Pippa Dowding

Since the mid 1990s Pippa Dowding has been in the field of training, facilitation and executive coaching in Corporate, SME and Non-profit organizations. She has coached local and international clients in various leadership positions and her working experience in South Africa over the past 25 years include the corporate, education, hospitality, media and NGO sectors.

Her particular area of experience, curiosity and passion involves supporting and developing the intrinsic leadership of individuals, teams and organizations through innovative methodologies and processes such as Appreciative Inquiry and Appreciative Coaching, Mindfulness-based tools, Emotional Intelligence, Dialogic Principles and Integral Leadership. She is involved in facilitating large scale change interventions using the Appreciative Inquiry methodology and is currently working on longer term change interventions with leadership teams using individual and team coaching as the key processes to ensure sustainability and success.


Her key corporate client for the past 10 years has been South African Breweries Miller. Other clients include Tiger Brands; Dunlop Tyres; Media 24; Santam; Polyoak Packaging; Cape Grace Hotel; Wilderness Safari's; SA Hotspots programme; 20Twenty Bank; P & O Nedlloyd; Graduate School of Business & Shell Oil SA. 

Pippa has a Higher Diploma in Education (CTTC, 1987) and a Masters in Coaching (International Center for the Study of Coaching at Middlesex University, UK, 2005). She is accredited in using personality profiling stools (Insights and Enneagram) and Emotional Intelligence inventory assessments (ESCI).


Her current voluntary activities include her role as a Director for the Institute for Mindfulness in South Africa; a Trustee for Shambhala South Africa and a mentor at TSIBA University.

Pippa Dowding Facilitator and Executive Coach, Inward Bound Training

Pippa Dowding

Facilitator and Executive Coach, Inward Bound Training

Cape Town, South Africa

Facilitation & Strategic Planning
Career Stage
  • Fellow
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