Dr Andrew Atter

At a Glance

Dr Andrew Atter Managing Director, Executive Dialogue Ltd

Globally experienced at C-suite across diverse industries

Ashridge certified Coach, with an MSc in Executive Coaching

MSc(Econ) in International Relations from the London School of Economics, 

DProf Institute of Work-based Learning, Middlesex University

Over 25 years of living and working in Asia, with board level roles

Over 15 years of living and working in eastern Europe


Andrew is an Executive Coach and Board Mentor. As an experienced and certified executive coach, Andrew has worked with C-Suite executives and Boards in more than 26 countries around the world. Andrew has been coaching for over 20 years. He has testimonials from EY, Heineken, Vodafone and Pepsico.

He has held P&L responsibility and served as a Director on a listed Hong Kong company.  He holds Permanent Residency in both Hong kong and Poland.


"His approach uses a very effective combination of 360 degree feedback and ongoing situational and behavioural coaching. He is effective both in one-to-one coaching and in group situations. He is business focused and can establish trust and credibility with senior people very quickly.

I would definitely recommend Andrew as a senior level coach”.

Christophe Guile, SVP-General Manager, PepsiCo, Russia and Eastern Europe

"Andrew is a highly effective coach. He helped us become aware of our values and how we lived them. H used a results orientated approach which plays off. He was able to sustain trust with the whole team and manage ethical and professional boundaries.

I would have no hesitation in recommending Andrew as a assentor level coach". 

Duleep Aluwihare, Country Managing Partner, Ernst & Young Polska

"Since September 2012, Andrew Atter has been the Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) in the School of Business, Economics and Informatics. He is based in the Centre for Innovation Management Research. The role of the EIR is to foster and support a culture of entrepreneurship across Birkbeck, resulting in high levels of graduate employability, student/alumni engagement and faculty involvement.

Andrew is a first rate professional. I have seen this in addition to his work with the Hub, when he gives Master Class seminars to my undergraduate and postgraduate students".

Professor Helen Lawton Smith, AcSS, Professor of Entrepreneurship, Birkbeck, University of London

Career History

2011 - Present: Founder & Managing Partner, Executive Dialogue UK  

2014-Present: Founder & CEO, Pivomo Ltd, UK

2005-2008: Managing Partner, Marshall Goldsmith Partners (EE) LL; Poland

2001-2005: Managing Partner, Corporate Coaching Partners, Hong Kong

1999-2001: Vice President - Human Resources, New World Cyberbase, Hong Kong

1996-2000: Regional Director, Asia,The HayGroup, Hong kong

Professional Development & Training

In his coaching, Andrew has integrated his own experiences of organizational leadership and the boardroom with psycho-dynamic coach training and work-based learning methods. 

Andrew completed a two year Master’s degree in Executive Coach from Ashridge Business School and also contributed as a Research Fellow to the Ashridge Coaching Research Centre, co-authoring two articles and delivering a paper at the EMCC European Conference in 2010. 

Between 2012-14 he was Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Birkbeck, University of London, where he helped set up the Enterprise Hub and support University spin-outs and new business creation. Andrew received his doctorate in 2016 from Middlesex University, and received the faculty’s Research Excellence Prize. 


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