Christian van Nieuwerburgh

Christian van Nieuwerburgh is a leading academic and thought-leader in the field of coaching, as well as a practising executive coach. Regarded as an international authority in the field, Christian regularly speaks at conferences, facilitates training, and consults in the UK, Europe, Australia, the US and the Middle East. He is particularly interested in the application of coaching in educational settings and the integration of coaching and positive psychology.

Christian is the author of An Introduction to Coaching Skills: A Practical Guide (Sage, 2014; 2017) and the editor of Coaching in Education: Getting Better Results for Students, Educators and Parents (Karnac, 2012) and Coaching in Professional Contexts (Sage, 2016). He is a co-author (with John Campbell) of The Leaders Guide to Coaching in Schools: Creating Conditions for Effective Learning (Corwin, 2017) and Coaching in Islamic Culture: Principles and Practice of Ershad with Rajaa Allaho (Routledge, 2017). Christian is the Editor in Chief of Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, a leading, peer-reviewed academic journal. 

Christian is Executive Director of Growth Coaching International (GCI) and Professor of Coaching and Positive Psychology at the University of East London (UK). He is Visiting Professor at the University of Bergamo (Italy) and an Honorary Fellow of the Melbourne Graduate School of Education at the University of Melbourne (Australia).