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Our Facilitators

Ryan Behrman

Ryan is an enterprise and team coach, consultant and change facilitator. Over the past decade he has trained hundreds of managers, coaches and facilitators in agile approaches to management, leadership, coaching and facilitation. He is the co-designer of highly acclaimed industry-certified courses in agile coaching, agile facilitation, enterprise agile coaching, and lean change management.

Ryan is a highly experienced agile team coach and enterprise agile coach and has a proven track record of bringing teams and managers together to communicate, collaborate and innovate in large scale programmes and multi-stakeholder environments in almost every industry spanning retail, supply chain, publishing, government, renewable energy, travel, cloud software, education, investment banking, wealth management, risk management, fintech, telco, energy, and data analytics.

Prior to coaching and facilitation Ryan spent a decade in the city of London as an e-commerce software developer and senior project manager in multi-national consulting firms.

He holds an electrical engineering degree from the University of Cape Town, an MBA from Warwick Business School and over a dozen certifications including being a trained Professional Coach (ICF), Systemic Constellator (organisational and family), Lego Serious Play facilitator, StrongSuits trainer and Action Learning facilitator.

Patrick Verdonk

Patrick is a long time Change Agent and Facilitator, Trainer and Consultant. Over the past decades he has been actively involved in multiple reorganisations and mergers, and has trained dozens of managers, coaches and facilitators in agile and people-oriented approaches to change management. He is the co-designer of highly acclaimed industry-certified courses in enterprise agile coaching, and translator of Jason Little’s Lean Change Management book in Spanish.

Patrick is a highly experienced professional and has a proven track record of bringing teams and managers together to communicate, collaborate and adapt to change in large scale programmes and multi-stakeholder environments in industries spanning banking, retail, pharma, software development, gaming, cyber security and others.

Before going solo, Patrick worked for over 20 years as an international (The Netherlands, France, Belgium and Spain) internal consultant and change facilitator in the Telecom sector, working actively on worldwide reorganisations and mergers. He has always believed in a People Approach to change. Through training and facilitation, he helps people and teams understand how to adapt consciously and continuously to reach their aspirations through the application of Lean Change.

He holds an electrical engineering degree from the University of Applied Sciences of Amsterdam, an MBA from the Flanders Business School (part of the KU Leuven in Belgium) and internationally recognised certifications in Change, Agility and Agility in HR.

Khurram Bhatti

Khurram’s work is about helping individuals, teams, and organisations to reach their goals by adapting new ways of thinking. He is an experienced Agile Coach, Facilitator, and Agile Trainer. His goal is to develop a healthy, collaborative and continuously improved culture where experimentation is encouraged and crafting a high focus is appreciated.

Khurram has more than 17 years of experience in the software industry. He has worked in Pakistan and Sweden with startups, SMEs and Enterprises, in industries spanning Telecom, Software Asset Management (SAM), Data Privacy, and Financial Services – with distributed and co-located Agile teams.

Khurram is an ORSC trained coach (ICF-ACTP) and an ICAgile Authorised Instructor for Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC). He’s a Certified Trainer for “Training from the Back of the Room practitioner course (TBR)” and an Agile Trainer (CSM® and CSPO®). Khurram holds a broad range of further certifications including ICAgile’s Agile Coaching and Enterprise Coaching tracks, ScrumAlliance’s Certified Team Coach (CTC), Certified Agile Leadership (CAL I) and Certified Scrum Professional® (CSP-SM). He’s an International Coach Federation (ICF) member.

Philip Atkinson

Philip supports senior leadership teams and general managers to become Agile in a sustainable way. 

Philip is an industry thought leader and commentator. He writes a regular Leadership and Agility Column in Pharmaceutical Marketing Journal and is part of the HCA Healthcare Communications Association Think Tank.

Philip is an accredited individual and systemic team coach and is a teaching faculty member with the AoEC, Academy of Executive Coaching. He’s qualified in the Leadership Circle Profile and uses this powerful model to support individual Leaders and their Leadership teams and whole departments. He’s experienced in Agile Transformation, Scrum, Design Thinking and Hackathons and is a PCC accredited coach with the ICF, International Coaching Federation.

Coaching and facilitation to catalyse the whole system

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