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Dr Ruth E Price

Lecturer in Coaching

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  • Executive Development and Coaching, 
  • Psychometrics and Personality in Coaching, 
  • The Psychology of Coaching and Evidence-Based Practice, 
  • Reflective Practice and Continued Professional Development of the Coach, 
  • Research Methods for Coaching


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Dr Ruth E. Price is a Lecturer in Coaching at Henley Business School and part of the Henley Centre for Coaching. She is a Chartered Psychologist, certified coach, HR professional and registered psychometric expert specialising in 1:1 executive leadership and development.

Alongside her role at Henley Business School, Ruth leads a successful consultancy, with a focus on 1:1 executive profiling, development and coaching. She holds an appointment as an Associate Lecturer on the Coaching and Mentoring Masters programme at Sheffield Hallam University.

Ruth earned a first-class BSc in Psychology and an MSc in Occupational Psychology from the University of Sheffield and a PhD in Psychology from City University. She also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management, for which she was awarded the CIPD prize for excellence, and is an Associate Member of the CIPD. Her early research specialism was in candidate selection and assessment methods.

On completion of her PhD Ruth developed a career in HR, specialising in people development within the not-for-profit and public sectors, before transitioning to consultancy as a psychologist, working for a succession of market-leading companies.

Ruth is a registered coach with the British Psychological Society, an Associate Certified Coach with the ICF, an Associate Member of the EMCC and a member of the British Psychological Society's Special Interest Group in Coaching Psychology. She holds the British Psychological Society's Certificates for Occupational Testing in both Ability and Personality and her work has been presented nationally at conferences and in publications, as well as featuring in the wider media, including The Guardian, and she has appeared on BBC Radio Four and ITV television.