Bob Thomson has worked in management development since 1988. He is a Learning and Development Adviser at the University of Warwick and was previously Leadership Development Manager at National Grid Transco. In his current role he runs the Warwick Leadership Programme, facilitates workshops and departmental away days, and leads the University’s Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring and Diploma in Coaching. He acts as an internal coach, supervisor and mediator, and has a small private practice in these fields. Before moving into management development he worked as an economist for eleven years with British Steel and ICI. Bob has degrees in Maths, in Economics and in Management Learning. He also has Certificates in Counselling, Coaching, Supervision, and Mediation.