Paul Kinkaid

BEng(Hons), PGCE(PCET), MSc (Leicester), MAC

Executive Leadership Coach specialising in developing C-level executives and top teams.

Paul is an Executive Leadership Coach specialising in developing C-level executives and top teams.

Before his leadership consultancy business, Paul was a senior officer in the British Army. He commanded elite teams in 44 countries across 5 continents, including the first British deployment to Ukraine. With experience leading in some of the most challenging environments imaginable as an officer in Elite Commando Forces Paul’s leadership skills are second to none. He also served as Head of the British Army’s Training Development Capability, where he oversaw a budget of £196M and led a team of 400. Notably, he was decorated by Queen Elizabeth II, President G.W. Bush, and the Sultan of Brunei.

Today in his consultancy work, he focuses on self, team, and strategy. Paul’s leadership philosophy centres on the idea that great leadership comes from a position of care. His work across public, private, and charity sectors has included working with ultra-high net worth individuals and companies up to £50bn capitalisation and individual projects of £2bn budget cap, focussing on rapid change and sustainable growth.

He operates with the confidence expected of one with his background but also with an unexpected sensitivity, quickly building rapport and an emotional bond with clients. Paul’s trademark calm approach simply works and is wholly aimed at achieving strategic and personal outcomes, or what he calls “the desired end-state.”

His unwavering commitment to getting the best from leaders means he is adept at:

· Developing strategically aligned top teams.
· Removing toxic and dysfunctional behaviours.
· Accelerating organisational performance.

His experience is underpinned by an array of academic and vocational qualifications including BEng (Hons) in Materials Engineering from Swansea University, a PGCE in Post-Compulsory Education and Training from Newport, MSc in Human Resource Development and Performance Management from Leicester and a Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Direction and Leadership from Manchester Business School. He also holds an Advanced Executive Coaching and Mentoring qualification from the Institute of Leadership and Management and is a Member of the Association for Coaching. He is a TEDx and keynote speaker on Forensic Leadership and is authoring a book on the same topic.

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