Andy Robins is an energetic and intuitive executive coach and trainer with a wealth of business experience, combined with years of Zen practice and a passion to make a difference. He was pivotal in bringing Zen leadership to the UK, serving as the Institute for Zen Leadership’s (IZL’s) Director in UK/Europe, and is coming on as IZL’s Managing Director to further the growth of Zen and Zen Leadership worldwide.
Andy spent his formative years in the Royal Navy, where he was part of the elite Portsmouth Command Field Gun Crew. On leaving, he attended University of Westminster and obtained a 1st class honor’s degree in Construction Management, after which he led teams in the construction industry, running his own business for over a decade. He also coached and taught leadership and business skills to entrepreneurs through Unlocking Potential and Executive Retreats.
Andy has taught Zen leadership programs in the US, UK and Europe, including custom programs for businesses, police officers, and outdoor programs for teens and young adults. In addition to being a Zen practitioner and instructor, he is an instructor in Zen leadership, a master practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming, a certified Yoga instructor, as well as certified in the FEBI psycho-motor assessment.