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Part-Time and Visiting

Peter Shaw

Founding Partner, Praesta Partners
BSC (Durham), MCS (Regent College), MSc (Bradford University), PhD (Chester University)


Peter Shaw was a Director General in the UK Government before moving into leadership development, and executive coaching. He is a founding partner of Praesta Partners, an international specialist coaching firm. Shaw is a Visiting Professor of Leadership Development at Newcastle University Business School and at Chester University. He has written sixteen influential leadership books including The Christian Leader in the Global Workplace, The Emerging Leader and 100 Great Personal Impact Ideas. He has led workshops across five continents.

Courses Taught

  • APPL 529 - Leading Well in Demanding Times
  • INDS 529 - Leading Well in Demanding Times

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Peter Shaw was a Director General in the UK Government before moving into leadership development, and executive coaching. He is a founding partner of Praesta Partners, an international specialist coaching firm. Peter is a Visiting Professor of Leadership Development at Newcastle University Business School and at Chester University. He has written 16 influential leadership books including The Christian Leader in the Global Workplace, The Emerging Leader and 100 Great Personal Impact Ideas. He has led workshops across 5 continents.