Dr. Penny Cortvriend
Prospect Associate

Penny is a qualified coach and a member of the Association for Coaching and the Special Group in Coaching Psychology (BPS).

She is also a full member of the BPS and the Health Professions Council.

Penny is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist specialising in coaching, leadership development and facilitation.


Her coaching experience includes:

  • Leadership development

  • Facilitation work

  • Problem solving

  • Action planning

  • Organisational Development events for teams, project management groups and organisational partnerships

  • Action learning set facilitation

  • Group coaching


Penny has designed and delivered a significant number of leadership development programmes which have incorporated developmental assessment tools, including personality, emotional intelligence and conflict management.

Her PhD explored the psychological contracts of NHS staff journeying through a merger.

Penny's previous positions include being a lecturer in Healthcare and Public Management at Manchester Business School and other roles in the NHS and retail sector.


  • PhD Psychology

  • MA Organisational Psychology

Dr. Penny Cortvriend