.uk

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