Peter Duffell

Peter DuffellPeter, our Principal Coach, is an experienced business professional with over 30 years’ experience largely gained within the Financial Services industry. Peter holds a Master’s Degree (Distinction) in Coaching and Mentoring Practice from Oxford Brookes University and is an accredited Master Practitioner with the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) Peter is also a qualified Coach Supervisor and member of the association of Coaching Supervisors.

Peter has significant experience of working at Board level in FTSE 100 and large global companies, having held senior leadership positions in large global Financial Services organisations and SME’s including experience of working with venture capital funded organisations. Peter’s experience gives him deep insight into the dynamics of commercial organisations, which enables him to work effectively within a business context.

Peter has many years’ experience of coaching and mentoring individuals and teams. Peter’s has worked with clients from a range of different industries, from large global corporations to more local businesses and the public sector. Peter has extensive experience of 1:1 Executive Coaching, Group and Team Coaching. Westwood undertake a large amount fo work for the NHS and have worked with over 900 Doctors in specialism training, assisting them to progress their training towards qualifying as Consultants.

Peter is currently an Associate Consultant for Oxford Brooks University Business School.

He has published a number of articles related to coaching in industry periodicals, peer reviewed journals and books. His specific areas of interest are mental health in coaching, generational differences and Artificial Intelligence. He regularly speaks on these topics at international conferences.

Peter’s energy, experience and enthusiasm for coaching really does challenge, motivate and inspire me.  If you are looking for a coach  I can think of no better option than choosing Peter.
Alan, Reading, UK


We have a team of well qualified and experienced Associates supporting our organisational clients. Sometimes a client needs specialist help, for example leadership coaching in Education where a high degree of subject knowledge and empathy with the client challenge may be required. At Westwood Coaching we realise it is vitally important to ensure that our clients work with the right coach for them.

Peter has an engaging style and is always very positive in his approach. He is an excellent listener, who and is not afraid to challenge, I found this to be an invaluable aspect of his coaching and really helped to hold me accountable for achieving my goals.
Andrew, Large Financial Services Organisation, UK

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