We prepare business leaders for senior roles
What We Do
The alchemy of leadership
With our extensive experience and research into the demands and derailers of leadership roles the School for CEOs can help you unearth the vital few lessons that will enable you to succeed.
Helping senior leaders excel
Established in 2011, School for CEOs is a boutique executive development organisation specialising in CEO development, leadership succession, coaching and team development, executive assessment, and developing inclusive leadership.
What our clients say
“David's pragmatic advice and extensive knowledge has been instrumental in my career. His calm demeanour combined with positive challenge gives both clarity and confidence. He is also a great connector of people and generous with his time.”
CFO & COO
Financial Services BusinessCoaching
“The five dimensions facilitate a leader looking at themselves through multiple lenses, which reduces the likelihood that they skirt over an aspect of their leadership journey which is uncomfortable or unnatural to them. It supports you to be thorough and comprehensive ”
Experienced Leadership CoachDimensions Accreditation
“Hugely positive. Very important messages and areas to concentrate on that get easily forgotten in the day-to-day business but which are the most impactful - that separate leaders from the weeds to focus on the business not in the business.”
CFO & Interim CEO
Asset managerVital Few: Part One
“The experience felt very premium with a relaxed style. High quality from start to finish”
Technology businessVital Few: Part One
“I enjoyed talking about the transition I need to make to ensure that I become the most effective leader I can be, as this gave me an opportunity to reflect on the past few years that I may have mishandled certain situations”
Civil engineering companyRunway
“I learned a lot from Vital Few and was keen to experience and learn further from Vital Few: Part Two. It provided me a forum where I felt comfortable to share and openly discuss issues with peers”
We support organisations across a range of industries and of varying size, from emerging brands to large global organisations.