Patrick Ballin

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Patrick coaches teams and leaders of teams.

He completed Advanced Coaching training at Ashridge Hult Business School, UK, and is an internationally recognised practitioner in Belbin Team Roles.

From 2008-2018, Patrick served as a visiting (part time) lecturer at Brighton Business School, UK, and was awarded a UK Higher Education Academy Teaching Fellowship. He is a Fellow of the RSA and holds an MA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge, UK.

Patrick designed and set up the ReWork initiative for Retail Trust, providing free coaching and assistance for people whose jobs have been made redundant in retail; and is a volunteer coach for On Purpose, which places high potential managers from the private sector into social enterprises. He has worked with clients throughout Europe as well as North America, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East, including the award-winning NBS Partners virtual coaching programme for Novartis. He is an Ambassador for the international Compassion Practices network.

Before starting his coaching practice, Patrick worked in managerial positions in the personal computer industry and went on to become Global Head of Supply Chain and Logistics Development at The Body Shop International plc. During that time, he served as a Trustee for The Body Shop Foundation, a registered charity supporting innovative environmental, human rights and animal protection projects worldwide. He is currently a Trustee for the prisoner befriending charity LifeLines.