David A Lane

David A Lane As well as contributing to research and the professional development of coaching Professor Lane has coached in a wide range of organisations including major consultancies, multinationals, and public sector and government bodies.  He also pioneered the international development of work based masters degrees for experienced coaches.

He was Chair of the British Psychological Society Register of Psychologists Specialising in Psychotherapy and convened the European Federation of Psychologists Associations group on Psychotherapy.

He has served on committees of the APECS, BPS, CIPD, EFPA, EMCC, and WABC, contributing to the development of accreditation systems as well as being a founder member of the Global Coaching Community.  He was Chair of Association of Professional Executive Coaches and Supervisors. His contributions to counselling psychology led to the senior award of the BPS for “Outstanding Scientific Contribution”. In 2009 he was honoured by the British Psychological Society for his Distinguished Contribution to Professional Psychology. In 2016 the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons conferred an Honorary Associateship for his work developing general practice. He has received life-time contribution awards from Surrey University and Coaching At Work.