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Justin Wise

MSc (People & Org. Development), MA (Cantab.), MSc (UCL), PCC

Justin is a co-founder of thirdspace, a certified Integral Development Coach, and a faculty member on our coaching programmes. He is deeply committed to work that enables people to develop themselves and in turn serve in supporting the development of others.

He holds an MSc in People and Organisation Development from The Roffey Park Institute / University of Sussex, with a special focus on the role of conversation, language and complexity in organisational and individual development. He holds a Certificate in Group Process Consulting from the NTL Institute (USA). He also has a double-first BA (1992) and MA (1993) in Computer Science from Cambridge University and an MSc with Distinction from University College London (1994). He is a fellow of the RSA.

“Justin displays extraordinary insight, kindness and an amazing ability to support the development of his clients.”

James Flaherty, author of ‘Coaching: Evoking Excellence in Others’, founder of New Ventures West

“It was with incredible good fortune that I had the opportunity to work with Justin. He is an outstanding coach with, in my experience, incomparable abilities to support both personal and professional development. His mix of intelligence, skill and empathy has enabled me to make extraordinary progress for which I am very grateful.”

RT, senior executive in a local government organisation

“Wise by name, wise by nature, Justin blends wisdom and compassion beautifully. He is a profound educator, guide and coach who invites people to stretch way beyond where their self belief may otherwise allow.”

Karen Stefanyszyn, The Wave Partnership

As well as his coaching and consulting work with thirdspace, Justin has worked with senior leaders in the NHS, the European Space Agency, ASDA, Mars, Unilever, The Law Society, West Kent Housing Association and FSCS. He is a member of faculty on the MSc in People and Organisation Development at Roffey Park.

Before co-founding thirdspace, Justin was founder-director of Curious Software, a software house which created animation products for television news stations worldwide, and which won the prestigious Queen’s Award for Innovation in 2004.

When he’s not working with clients, you’ll find Justin with his growing family, teaching Jewish philosophy, writing, reading, running, travelling, and being deeply involved in his local community.

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