Sir John Whitmore is an author, performance coach and British former racing driver.
Sir John Whitmore is the Founder of Performance Consultants International.
After leaving racing, he went on to become a sports psychologist. He left working within motor-sports to apply his skills to the world of business. He has been working as a management consultant, and serving as the executive chairman of the company Performance Consultants International. He has written several books on performance coaching
He is a pre-eminent thinker in leadership and organisational change and works globally with leading multinational corporations to establish coaching management cultures and leadership programmes. He has written five books on sports, leadership and coaching, of which Coaching for Performance is the best known having sold 800,000 copies in 23 languages.
Honoured with the President’s Award by International Coach Federation, rated as the Number One Business Coach by the Independent newspaper and as having had the most impact on the coaching profession by the UK Association of Coaching, John is one of the leading figures in the international coaching community with activities and operations globally.
John founded Performance Consultants with partners David Hemery and David Whitaker after originally forming The Inner Game in the United Kingdom after studying and working with Tim Gallwey and Bob Kriegel in the United States. They were the first to formulate the coaching processes and create experiential learning to overcome the inner obstacles to human potential and high performance such as fear, doubt and limiting beliefs.