Key speaker


Professor Bob Garvey

is one of Europe’s leading academic practitioners of coaching and mentoring and an experienced coach/mentor working with, for example, Musicians, HR Managers, Small Business Owners, Young people, Academics and Executives.

Bob has great experience in a whole range of organisations.  This includes large corporates, small business, the public and private sector, voluntary organisations and NGOs. He has worked in many different industries including financial services, manufacturing, scientific, creative arts, education and health. Bob subscribes to the ‘repertoire’ approach to coaching and mentoring. He is also in demand internationally as a conference speaker.

Bob has a PhD from the University of Durham. He has published many papers and books on the practice of coaching and mentoring and is a member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC). In 2014, The EMCC warded him the Mentor award for services to mentoring and also in 2014 he received a life time achievement award for contributions to mentoring.