Chip McFarlane

Chip’s management experience includes holding the position of Director or Managing Director for a range of companies, including the position of Regional Director of Operations for a French based multinational company, covering 27 sites in 14 countries. As a Midshipman at the United States Naval Academy the foundations of Chip’s ongoing interest in perceptions of great leadership were laid.

Chip has coached internationally, in the US, London, Singapore, Paris, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Australia in industries such as banking and financial services, tech companies, pharmaceutical companies, professional service firms, not-for-profit, NGO’s, and multi-lateral public service organisations. He has worked with some of the largest organisations in Asia and well-known international brands. His experience ranges across a number of areas of leadership development, including facilitation, training, one to one and team coaching. He has over 13,000 hours coaching experience at the executive level, having worked with CEOs, MDs, SVPs and VPs, Board Members, Senior Executives and importantly their teams. Chip believes in the importance of helping a team move beyond high performing to high value-adding for all its stakeholders.

In the domain of coach development, Chip was one founding Directors and Senior Faculty of one of the pre-eminent coach training organisations in the Asia Pacific region, the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership (IECL).  He continues in fostering the advancement of exceptional coaches and coaching, from Sydney to Shanghai, Beijing to Berlin. Chip has been chosen as one of twelve inaugural international coaches by the global organisation, EthicalCoach. The group provides pro bono coaching NGO leaders and their teams in Ethiopia.