Neil Jurd is an experienced executive coach and facilitator who operates primarily in the NW of England.
Neil does a lot of work in Higher Education and Further Education and understands the unique challenges that face leaders in this sector. He works with senior academics and department heads, and often facilitates team-development work for them and their management teams. Neil also works with the leadership teams of a number of secondary schools in the NW, as well as with senior staff in other sectors including charities, technology and engineering companies.
Neil spent the first half of his working life as a British Army Officer, learning and then later teaching leadership at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He led soldiers on operations around the world, and later served as Deputy President of the Army Officer Selection Board. Neil also delivers leadership courses on behalf of the Leadership Trust and gives keynote talks on Leadership for Richmond Events.
Neil Jurd is qualified in several psychometric profiling tools including Myers Briggs MBTI and 16 Personality Profiles. He studied strategy at Manchester Business School, has an MA from Cranfield and is a graduate of UK Advanced Command and Staff College. Neil is the Commandant of Lancashire Army Cadets and trustee of a number of charities. He is a Director of Alertacall; a technology company based in Windermere.
Leadership and Team Development
Building the Teams.
Experience and Confidentiality.
Clarity and Direction.
Why work with Neil Jurd?
Because he is a very experienced coach and Leadership Development expert. Neil studied and later taught at The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He has held senior Leadership positions in the army and later in industry. As well as coaching, Neil regularly Works as a course director for the Leadership Trust. Neil Jurd works with several universities and schools. Neil led a significant piece of work with Commonwealth Games Team Scotland on behalf of the Leadership Trust.
Why Leadership Matters?
Well led organisations have a great atmosphere, and sense of purpose. People feel safe, trusted, and free to make a positive difference. Good Leadership energises organisations; it makes them more competitive, aids retention and makes recruiting new staff easier. Where Leadership is endemic in an organisation decision making is quicker, creativity is encouraged, and senior staff can lift their focus from detail to strategy.