Ian Pitchford - Bio
Ian is extremely passionate about the belief that we ‘are all better than we know’. As an expert NLP trainer and someone who is well on the way to becoming a Master Trainer he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that is instrumental in changing peoples’ outlook on life. Ian can work with individuals, people wanting to become an NLP practitioner, corporate business clients or as a mentor or supervisor. Recent clients who have been able to soar after completing NLP courses include executive corporate clients. Through his experience in many commercial sectors he can help people to apply NLP to their daily lives to enable goals to be achieved.
After spending 12 years in the Royal Navy where he spent a large proportion of his time with Commando Helicopter Force and also held project management roles within the Ministry of Defence and worked as a leadership instructor at the Fleet Air Arm leadership school in North Wales.
In the last ten years Ian has been instrumental in the growth from his own company and has also completed an MBA, obtained a Diploma in Performance Coaching and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education as well as being a Certified Master Coach.
Ian is not only a training deliver but is also a very active coach, supporting a vast array of people on their personal journey through life. Coaching face to face, via the Internet and telephone, Ian supports both individual clients and other coach’s. Whilst not operating exclusively in these arenas’ Ian has very successfully worked with sports professionals and leaders alike.
He draws upon his organisational development and change management experience to ensure all that he is involved in is grounded in the world of the client.
If he's not at work then you find Ian on a river or up a mountain.
- ABNLP (American Board of Neuro Linguistic Programming)
- BNLP Trainer of NLP
- ABTLT Trainer of Time Line Therapy TM & Master Practitioner Level TM
- ABNLP Master Coach Planner
- ABH Trainer of Hypnotherapy
- International Coach Federation - Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
Other qualifications include BEng, MBA, PGCE.
What others have to say about Ian
Ian is a true leader in his field and has given me a great foundation to be a better leader using NLP techniques he has developed in leadership programmes throughout his career.
Having attended both the Prac and Master Prac courses, I can honestly say that choosing Ian and 'AMind4Adventure' has been the best decision I ever made.
Thank you so much for your honesty, support and teachings in self mastery!
Mandy Deakin-Snell director of International Operations Geopost
Ian is also available as a motivational speaker for - See Motivational Speaking for more details.