Masters in Executive Coaching Virtual Open Day

What is effective Executive Coaching?

Erik de Haan, Director of the Ashridge Centre for Coaching and leading figure in the field of Executive Coaching, along with Dorothee Stoffels, Program Director, led this hour-long webinar about the Ashridge Masters in Executive Coaching.

It was an informal, participative session where attendees were also put into breakout rooms with a Masters in Executive Coaching Alum to dig deeper into the reality of studying with Ashridge.

Meet our faculty

Erik de Haan

Erik de Haan

Erik de Haan is the Director of Ashridge's Centre for Coaching with over twenty-five years of experience in organizational and personal development. He aims to support individuals in their search for what is right and just for themselves and for others in their organizations. His expertise covers process consulting for organizational change, facilitating management teams, working conferences, executive and team coaching.

Erik has an MSc in Theoretical Physics and gained his PhD with his research into learning and decision-making processes in perception. He is a British Psychoanalytic Council registered psychodynamic psychotherapist with an MA in psychotherapy from the Tavistock Clinic; has (co-)authored more than 180 articles and 12 books; and sits on the editorial board of three journals including the Consulting Psychology Journal.

Erik has worked with universities, hospitals and multinational companies. He is currently Professor of Organisation Development at the VU University Amsterdam. Erik is an Ashridge accredited coach and supervisor and is qualified to deliver a range of psychometric instruments. He is fluent in Dutch, English, Italian, German and Spanish.