Diane Lennard

Diane Lennard, Ph.D. is the founder of Lennard & Company, an international coaching and consulting firm specializing in experiential learning programs for leadership and professional development. She coaches executives, educators, business consultants and other professionals who want to enhance their communication skills and abilities for functioning in diverse work settings. Diane leads workshops for groups in the United States, Europe, Israel and Japan, and brings years of EXPERIENCE as a performer/theatre director, business owner, and educator to her work in corporate and educational settings. 


She is an Associate Professor of Management Communication at New York University Stern School of Business. She is the author of Coaching Models: A Cultural Perspective,

A Guide to Model Development for Practitioners and Students of Coaching (Routledge, 2010). Diane received her Ph.D. in Education and Performance Studies from Union Institute, her M.S. in Education from Bank Street College of Education, and her B.A. in Communication from Bard College. She is a member of the Association for Business Communication, International Coach Federation, Management Communication Association and Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research.

Client companies include: A&E Television Networks, American Express, Barclays Bank, Bausch & Lomb, Bayer Diagnostics, Berlitz International, Boston Consulting Group, Bozell, Bravo, Bristol-Myers Squibb, British Telecom, Cablevision Systems Corporation, Carat, Citigroup, Colgate-Palmolive Company, Dentsu, Discovery Communications, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Frank N. Magid Associates, Goldman Sachs, Guede Films, HBO, Honeywell International, JAL International Services, Japan Airlines, Japan Society, JC Penney, Lightyear Capital, L’Oreal, McGraw Hill Publishing, Merck, Monsanto, Motorola, MTV Networks, The New York Times Company, News Corporation, Nikko Hotels, Pfizer International, Polaroid, Procter & Gamble, Sard Verbinnen & Co, Seagram, Shinsei Bank, Sony Corporation, Starz Entertainment, Thomson Media, Time Warner, TNT Latin America, TV Guide, USA Network, WNYC Radio.