Managing Director Australia/New Zealand, Growth Coaching International
Chris leads Growth Coaching International’s Strategic Leadership Team in Australia and New Zealand. He is passionate about teacher growth and leadership, and the powerful catalysing role that coaching can play.
He has extensive experience in supporting and leading the development of teachers and school leaders, drawn from over 25 years in Government and Independent schools, and in Higher Education. In recent years, Chris has applied his experience to the leadership of teacher professional learning strategy and the development of school coaching models. His current role sees him coaching school leaders and developing the coaching capacity of school communities across Australia and beyond. Chris is leading the development and delivery of The Impact Cycle Instructional Coaching program in Australia and New Zealand in collaboration with Dr Jim Knight.
Chris regularly writes about coaching in education and is an active contributor on social media. He has recently co-authored two book chapters on coaching cultures for learning and coaching for teacher agency. He is currently working on a new coaching in education title with Professor Christian van Nieuwerburgh as well as leading a research study into school leaders’ experiences of coaching as part of leadership development programs in Victoria.