EMCC Global Provider Summit

24-25th November 2020


EMCC Global Provider Summit

24-25th November 2020


Ann Knights

Ann Knights: Creating environments for challenge, experimentation, reflection, and learning

Session on 25 November 2020 07:30 UTC - View on timetable


The relational model of coaching has the power to transform the effectiveness of individuals and teams, by helping leaders to build learning relationships with colleagues to get things done.

Ann Knights, leads the Relational Coaching for Leaders programme at Hult Ashridge with Erik de Haan and David Birch, invites to you to explore the relational practice in the virtual format, seeking a co-inquiry into the groups experience of this in their development work with coaches.

Learning outcomes

To develop insight into relational practice in a virtual format


Ann Knights has been coaching leaders individually and in teams for 18 years and supervising and developing coaches for 10 years.  She has coached clinicians and managers in the UK National HealthService, local and central government in the UK, international humanitarian organizations and the private sector. Her executive coaching and coach development work forms part of a portfolio of OD work, which also includes consulting in organizational change and OD oriented leadership development.

Ann is an Adjunct at Ashridge Business School in the UK and is a lead member of faculty on the Ashridge Masters in Coaching and the Masters in Team coaching and is Programme Director for the Ashridge Coaching Skills for Leaders Programme. She is also a Director of Talik and Co, a purpose-led Coaching and Organisation Development consultancy founded in 2012 with a mission to bring high quality coaching and consulting to organizations in the service of their wider social purpose. Talik is in the process of developing CPD for coaches on bringing systemic awareness of nature impact into organizational coaching.

She is the co-author of “Coaching in Organizations”, a significant piece of research into how coaching is and can best be delivered in organizations commissioned by the CIPD.