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Dr Edward Gifford

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Dr Edward Gifford is a professional coach, facilitator, speaker and author. Since 2000, Edward has been running his own leadership and management consulting company called On-Purpose Partners. A former Senior Lecturer in Education, he brings “fresh eyes” and an enthusiastic approach to coaching, facilitating and training.

Edward is a professionally trained accredited coach with the International Coach Federation and is experienced in executive, career, workplace, and personal coaching. He is also a business adviser, mentor and coach. Edward’s consulting services include a focus on leadership development, strategic thinking, team building, workplace engagement and work-life integration.

Edward is also an experienced Public Speaker having presented numerous key-notes and addresses at conferences, industry groups and professional associations. His highly developed inter-personal skills, his enthusiasm, substantial experience and knowledge have significantly contributed to personal and organisational transformation.

Edward holds a PhD; Master of Arts (M.A); Master of Education (M.Ed.);Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Diploma of Education (Dip.Ed.), Diploma of Management; Cert. IV Training and Assessment and a Cert. IV in Coaching for Life and Business.

Edward’s expertise also includes working with a range of tools and models. These include:
MBTI; TMS Linking Skills Profile 360; TMS Team Performance Profile; TMS Strategic Team Development Profile; Advanced Training in ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Training); and a variety of Coaching Models.