Pippa has a varied career as a nurse, midwife, health visitor, senior manager and development consultant in both the public, voluntary and commercial sectors at local and national levels. She is passionate about enabling people to lead with kindness and compassion in whatever work they are involved. She is an experienced coach both with individuals and teams. Her expertise also encompasses designing, commissioning and facilitating innovative leadership and organisational development programmes within the health service and other parts of the public sector. This includes managing and facilitating large scale, whole systems events and working with executive and senior teams to improve effectiveness. Pippa is currently a Trustee and Vice Chair of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC). Prior to this, Pippa served as a Trustee and Vice Chair of the Alzheimer’s Society from 2011 to 2017 (she has personal experience of caring for both her parents with dementia).
Pippa is a Fellow of the Queen’s Nursing Institute and Fellow of the Royal Society of Art. She is the author and editor of a number of books on nursing and policy and numerous articles and other publications on leadership, change, development and health workforce. In her spare time Pippa is a writer of fiction and has two short stories published in anthologies.
Pippa Gough MA, MSc, PGCEA, RN, RM, HV, FQNI, FRSA
Executive Coach, Leadership and Organisational Development Consultant