Patrick J. Gibbons

Patrick is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist with extensive experience in the field.  His main areas of expertise and experience are: Change Management; Organisation Development; Assessment, Recruitment, Psychometrics and Selection; Training and Development; Coaching and Leadership Development; Executive Assessment and Profiling; 360 Degree Feedback; Team Building; and Job Analysis and Competency Profiling.

He started his working career in retail at Selfridges Ltd before gaining an MSc in Occupational Psychology from The Queen’s University Belfast in 1992.  He completed his dissertation project on career management with Professor Peter Herriot at Sundridge Park Management/ PA Consulting.  In 1993 he joined Saville and Holdsworth Ltd (SHL®) where he gained considerable consulting experience in assessment and development, training design and delivery, and the research and development of psychometrics. 

From there he joined KPMG Consulting in London in 1997, where he worked on a wide range of strategic HR, organisation development and change management client projects around the world, including extensive public sector and commercial assignments (based in the Information Technology, Communications and Entertainment practice).  He has extensive experience in  coaching executives in leading change, facilitating team building events and working with top teams and boards, both in the private and public sectors. He joined the BBC as Head of Organisational Psychology in 2001 for four years to lead a team of fifteen people delivering a wide range of recruitment, assessment, coaching and organisation development projects, including development centres , coaching and 360 feedback. 

He was trained in coaching at the BBC Coaching Academy and is completing a Certificate in Coaching PSychology.  He has been a Visting Lecturer at Cranfield School of Management since 2006. His international experience includes delivery of projects in South East Asia, Kenya, Moscow and Abu Dhabi, where he is currently engaged in delivering talent management consulting, CSR and a leadership development/ coaching programme for NBAD. He has also been working with a large NHS Foundation Trust since 2011 in its Organisation Development work, designing and delivering a range of leadership development interventions, as well as coaching and assessment processes to support organisational redesign.

  • London - Bryn Davies
  • South - Simon Watkins
  • North - Vic Henderson Agutter
  • West - Clare Amos
  • Home Counties - Colin Barnes
  • London - Patrick Gibbons
  • London - Anne Owen
  • North - Neil Thomson
  • West - Sue Mandiwall
  • North - Mark Wilcox
  • South - Karen Janman