Paul J Barbour

Beyond 1-2-1 coaching: the impact of team coaching for the new world of work

With 76% of organisations expecting to increase their use of team coaching (6th Ridler Report), this session will explain the how the fastest growing area of coaching is helping to grow and transform organisations.

Inspired by their forthcoming book on team coaching Lucy Widdowson and Paul J Barbour will present their views on the present status of team coaching and its future.


Paul J Barbour is an executive and team coach. Paul’s interest in the psychology of teams began during a successful 20-year career as a senior leader in Kerry Group PLC, one of the world’s largest food and ingredients businesses.

An award-winning student on the Henley MSc in Coaching & Behavioural Change, Paul was also awarded ‘Best Newcomer’ to Personal Construct Psychology at the 14th Biennial European Personal Construct Association Conference.

Paul is a writer and speaker with strong interests in conflict resolution, human needs and team coaching. He has co-authored a book with Lucy Widdowson on team coaching.

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