Christian van Nieuwerburgh
University of East London, UK
Professor Christian van Nieuwerburgh is Professor of Coaching and Positive Psychology at the University of East London (UK) and Director of International Partnerships at Growth Coaching International. He is a highly regarded executive coach, educational consultant and academic with an international reputation. Considered a thought leader in the areas of coaching in educational settings, interculturally-sensitive coaching and the integration of coaching and positive psychology in professional contexts, he delivers consultancy, training and executive coaching globally. He has published extensively in the field, having authored or co-authored the following books: An Introduction to Coaching Skills: A Practical Guide (2017); The Leaders’ Guide to Coaching in Schools (2017); Coaching in Islamic Culture (2017) and Coaching Educativo (2016). He has edited Coaching in Education: Getting Better Results for Students, Educators and Parents (2012) and Coaching in Professional Contexts (2016), and is currently the Editor in Chief of Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice.
He is most passionate and curious about the use of coaching and positive psychology in educational settings to enhance the success and well-being of everyone involved. Based in the UK, he enjoys spending time with his family, travelling to new places and riding his motorcycle whenever possible.