Dr. Doug MacKie is an academically orientated business psychologist and executive coach specialising in the assessment and development of executive capability. With over 25 years' experience as an applied psychologist and four degrees in psychology, including a doctorate in strength-based leadership coaching and its effects on transformational leadership, Doug has worked with top 100 companies both in the UK and Australia.
Doug MacKie has taken on a leadership role in the development of the coaching industry, presenting at international conferences and publishing in leading journals on the importance of effective evaluation and assessing ROI in coaching engagements. He is a past participant on the Australian Psychological Society's Strategic Leaders Program and was a member of the Standards Australia Committee for the Guideline for Coaching in Organisations.
Having completed the largest controlled trial to date on the effects of strength based coaching on transformational leadership behaviour, the focus of Strengths-based Leadership Coaching, Doug MacKie's research was shortlisted for the BPS practitioner of the year award in 2013.