Anne Scoular

Anne Scoular

Associate Scholar

Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street


Anne founded the London-based consultancy Meyler Campbell, which trains senior leaders from around the world to coach – a key skill for 21st century leadership. 

Author of the bestselling Financial Times Guide to Business Coaching, Anne was named in the Harvard Business Review as one of the five leading experts in the world on executive coaching. She is a founding fellow of the Harvard Institute of Coaching and a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. Anne’s article 'The Leader as Coach', co-authored with Professor Herminia Ibarra, was published by Harvard Business Review in 2019, and won the Warren Bennis Prize for the top-rated HBR article on leadership for that year.

Originally a diplomat and an international banker, Anne worked on the management of change projects in Asia, North America and the UK. She worked with individuals and teams in fast-growing companies and professional service firms, before retraining mid-career as a psychologist. 

Anne's current research interests include applying insight from psychology and neuroscience to leadership development; the deep processes underlying the change that occurs in coaching and the very fast-moving field of female leadership. She is also an award-winning writer on medieval history.