Julian Humphreys

Julian Humphreys PhD, MCC

Julian Humphreys is an Executive and Leadership Coach passionate about helping leaders improve their effectiveness through self-awareness, emotional intelligence, authenticity, integrity and strategic thinking.

As an experienced coach, Julian helps his clients focus on what’s important to them, providing the right balance of challenge and support. He uses 360 interviews and assessments to provide valuable insights into their strengths and opportunities for development, which then form the basis for targeted coaching. By focusing on the key factors that drive individual effectiveness and foster a positive team culture, Julian Humphreys empowers leaders to take their careers to the next level.


With over two decades of experience as an HR strategist in the tech industry, Julian brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his coaching. Since 1999, he has partnered with organizations on change and communications initiatives, holding various leadership, advisory and coaching roles. He has acted as a trusted advisor to senior leaders in finance, legal, logistics, healthcare, pharmaceutical, and professional services. Founder of one of the leading coaching journals, Philosophy of Coaching, Julian has presented original research at international coaching conferences and has created several ICF-accredited courses.


  • Executive and Leadership Coaching
  • Team Coaching
  • Leadership Training Career Transition
  • 360° and Leadership Assessments
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Facilitation


International Coach Federation − ACC, MCC Accreditation
Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC), Coaches Training Institute (CTI)
Additional training in: Organizational and Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC),
Emergent Essence Dynamics (EED), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT),
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT),
Existential Psychotherapy
PhD Education, University of Toronto