Christopher Cooke – Director 5 Deep Limited UK
Christopher’s Personal Biography:
An international senior manager, consultant, coach, confidante, counsellor, trainer and qualified engineer, with over 20 years experience in pioneering and supporting personal and organisational change.
Christopher’s curiosity about what is truly possible for individuals, teams, organisations, communities and countries provides him with a passionate capacity to engage the real issues using elegantly simple approaches that are aligned with the ‘Natural Systems’ that support the continued emergence of all life.
Christopher’s specialism in ‘Natural Systems Thinking’, is highly appreciated by clients across a wide range of Public, Private, Profit and Voluntary Sectors. He has become widely recognised for his interest and ability to support innovation in thought, effective decision making and the development of practical approaches to complex large-scale organisational and societal change. He believes that he is in the business of discovering how to co-create ‘learning habitats’ in which individuals, organisations, communities, and nations can make better quality decisions.
Through his links with the Spiral Dynamics Group – Texas, Christopher has access to large scale initiatives and maintains a significant advisory role for a global network of Whole System Thinking and Change expertise. Christopher’s pioneering application of Spiral Dynamics Integral was recognised in May 2001 with the Award of a level 3 certification and then in 2003 when he was awarded the Clare W Graves award for ‘Ethical and Innovative Leadership’ – Texas May 2003.
Christopher holds a Masters Degree in Managing Change awarded through Sheffield Hallam Business School and The Centre for the Study of Change. He also holds an HND in Mechanical and Production Engineering and a BA in Environmental Monitoring and Control through the Open University. Christopher is a Member of the Institute of Water Officers, an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management, Member of Institute of Directors, and a Member of the International NLP Trainers Association.