HomeAndy Johnson

Andy Johnson

AndyBioSmall

Andy, founder of Change Partners, served in the British Royal Navy for 22 years and was a submarine commander in the Falklands War. Later, as a senior executive at state-owned British Railways he experienced the challenges of privatisation and the pressure of delivery in a commercial environment.

At British Railways Andy was an early beneficiary of executive coaching. The process resonated with a leader who had been responsible for the development of those under his command. He subsequently became a coach with a leading London-based practitioner and in the 1990s pioneered executive coaching in South Africa. He has coached hundreds of senior executives across a wide range of industries, state and parastatal organisations.

As a submarine officer, Andy had to play “3D underwater chess; but you couldn’t see your opponent’s pieces”.

“We had to imagine all possible scenarios, then find ways to reduce the variables, enabling us to refine options for action,” says Andy. Similar disciplines are often required by leaders in today’s business environment.

Andy is a member of the World Association of Business Coaches, a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and holds the post-graduate certificate in Coaching from Middlesex University.

Contact Us Now!

contact

Change Partners Newsletter

Stay informed on our latest news!

Recent blog entries

STEPPING UP Women’s Leadership Workshops by Change Partners... 8 Aug 2014
COACHING TOWARDS WINNING FOR YOU by Simone Le Hane 25 Apr 2014
A New Year’s Resolution in March? by Andy Johnson 24 Feb 2014
Our Leadership Journey in 2014 and the role of the Systemic Coach (es) by Rean du Plessis 17 Jan 2014
Holiday Moments in Everyday Life by Pat Roberts 8 Jan 2014
Mandela on Leadership by Andy Johnson 12 Dec 2013
The IMPACT ON BUSINESS of Executive Coaching by Retha Adendorff 25 Oct 2013
What does it take to be a Champion? by Andy Johnson 23 Sep 2013
Managing upwards by Les Weiss 5 Sep 2013
Appreciation as a way of driving performance. by Les Weiss 26 Aug 2013

Other Blogs

HBR.org >
A Brief History of America’s Attitude Toward Taxes (new)

WABC Coaches Inc. >
9 Warning Signs That Your Client Is a Hub-and-Spoke Owner

International Coach Federation >
We have moved

COMENSA >
Mentoring Beyond Skill

IoDSA E-MAG ISSUE 1 >
2013 renewal invoices have been sent.

Leading Effectively: Official Blog of the Center for Creative Leadership >
Balancing tradition and efficiency: The fight for the right to save lives

Featured Discussions - Global Coaching Community >
Sharing Success -Global Coaching Community Update

User login

.