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Anne Cockayne

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Nottingham Business School

Staff Group(s)
Department of Human Resource Management International Centre for Talent Management and Development (Specialist Centre)


Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management

Anne leads the Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Coaching practice. She teaches on the Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management, the full-time MBA, and also leads the executive coaching provision at Nottingham Business School. She is a qualified coach, working towards ILM level 7.

Career overview

  • Professionally qualified coach and mentor
  • Design and delivery of postgraduate, professional, and in-company programmes, including senior executive development across sectors
  • HRM/HRD practitioner in private and public sectors
  • Consultancy work, in both the private and public sector
  • Development of the Business School's short course programme
  • Short course provision e.g. manager as coach, situational leadership, and team support
  • Accredited in Quintax leadership styles, and SHL OPQ

Research areas

Anne's current research relates to coaching and career development, and her work with companies covers workforce engagement, employee audits, and SMEs.

External activity

  • Abstract accepted for the EMCC conference (Twente, 2011) – Dysfunctional leadership in the coaching relationship
  • Education representative for the current joint accreditation work on coaching qualifications (CBIT)

Press expertise

Anne is available to comment on coaching, and autism in the human resource management context.