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ANTON FRANCKEISS : Senior Advisor Assessments & Coaching

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Anton is a highly experienced leadership coach, consultant and business leader and has more than 30 years’ hands-on experience in senior executive OD assessments, coaching & consultancy roles.



Areas of Expertise

  • executive coaching - with employees
  • outplacement - with employees

Geographical Areas Covered

UK Some Areas

1:1 Meetings:Yes
Online(Skype etc):Yes

Locations Covered

    UK All Areas


    1:1 Meetings:Yes
    Online(Skype etc):Yes


    1:1 Meetings:Yes
    Online(Skype etc):Yes

    How I work

    Coaching and Consulting Approach.
    Anton has a strong ability to master a situation quickly; highly knowledgeable in a wide variety of professional disciplines and highly proficient at developing existing business imperatives and identifying future needs. He is highly effective in coaching senior business leaders and their teams in developing strategies to support growth, people and organizational effectiveness.
    Anton possesses excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills with proven abilities in facilitating a wide range of individual and organizational assessment and development.


    • August 2019-Present. Senior Advisor of Assessment and Coaching at Mays Business School (at Texas A&M) supporting major clients with executive assessment and individual and team coaching.
    • December 2018-Present. Executive Coach & Advisor including for:
    Managing Partner of a major UK and US based law firm, developing leadership attributes in an acute M&A environment. Coaching based on ‘Voices’ 360 feedback tool. CEO for major Pharmaceutical business in Europe & Middle East.International SVP for largest global ocean cruise line.
    • October 2016-August 2018.Contract assignment as Head of Consulting and Strategic Alliances for Waggl Inc. providing Coaching and Consulting support to major US Enterprises in the Healthcare, Telecoms, Oil & Gas and Financial Services Sector accounts.
    • September 2013-November 2015. SVP Global Assessment & Development for MDA Leadership Consulting based in the Midwest US.
    • September 2012-September 2013. One year assignment as Director of YSC Germany to expand global reach of the consultancy and positioned business for sale/takeover. Achieved this goal in August 2013.
    • January 2009-September 2012. Managing Director at ASK Europe plc. Managing all P&L, growth strategy and targets for team of 27 business development managers/account directors, coaches and consultants. Managed 160 affiliates worldwide.
    • Prior to this, Head of Global Talent Development for Black Swan Global Ltd.
    • Formerly, Group Director of the Talent Group UK Ltd. Group of Assessment and Coaching Companies.

    Areas of Expertise include:
    • Strategic Planning
    • Sr. Team Development
    • OD & Change Management
    • CEO Succession
    • Performance Management
    • Business Re-structuring
    • Business Leadership
    • Talent Assessment
    • Business Development
    • Client Relationship Management
    • Leading in M&A
    • Strategic Comms.
    • Organization Design
    • Sr. Exec. Assessment
    • Sr. Level Executive Coaching

    • Rio Tinto (US, Australia, Canada and UK) – put in place for the client a global executive assessment, feedback and coaching methodology and facilitated the roll-out program for top 320 Executives.
    • General Mills (US, Global) – Designed and delivered executive assessment and coaching for the CEO and Ex Co teams on development of succession planning strategy.
    • Ecolab (US, Europe and UK) – Board level executive coaching strategy and implementation planning.
    • Century Link (US) Senior Team and Ex Co level coaching for succession and business re-structuring and integration.
    • Chevron (US,UK & Middle East) – Delivering, in partnership with the CEO & Board an OD Strategy and Evaluate Board and coach executive leadership development.

    Psychometrics Offered

      Other Psychometrics Offered

      Psychometric & Diagnostic Tools.
      • Full suite of Hogan Accreditation. Global Licenses.
      • Saville and Holdsworth Licenses held for full range of proprietary psychometric instruments. UK, Europe & US License.
      • Watson-Glaser WG2. Global License.
      • IPT, Intercultural Preference Tool. North America and EMEA Licenses.
      • TMS, Firo-B and MBTI accreditations. Global Licenses.
      • Ravens IQ. Global License.
      • Thomas-Kilmann Conflict handling Accreditation. Global License.
      • Kolbe Index. Global License.
      • Birkman Test. Global License.

      Undergraduate Qualifications

      Professional Coaching Affiliations.
      • Association of Coaching (UK)
      • European Mentoring and Coaching Council. (Europe)
      • International Coaching Federation-Master Coach (Singapore Chapter)
      • World Association of Business Coaches.(Global)
      • Marshall-Goldsmith Coaching & GLA 360 Assessment (US & Global).
      Masters in Learning Psychology.
      PhD in Organization Change.

      Postgraduate Qualifications

      Post Doctoral studies in OD & Change.

      Other Qualifications

      See detail above. Thank you.

      My Professional Memberships


      • Association for Coaching (AC)
      • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
      • European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC)
      • International Coaching Federation (ICF)