Ivor Twydell


Drawing on a successful career in the police service Ivor brings life experience as well as theory and practice in executive coaching. His warm and calming presence helps create a safe environment that allows for insight, understanding, support and challenge. He works collaboratively with his clients to enable them to focus on what they really want in order to perform more effectively both professionally and personally. His experience in leading and intervening in challenging and high-stakes situations has helped shape his grounded and pragmatic coaching style.


With over 20-years in senior police positions that encompassed leading the tactical and strategic response to serious incidents and emergencies, terrorism and hostage situations, Ivor has direct experience of the demands and pressures often facing executives in an increasingly disruptive business environment and world. An accredited coach since 2012, he merges his extensive coaching experience working with a wide range of clients and industries including finance, technology, energy, engineering and manufacturing with a down to earth approach to the practice of exemplary leadership.

Education, Qualifications, Professional Memberships

• Accredited as a Professional Certified Coach with the ICF
• Graduate of UK Police Senior Command Programme
• Member of the EMCC
• Certified NLP Practitioner
• Accredited Mindfulness Teacher with Mindfulness Training Institute
• UK & FBI trained hostage negotiator
• Certified Voice Dialogue Facilitator

Contact details

E: ivor.twydell@theprestonassociates.com
M: +44 (0)7775 714 703
T: +44 (0)20 7373 5663

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