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Dr Anthony Grant PhD

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Dr Anthony M Grant is globally recognised as a key pioneer of Coaching Psychology and evidence-based approaches to coaching. Anthony left school at the age of fifteen with no qualifications, completed his training as a carpenter and ran his own contracting business. Embarking on a second career in direct sales and marketing, he began tertiary studies in 1993 as a mature age student and then commencing a third career in his 30’s with tertiary studies in psychology. He holds a BA (Hons) in Psychology, a MA in Behavioural Science and a PhD on the topic of Coaching Psychology. In January 2000 Anthony established the world’s first Coaching Psychology Unit at the School of Psychology at Sydney University where he is the Director.

Anthony has considerable coaching experience at senior levels with leading Australian and global corporations in the government, financial, legal, media and consumer sectors. In his private executive coaching practice Anthony has conducted numerous senior executive coaching assignments, designed and facilitated many leadership trainings, mentoring  programs, and "leader as coach" programs for leading Australian and global organisations. Dr Grant has been coaching at senior levels since 1999, and has well over 5,000 hours of senior executive coaching experience, and has held long-standing coaching relationships for many years with many of his client organisations.

Anthony is also a Visiting Professor at Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK, a Senior Fellow at the Melbourne School of Business, Melbourne University, an Associate Fellow at the Säid School of Business, Oxford University, UK, and a Member of the Council of Advisors for the Institute of Coaching at Harvard.

In 2007 Anthony was awarded the British Psychological Society Award for outstanding professional and scientific contribution to Coaching Psychology, and in 2009 he was awarded the "Vision of Excellence Award" from Harvard University for his pioneering work in helping to develop a scientific foundation to coaching. Anthony has written eight books on evidence based coaching and has over 70 coaching related publications in the peer reviewed and professional press, including six randomised controlled coaching outcome studies.

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