Jonathan Passmore is a Professor of Coaching and Behavioural Change at Henley Business School and leads the Henley Centre for Coaching.
Jonathan is a chartered psychologist with five degrees, including an MBA and a doctorate in occupational psychology. He also has a postgraduate certificate in coaching and two professional qualifications. His doctoral thesis focused on coaching relationships and behaviours. His research interests include coaching supervision and ethics, coaching neuroscience, coach impact evaluation and coaching competences.
He has published over 100 scientific papers and book chapters and 200 conference papers. He has edited and written 30 books, including Excellence in Coaching, Appreciative Inquiry for Change Management and Top Business Psychology Model, Becoming a Coach: The Definitive ICF Guide and The Coaches' Handbook.
He is series editor of the Wiley-Blackwell Handbook series on organisational psychology and has won international awards, including the Association for Coaching Global Award (2010), the British Psychological Society Coaching Research Award (2012) and the Association for Business Psychology Chairman's Award for Excellence (2015). He also won Best Article 2019 'Coaching at Work'.
Jonathan has held many executive and non-executive board roles with global consulting firms, including PwC and IBM Business Consulting. Most recently he was managing director of psychology consulting company Embrion, with clients such as Technip and HSBC. He has advised professional bodies such as the Institute for Leadership and Management and the European Mentoring and Coaching Council.
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MSc CBC Stage 1: Professional Certificate in Executive Coaching
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2018 – British Psychological Society Division of Occupational Psychology – Academic Contribution to Practice Award
2017 - British Psychological Society – Distinguished Contribution to Coaching Psychology
2015 – Association of Business Psychologists – Chairs Award for Excellence
2012 - British Psychological Society – Research Award
2010 – Association for Coaching – Global Impact Award
Passmore, J. and Turner, E. (2017). 23rd Annual European Mentoring and Coaching Council. Coaching Supervision. 2 March, 2017. Edinburgh, UK.
Passmore, J. and Turner, E. (2016). British Psychological Society - Special Group in Coaching Psychology Conference. Ethical practice: The heart of coaching psychology. 9 December 2016. London, UK.
Turner, E. and Passmore, J. (2016). 4th Coaching Supervision Conference. Paper - Ethics and Confidentiality in Coaching supervision: How safe are our coaching notes. 10 May 2016. Oxford Brookes University, UK.
Kanakoglou, K., Jowett, S. and Passmore, J. (2011). 3rd European Coaching Psychology Conference. Paper - The3+1Cs Model in Executive Coaching. 15 December 2011. City University, London, UK.
Passmore, J. (2011). 15th conference of the European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology. Paper - Mixed methods study of coaching for driver development - RCT and IPA Sequential design. 25 May 2011. Maastricht, The Netherlands.
Passmore. J (2011). Association of Business Psychologists Conference. Coaching as a learning intervention. 6 May 2011. Wyboston, UK.
Passmore, J. (2011). BPS - Psychology for all Conference. Coaching Psychology: A critical review of the science behind the art. 23 March 2011. University of Westminster, London, UK.
Ur-Rehman, H. and Passmore, J. (2011). Division of Occupational Psychology Conference. Coaching as a learning tool: A mixed methods study of LGV driver development. 12 January 2011. Stratford-upon-Avon, UK.
Passmore, J. and Townsend, C. (2010). 2nd Biennial Institute of Work Psychology Conference on Work, Well-Being and Performance. Can we make driving safer? An investigation into coaching as a learning method for professional drivers and its implications for driver safety. 30 June 2010. Sheffield, UK.
Passmore. J. (2010). Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology - American Psychological Association Conference, 8 April 2010. The role of supervision in coaching. Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Passmore, J. and Ur-Rehman, H. (2010). Business Psychology Conference, 22 March 2010. Coaching in driver development: A mixed methods study. Westminster University, London, UK.
Passmore, J., Duffy, M., and Rogers, K. (2009). 2nd European Coaching Psychology Conference, 15 December 2009. Symposium Paper: Coaching supervision – its value in managing boundaries. London, UK.
Costa, V. and Passmore, J. (2009) BPS Forensic Psychology Conference, 26 June 2009. Submitted Paper: Organisational Stalking. Central Lancashire University, UK.
Law, H. and Passmore, J. (2009). International Conference on Psychology, 8 June 2009. Submitted Paper: Diversity in coaching. Athens, Greece.
Lindberg, S. and Passmore, J. (2008). 1st European Coaching Psychology Conference, 17 December 2008. Submitted Paper: A Comparative study of Coaching in UK, Spain and Sweden (with Susana Lindberg). Westminster University, London, UK.
Passmore, J. (2008). 3rd European Coaching Psychology Conference, 17 December 2008. Submitted Paper: Ethics in Coaching. Westminster University, London, UK.
Marianetti, O. and Passmore, J. (2008). Business Psychology Conference, 29 February 2008. Submitted Paper: The role of Mindfulness at work. Westminster University, London.
Passmore, J. Business Psychology Conference, 29 February 2008. Submitted Paper: Coaching practice for psychologists. Westminster University, London.
Passmore, J. (2007). 2nd European Coaching Psychology Conference, 17 December 2007. Submitted Paper: Using Mindfulness in coaching psychology. City University, London.
Passmore, J. (2007). European Mentoring and Coaching Council, 6 April 2007. Submitted Paper: Integrating coaching practice. Ashridge, Hertfordshire, UK.
Passmore, J. (2006). 1st European Coaching Psychology Conference, December 2006. Submitted Paper: Coaching behaviours: What’s effective? City University, London.
Passmore, J. (2006). British Psychological Society, Division of Occupational Psychology, Conference, 10 January 2006, Submitted Paper, Executive coaching: What coachees love about coaching. Glasgow, UK.
Passmore, J. (2005). International Coaching Federation, 5 October 2005. Submitted Poster: The use of Motivational Interviewing in executive coaching. London.
Passmore, J. (2005). Chartered Institute of Personal and Development, HRD, 14 April 2005. Submitted Paper: Appreciative Inquiry; a methodology for change. Warwick. Passmore, J. (2004). Chartered Institute of Personal and Development, Practitioners Conference 1 July 2004. Submitted Paper: Appreciative Inquiry: a case study. Keele University, UK.
- Executive Development
- Occupational Psychology
- Oil and Gas