Andrew Bidnell

andrew-bidnellAndrew is a Faculty member of the Diversity Practice. He is a professional certified coach and an experience consultant who founded InsideOut Consulting in 2006.

Andrew brings over twenty years’ experience of communication, change management, coaching and leadership development in the private, public and charitable sectors.

His focus is on leadership and communication, an in particular the challenge of engagement – of self and of others – to achieve maximum impact and fulfillment. He has worked internationally with 1000+ leaders in the public, private and not for profit sectors, always seeking to facilitate, challenge, support and unlock potential that lies inside an individual, a community, an organisation, and bring that strength, passion and knowledge out for maximum impact.

An early career in humanitarian aid and international development across Africa and Asia established an understanding for the importance of engaging people in owning and driving the change required to improve a situation.

Following an MBA from Manchester Business School, specialising in organisational behaviour and change management, Andrew developed in-house experience as Head of Internal Communications with National Air Traffic Services, as well as consulting experience in different sectors with Smythe Dorward Lambert and then Interbrand, before establishing InsideOut Consulting in 2006.

Andrew is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, training with the Coaches Training Institute (CTI) – widely recognised as the most rigorous Coach training programme in the industry.  Past and present clients include United Nations, British Government, Centrica plc, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, British Airways, Save The Children, NATS, Zurich Financial Services.  Andrew is also an associate with the business improvement consultancy, Fourpoints.

An experienced facilitator, coach and engagement expert, Andrew enjoys the challenge of working with people to reach and then stretch their potential, whether that be senior executives, community leaders or his under-12 football team.