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Dr Holly Andrews

Associate Professor in Coaching and Behavioural Change

Programme Director for the MSc in Coaching and Behavioural Change

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  • Coaching Effectiveness, 
  • Coaching in Academia, 
  • Workplace Psychopathy


Room GB19, Greenlands campus

Dr Holly Andrews is an Associate Professor in Coaching and Behavioural Change at Henley Business School. She is also the Programme Director for the MSc in Coaching and Behavioural Change.

Holly joined Henley Business School in 2022 as an Associate Professor in Coaching and Behaviour Change and has worked as an academic for more than 14 years, having previously been Head of the Department of Management and Finance at Worcester Business School. Holly has a BSc and MSc in Psychology and is an accredited coach.

Her particular interest is in the ‘dark side’ of people at work, focusing on psychopathy in the workplace. Holly has completed a PhD on this subject and has disseminated her work in trade journals and industry conferences, consulted for Channel 4 on their psychopath night and appeared on the BBC Radio 2 Jeremy Vine Show. Holly also researches the efficacy of coaching with Dr Rebecca Jones and is currently engaged in projects examining the effectiveness of one-to-one career coaching and boundary conditions in online group coaching.

Reference: Jones, Rebecca J., Zhou, Ying and Andrews, Holly (2023) An investigation of the effects of leader-member exchange on the transfer of coaching skills training for leaders. International Journal of Evidenced Based Coaching and Mentoring, 21 (2). pp. 134-145. ISSN 1741-8305 doi:
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Rebecca Jones - Dr Holly Andrews
Reference: Andrews, Holly and Jones, Rebecca J. (2019) Understanding the rise of faculty-student coaching: an academic capitalism perspective. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 18 (4). pp. 606-625. ISSN 1944-9585 doi:
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Holly Andrews - Dr Rebecca Jones

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