LtEI's Programme Director

George Telfer

George Telfer has been a coach and facilitator for more than thirty years. As the founder and executive director of Leadership through Experience (International), he has established a truly international client base by providing a wide portfolio of open programmes and customised leadership, team development and coaching interventions around the world, among many nationalities and diverse business and educational cultures as well as maintaining long term relationships with UK organisations across all sectors.

George originally studied education, the psychology of sport and physical education, and youth leadership at the University of Glasgow and the Scottish School of Physical Education. After five years as a teacher, during which time he led a large PE department, he pursued his commercial career in international sales and marketing and training and development across a wide range of global industries and through several management levels to gain international and strategic leadership experience at boardroom level.

Coupled with a Degree in Education and his teaching and sports coaching qualifications, George holds an International MBA from the University of Strathclyde Business School; majoring in Leadership Studies. He was awarded the University's first and only distinguished commendation for his dissertation on 'unforeseen learning outcomes in leadership development', receiving the highest ever recorded marks for a distance based student. Coupled with extensive practical coaching experience, his further studies include a Diploma in Transactional Analysis and a Diploma in Executive Coaching from Cambridge University. He is also a certified NLP Practitioner and is professionally accredited and qualified in the use of both Belbin and TMSDI team profiling.

George is a visiting lecturer in leadership at The Adam Smith Business School at Glasgow University and has delivered leadership modules on several other leading UK Business School MBA Programmes. He is also a member of the Institute of Directors and holds Fellowships with the Institute of Leadership and Management, the Chartered Management Institute and the Institute of Sales and Marketing. He is also an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.



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Leadership Training Customised Programmes

For organisations and teams with specific objectives requiring a personalised and tailored intervention.

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Leadership Training Open Programmes

A comprehensive range of courses for directors, senior managers, middle-managers and emerging leaders. Open to individuals, groups and organisations.

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Leadership Training Executive Coaching

Personalised, 'one-to-one' coaching from our team of experienced international coaches.

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Leadership Training Specialist Workshops

Specialised, interactive workshops exploring a leadership theme central to an organisation or team's needs at this time.

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