About Coverdale


Coverdale International Ltd is a network of participant owned companies, registered in London, acting as the franchise giver and gatekeeper for the Coverdale brand and the quality of our people and services.

Founded by Ralph Coverdale in 1965, our relevance, expertise and growing global network has enabled us to work with clients in over 80 countries.   

Our core purpose is enabling people to succeed – together. This guides everything we do.

With offices in 9 countries spread across the globe, Coverdale is a truly multi-lingual and multi-cultural organisation with significant experience of delivering international leadership development programmes and transformation projects.  We draw on our expertise and resources to assemble international teams who work in partnership with clients to develop and deliver tailored programmes aligned to specific needs.

Combining this with our decentralised structure ensures that we deliver value and quality to a consistently high standard. Other benefits enjoyed by our clients include:

  • Flexibility and agility: we can respond rapidly to the local and global needs of our clients, assembling multi-national, multi-cultural and multi-lingual teams to deliver anywhere in the world.
  • Client time is spent on client work, not dealing with head office paperwork and bureaucracy
  • Minimal overheads and related costs.


All of our Consultants have extensive hands on experience gained from senior leadership roles across a broad range of industries. Our international locations are:

  • Austria
  • China
  • Czech Republic
  • France
  • Germany
  • India
  • Russia
  • United Kingdom
  • United States.

Our Core Purpose

Enabling People To Succeed – Together

This is why we exist. It is what we are about. Our whole raison d'être is to help others be successful. That is why we get up in the morning and other peoples' success is what gives us our buzz.

It guides everything we do.

Our Values

Common Offers/ Services


Organisational Development Consulting

Coverdale can provide a wide range of tailormade organisational development consultancy services to meet the specific needs of your organisation. We can help at the development, implementation and review stages, ensuring clarity and delivery in the following areas:

  • Vision and strategy
  • Values
  • Structural change
  • Change management
  • Mergers, acquisitions and organisational integration
  • Behavioural change and organisational culture



Coverdale can provide hands on professional facilitation to deliver high quality solutions and end results that will delight all stakeholders. We have significant and broad experience in facilitation across all industry sectors and issues. Examples of recent requests include:

  • Project startup
  • Project and tast delivery
  • Integrated business planning
  • Problem solving
  • Process improvement
  • Management conferences/large scale events



We offer three different types of leadership development:

Skills Development Programme:

Depending on the needs of individuals, teams and the whole organisation, we combine different leadership topics (as listed above) in order to develop and deliver bespoke, integrated programmes.

Leadership Alignment Programme:

The leaders are experienced in delivering their day-to-day business. In this programme we focus on the implementation of a value-based leadership culture, enabling the establishment of company values, the company vision and strategy, and leadership guidelines, in the day-to-day role of a leader.

Coverdale Learning Company:

Leader with strong practical experience use this group setting for experienced-based learning, learning from each other with Coverdale trainers steering the process and providing relevant leadership inputs. We offer international, tailored programmes to develop leaders with the skills and behaviours your organisation needs

Reaching Aims, Negotiating Agreements, Clarifying Conflicts:

We do not settle for transferring knowledge or giving impulses. Delegates on our courses will develop new skills in the field of working together successfully. We guarantee this with our proven method of experiential learning.

To ensure that our alumni are equipped to use their new skills immediately after the training, we work in the context of Organisational Development and Personal Development Departments of our clients.

Close alignment with the company hierarchy is necessary to ensure the transfer of the learned skills into practice - Oranisations must actively foster the application of the new skills acquired in Coverdale workshops.

We support the transfer of new skills with relevant materials, regular newsletters and the option to make us of our offer of a free one hour coaching for delegates once they are back at work.

Coverdale has experienced coaches that can provide the following tailored services:

  • Executive coaching
  • Performance improvement
  • Top team coaching
  • Team setup and development

Developing the Network

Right from the start, the development of the Coverdale network has taken a unique approach.  Each company is participant owned in the country of primary operation. There is strong co-operation between all of the different companies for the delivery of client work, consultant and product development. 

Coverdale International Ltd is a company registered in London and holds to the brand and IP on behalf of all of the companies.  Each company is licenced to deliver Coverdale products and services from Coverdale International, while at the same time holding one share and one vote on all decisions relating to the running and development of the group. 

If you are interested in establishing a Coverdale company or would like to learn more then please contact one of the Managing Directors of the existing companies.