Dr Christian van Nieuwerburgh

Director, International Partnerships


Dr Christian van Nieuwerburgh is a leading academic in the field of coaching and a practising executive coach. He is Professor of Coaching and Positive Psychology at University of East London and Director of International Partnerships for Growth Coaching International.

He is the author of An Introduction to Coaching Skills: A Practical Guide (Sage, 2014) and the editor of Coaching in Education: Getting Better Results for Students, Educators and Parents (Karnac, 2012) and Coaching in Professional Contexts (Sage, 2016). Seen as an international authority in the field, Christian regularly speaks at conferences in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Australia.

Christian holds a PhD from the University of Birmingham (UK), an MSc from the University of East London (UK) and an MA and BA from the American University of Beirut (Lebanon).