Professor Laurence Lyons

Professor Laurence Lyons

Organisational Transformation

Laurence Lyons is a Member of the Associate Faculty at Henley Management College, where he is Director of Research of the Future Work Forum. He is also a Senior Vice President of the Executive Coaching Network, California. He is an accomplished coach, consultant, public speaker, and author, as well as a leading authority on organisational transformation. His thirty years’ experience includes senior line and staff management positions in organisations of all sizes.

Larry provides consultancy in business strategy and organisational change & development to clients in all sectors. Larry’s executive coaching and consulting career extends over fifteen years and includes many blue-chip and multinational clients, such as British Airways, Unilever, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, British Broadcasting Corporation, WH Smith, MediaOne, Bank of England, Oracle, Dresser Industries, EDS, and Deutsche Bank.

While leading consultant relations at Digital Equipment in the UK, Larry has worked at partner level with all the major consultancies. Many of Larry’s personal coaching clients are to be found in Who’s Who. He has chaired and presented at conferences on consulting and coaching at the Institute of Directors, the Confederation of British Industry, and the Strategic Planning Society. In the early 1990s, Larry pioneered the “strategic cell development,” an approach that rapidly accelerates the development of managers and leaders.

Laurence Lyons holds a Ph D. in organisational analysis and an MSc in management from Brunel University. He is a member of several professional bodies and a member of associate faculty at Henley Management College, Oxfordshire, England, where he is Director of Research of the Future Work Forum. He is also a member of the Peter F. Drucker Thought Leaders’ Forum and a member of the International Advisory Committee of the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches WABC.

Larry is frequently quoted in the media. He has appeared in such diverse publications as The Times, Computing, the Los Angeles Times, the Journal of the Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and Practical Training. He has appeared in British Airways Business Life magazine and has been interviewed on BBC National Radio 4.