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Paul Gaskell

Paul Gaskell is a coach and change enabler, passionate about developing individuals and teams to their potential. He brings extensive experience in enabling change and development at an organizational, team and personal level.

His background as a senior IT leader includes delivery of successful IT solutions, completion of major outsourcing programs, and development of new process and people capabilities.

Paul has developed a deep understanding of the dynamics of change for individuals, team, and the organization. With real world expertise in leading, coaching and facilitating, Paul is a highly qualified coach and facilitator specializing in individual coaching, and facilitating team development.

Paul’s professional experience includes more than 20 years at AstraZeneca. Most recently as Global Change Lead for the IT organization for 4 years. Prior to that he was Senior Director of Global IT Relationship Management for 4 years, and Director of IT Service Management for 3 years.

Representative accomplishments for Paul include:

  • Led a cross-organization program resulting in the adoption of a Lean based culture within a large global IT function
  • Successful change programs, including one that took a 100 person division from dysfunction to highly effective in 18 months (measured by customers and employees)
  • Led an employee engagement program aimed at 2000 global employees – contributed to employee engagement scores moving from low to above average within a year
  • As a leader, created a number of high performing teams from scratch – one was a global customer relationship team
    Led several successful outsourcing projects, resulting in cost saving targets being met and service levels being maintained through the transition and beyond

Paul is a certified professional coach and holds the International Coaching Federation ACC with the College of Executive Coaching.

He is certified to use Keirsey temperament sorter (personality profile capability), Clifton StrengthsFinder and VIA Character Strengths training, using a combination to Temperament sorter and the Strengths assessments.

He is also qualified to deliver several change based training programs. He holds an MBA from University of Delaware and a BA in Social Sciences from University of Liverpool.

Paul’s Twitter feed describes him as father, coach, change enabler and explorer of ideas, music and sports. He is an avid reader of books about how our minds work, and listener to vinyl records.

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