A varied business background. A career spent in board level roles in UK retail and manufacturing, and many years as a commercial negotiation advisor to some of the leading organisations in the world.
Gordon is an accomplished and qualified coach and presenter, and has developed businesses and individuals across the globe and across many business sectors. Clients warm to his supportive and challenging approach, and have welcomed not only the commercial results achieved but the relationship that has resulted.
Gordon chairs Vistage peer to peer advisory groups for business leaders, where he helps leaders make better decisions and deliver better results. He is also available for, private coaching and mentoring, event facilitation, speaking, commercial consulting, and Non-Executive Directorships.
'Gordon is a great chair – he has the ability to listen to a situation/problem and then lead you to the correct solution through in depth questions. He is Chairman of my Vistage Group and has built a unique group of people who come together to learn from each other, and lead our companies to success through Gordon’s leadership'
Sue McAuley - Managing Director - Pink Affinity Limited
'I worked with Gordon for approximately a year. He showed a deep genuine interest in my future, and was a huge support to me achieving clarity of thought around my career development. I would recommend him to anybody looking for a professional coach'
Chris Mercer - Consultant - The Gap Partnership
‘I have known Gordon for many years and he has a powerful and engaging presence when facilitating. A safe pair of hands with groups of all sizes and experience, with a clear presentation style that creates huge impact’
Jeff Benveniste - Managing Director - Global Edge
‘Gordon is a fantastic group chairman – he facilitates a debate whilst staying in charge. The questions he asks make me think about our challenges and gives me the opportunity to think things through. He also has a great network of contacts’
Martin Simcock - Founder - Enigma Marketing Services
'Gordon is a real expert on Leadership and Negotiation and he has a hugely engaging presentation style. His work with my Vistage CEO business leaders group was outstanding, and gave the delegates some high impact and immediate take away actions.
Frank Esson - Group Chair - Vistage
'Gordon helped me see myself in the mirror and focus on the root cause of some development needs. The sessions were challenging but supportive with a focus on developing action plans. I’d recommend Gordon to anyone, he asks the difficult question and shines a light on areas to improve'
David Slater - Director - Lantmannen
'Until I met Gordon I had never considered or given myself the time or self-indulgence to be coached. Having spent some time with Gordon on a one-to-one basis I now wonder why I didn't do this earlier. His guidance and help will not only guide your self-improvement but also this will have a positive effect on all those around you'
Tamara Hodgson - Consultant - The Gap Partnership
'They are a rare breed, but Gordon is one of these natural coaches. It is easy to trust him and to benefit from his constructive feedback. Key to this talent is that he truly cares and has found a passion in helping other people grow'
Uwe Faber - Consultant - Frankfurt
'Having experienced Gordon’s coaching and training, I can honestly say that his experience, empathy and engaging style enabled me to progress in my organisation. Challenging you to really think about how you can empower yourself, has changed the way I work and how I lead my teams. He gets people and in my view that is what most people miss when sharing their expertise it’s not about him it’s about you!'
Clare MacDonald - NATS