John Baker

John is an executive coach and mentor bringing to the leadership development field 30 plus years international business experience and the essential skills required to help senior executives achieve significant shifts in thinking, and create a clear vision for achieving personal and business achieve success. His extensive business experience makes him well-placed to act as a confidential sounding board with whom senior executives can talk openly about their key business issues and ideas.

As well as working with individual executives, John, also works with senior leadership teams to help them understand each other better, and work together more effectively.

Prior to founding the Transformational Leadership Group, John had a highly successful career in the telecommunications sector, and held a number of senior executive appointments, latterly as Chief Operating Officer for the UK & Ireland business of the French telecoms company, Alcatel.

During his corporate career, John led a number of successful business transformation programmes to drive performance and profitability, achieve sustainable, positive change, and develop performance-led cultures. He developed a reputation as an engaging leader with a passionate focus on people as the key differentiator in driving results and achieving success.

John has continued to invest in his own personal learning and development. He is an accredited practitioner for a number of psychometric and assessment tools and is certified in Person Centred Counselling by the University of Warwick.

John is also a Founder Director of Performance Coaching Tools, an internet provider of resources for HR professionals, executive coaches, career counsellors, and organisational development professionals.

John qualified professionally as an engineer, and holds a degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Essex. John is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering & Technology.

John can be contacted:

By telephone on +44(0)7870 167890

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