Dr Uwe Napiersky

Work and Organisational Psychology Department

Uwe Napiersky

Uwe Napiersky is a renowned Business Psychologist & Learning Architect. Uwe has a high level of consulting experience, working with complex organisations around the world. Uwe specialises in Management Development & Management Diagnostic (Profit and Non Profit Organisations), Self-Leadership and Individual- & Team- coaching (Mid Level Management, CEO and VP level).

He is a certified professional coach and he is currently the  Director of MSc Business & Management and the Founder/Director of the NGO Applied Management Research and Teaching Unit. Furthermore Uwe founded and is leading the Special Interest Group TEAM COACHING in the UK for the ICF (International Coaching Federation).

Position: Senior Lecturer, Director MSc Business & Management, Director NGO Applied Management Research and Teaching Unit

Phone: +44(0)121 204 3275
Room: SW710B

  • Ph D, C A University Kiel, 1999. Subject: Cognitive and Occupational Psychology
  • MSc, C A University Kiel, 1986. Subject: Art Psychology


  • Lecturer (2014 - Present); Director of the MSc in Business and Management
  • Teaching Fellow, Aston Business School. (2010 - 2014)


  • Client Director, Learning Architect, Mannaz, Danish Leadership Institute, London, UK. (2008 - 2010)
  • Senior Consultant, Leadership Diagnostic and Development, PA Consulting Group/Cubiks, Brussels, Belgium. (2007 - 2008)
  • Director for Intercultural Training, Echo International, Pittsburgh, USA. (2004 - 2006)
  • Country Manager Cubiks Germany, PA Consulting Group/Cubiks, Dusseldorf, Germany. (2003 - 2004)
  • Principal Consultant, PA Consulting Group/Cubiks Singapore. (1999 - 2002)
  • Consultant, PA Consulting Group, Frankfurt, Germany. (1995 - 1998)
  • Consultant and Trainer, Castle Wolfersdorf, Munich, Germany. (1994)
  • Head of HRD Department, MaK System GmbH, Kiel, Germany. (1990 - 1993)
  • BHM530 A & BHM 530 B Navigating & leading in complex organistions
  • BHM348 Employee Relations & Counselling
  • BH3393, Global Working
  • BHM304, Leadership Development
  • DR1SUP, Doctoral Supervision 
  • MBAMGM, The Mindful Global Manager
  • MBAPROJ, Project Part B
  • MBAPROJA, MBA Project
  • MSCPROJ, MSc Project

  • Team Coaching
  • Board level executive coaching
  • Self-leadership strategies
  • Management diagnostic
  • Virtual Reality/Augmented learning
  •  Michael Hamer, PhD – virtual reality / augmented learning experience


  • International Coaching Federation (ICF)
  • Member, The Association for Professional and Executive Learning
  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy

Academic Publications

  • Napiersky, U & Woods, S (2016): From the workplace to the classroom: Examining the impact of self-leadership learning strategies on higher educational attainment and success. Innovations in Education and Teaching International. DOI: 10.1080/14703297.2016.1263232