Meet the team

Alexander is led by a powerful team of world-class coaches who have all been successful leaders themselves.

John Ainley

CEO, Partner, Advisor & Coach

John’s deep experience of working at the very top of global companies, combined with his extensive coaching skills and experience, have made him a highly sought after coach for CEOs, boards and leadership teams.

Becky Falkingham

Partner, Advisor & Coach

Becky has been coaching CEOs and executives for over 15 years.

Her mix of natural empathy, strong business insight and psychological understanding enable clients to make significant shifts in their leadership and successfully navigate challenging business contexts.

Philip Goldman

Partner, Advisor & Coach

One of the original trailblazers behind coaching in the UK, Philip has been with The Alexander Partnership since its inception in the 80s.

Phil Houghton

Partner, Advisor & Coach

With over 25 years coaching experience, Phil is a deeply experienced leadership coach; partnering C-Suite executives, leadership teams and senior leadership groups internationally. He has gained a significant reputation for accelerating the development of senior leadership teams, shaping executive career transitions, and enabling culture change and development – across multiple sectors.

Francesca Lanza Tans

Partner, Advisor & Coach

Francesca brings tremendous experience of coaching the C-suite, partners, boards and executives across many industries, with a particular focus on professional and financial services, technology and media companies, spanning all geographies.

Jill Pett

Partner, Advisor & Coach

Jill has extensive experience of coaching senior executives and top teams in complex, challenging and diverse environments – across multiple disciplines and industries.

Lloyd Wigglesworth

Partner, Advisor & Coach

Lloyd has led many UK companies as CEO and he brings that insight into his coaching. He coaches executives who want to be challenged and stretched to become world class leaders.