Richard Cartlidge


  •  For over 15 years Richard has worked closely with senior leaders across private, public and third sectors with clients as varied as Microsoft, Environment Agency, Skanska, CSA Group, Thames Water, and several Police Forces.

  • Richard’s MBTI hallmark is ‘integrity’ and he brings this value to each assignment, creating a safe space for the clients to explore the issues at hand and driving accountability for progress to be made. Richard brings incisive analysis and robust challenge to each piece of work leaving the client inspired, energised and encouraged to be their brilliant selves. He has a track record for releasing the potential of individuals and organisations.

Qualifications and memberships

  • Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation.

  • Masters in Research in Leaderships Studies (Exeter) and an MBA (Open).

  • Practitioner in Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Strength Deployment Inventory (SDI), Insights Discovery, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and FIRO Element B.

What clients say about working with Richard

“Richard exemplifies the qualities of professionalism, discretion, trustworthiness, and objectivity. He consistently demonstrated intelligence and a strong sense of ethics and integrity. He combines being very challenging, and excellent deployment of ‘knife- edge’ questions, with being very supportive and ambitious”

“Richard inspires confidence and has a real natural gravitas which supports getting the best from his leadership coaching allowing you to take clear ownership of your personal career progression. My approach and thinking is clearly different as a result of the coaching which has had an extremely positive effect on my business contribution”