Paul Crick

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Paul is the Founder and Managing Partner of his own leadership development consultancy, The Elevate Partnership. He specializes in helping leaders to expand their inner character and capacity to enable them to lead at their next level.

He also serves on the board of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council, UK as their Professional Development Director and is Chair of the Board of Trustees for The Adagio College of Performing Arts.

A connector of dots, Paul brings a new perspective to the leadership conversation through his study of neuroscience and Aikido. He has a gift for deep listening and upbeat facilitation, and has an ability to draw out the things that need to be said. Clients feel reassured in his presence and safe in speaking their truth.

Paul has been a management consultant, coach, educator, facilitator and trainer for over 20 years working around the world with Fortune 500 and Times 250 corporations, public sector institutions and voluntary organizations for PriceWaterhouseCoopersCapGemini and IBM

Paul previously co-led IBM's Global Coaching Community of Practice and helped grow this to 4,000 coaches across 80 countries. In addition he served as an Executive Coach in IBM's Professional Coaching Service. He has taught and coached leaders individually and in groups, across 22 countries up to and including C-Level Executives. 

Paul holds an MBA from Henley Business School, a BSc in Management Sciences from University of Manchester and is a seasoned, accredited coach with certifications spanning leadership development, psychology and psychotherapy.

Paul lives happily in the middle of nowhere in the UK nestled in nature with his wife, Tina, indulging his passion for Aikido and writing music.

He runs a private coaching practice focused on Next Level Leadership and an independent media initiative called Elevate 2019. The aim is to inspire and help everyone learn to lead so together we can change our culture of leadership and the world for the better; raising the bar and helping everyone over it.

Paul lives happily in the middle of nowhere nestled in nature with his wife, Tina, their dogs (Jock and Maisie) and horse (Penny) indulging his passion for music, aikido and exploring new developments across a variety of psychology-related disciplines.