Prof. Jonathan Passmore is a UK based chartered psychologist and accredited coach and supervisor. He holds five degrees including an MBA and doctorate in occupational psychology. He holds two professorship titles from University of Reading, UK and University of Évora, Portugal.
His doctoral research focused on the coaching relationships and coach behaviours and led to the development of the Integrated Coaching model. His current research interests include coaching supervision and ethics, neuroscience of coaching, diversity, coach impact evaluation and coaching competences.
Jonathan has published widely with over 100 scientific papers and book chapter, over 30 books (including Becoming a Coach: The Essential ICF Guide, The Coaches Handbook, Excellence in Coaching, Appreciative Inquiry for Change Management, Mindfulness at Work, and Top Business Psychology Models). He has also delivered over 200 conference papers to audiences across the globe.
Jonathan is the Series editor of the Wiley-Blackwell Handbook series on organisational psychology and edited the British Psychological Society guide to coaching Coaching Researched.
Jonathan has won several international awards, including the Association for Coaching Global Award (2010), the British Psychological Society Coaching Research Award (2012) and the Association for Business Psychology Chairman’s Award for Excellence (2015), Best Article 2019 ‘Coaching at Work’ and is listed in the Thinkers 50 Marshall Goldsmith Top 8 Global Coaches and Global Gurus Top 30 Thought Leaders.
Jonathan has held a number of executive and non-executive board roles and worked for global consulting firms, including PwC and IBM Business Consulting. Most recently he was managing director of Embrion, a psychology consulting company with clients such as Technip and HSBC; he has advised professional bodies such as the Institute for Leadership and Management, the European Mentoring and Coaching Council and the International Coaching Federation on coaching policy and practice.
He is the 2020-21 British Psychology Society Chair of the Coaching Psychology group and Chair of the European University Coaching Network.