Blanchard opened its UK office in 1998 to deliver our award-winning leadership development programmes to clients in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Central and South America. From the UK, we have helped hundreds of organisations to build leadership capacity, increase employee engagement, retain top talent, and increase productivity and performance. Our comprehensive management training programmes have been translated into over 20 languages, and have been proven to create breakthrough learnings and behaviour change across languages, industries, and geographies.

At Blanchard, we have the experience and worldwide resources to deliver efficient, scalable solutions to meet all of your leadership development and management training needs.

WHY Blanchard?

We make great things happen for our clients. Our local experts work closely with client organisations to assess leadership and talent development needs and to deliver a solution that will create sustainable results.

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Proven, Time-Tested Content

With two of the world’s most widely-used leadership frameworks, SLII® and The One Minute Manager, as well as thought leadership in the areas of trust, motivation, change and customer service, our content has been tested and proven to produce real ROI for your investment.

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Partner Network

In addition to our own direct sales and delivery resources based in the UK and parts of Europe, we also collaborate with partners representing 30 countries in the EMEA and LATAM regions.

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Customised Solutions

Our network of consultants, facilitators and leadership experts integrate local business and cultural insights, and tailor and translate Blanchard content to maximise the impact for our clients.

Take Your Leadership to the Next Level

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SLII® is the most widely taught leadership model in the world. It teaches leaders to use the appropriate leadership style in response to the needs of the person and the situation. Our interactive learning design uses powerful techniques that immerse learners in SLII quickly, deeply, and effectively.

March 7-8, 2023 | Guildford
March 20-22, 2023 | Virtual - Live, UK
May 9-10, 2023 | Guildford
July 3-5, 2023 | Virtual - Live, UK


Learn About Our Training for Trainers
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For trainers, facilitators, and individuals responsible for mentoring, coaching, and developing others, our Training for Trainers (T4T) sessions prepare you to roll out The SLII Experience into your organization.

March 9-10, 2023 | Guildford
March 27-31, 2023 | Virtual - Live, UK
May 11-12, 2023 | Guildford
July 10-14, 2023 | Virtual - Live, UK


“We looked at which skills and conditions are needed for a team to achieve the highest level of productivity, and then, during practical exercises, participants learned that smooth-functioning collaboration has a very positive effect on the work environment and productivity.”

- Sylvia Peukert, Head of Department Customer Service, Aral (Germany)
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“Employee turnover has decreased from 22 percent to 16 percent, and based on third-party research, HCL has gained high marks for employee engagement and satisfaction. As a final benchmark, repeat customer business has improved from 74 percent to 92 percent, a testimony to the organization’s focus on transformation.”

- HCL Technologies, LTD
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Meet Our Team Leaders

Richard Pound
Richard Pound
VP, Global Indirect Sales
Richard has 25 years of experience in sales, leadership development and channel management, within the training and consulting industry.  He manages Blanchard’s Global Partner network and International Channel Partner programme, and is dedicated to building long-term and trusted relationships with training companies across the world, supporting and coaching them on how to market and deploy Blanchard’s world-class products and services.
Peter Brent
Peter Brent
Professional Services Leader, EMEA
Following a career as a professional sailor, Peter has spent the last 20 years in the leadership development arena. With a background as an operational manager, he provides a pragmatic approach to people development. At Blanchard he works with internal and client stakeholders to ensure training effectiveness. He utilises an energetic and engaging style of facilitation to create a relaxed, safe learning environment in which participants can challenge their existing thinking and working.
Kristina Curtin
Kristina Curtin
Senior Director of International Operations
Kristina is responsible for the operational execution of EMEA sales and channel strategies. Working with the management team towards the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices, she plays a significant role in long-term planning with a key focus on operational excellence and regional development. Her role includes strategic planning, customer service, team engagement, financial health, supply chain and inventory management.

Ready to Get Started?

With years of experience in the EMEA and LATAM markets, Blanchard’s UK team can help your organisation increase its leadership capacity, improve employee engagement, and increase productivity to accomplish your goals.

The Ken Blanchard Companies EMEA
1 Farnham Road
Guildford GU2 4RG
+44 (0) 1483 456300