Craig McLaren

Craig McLaren

Craig has had a 32 year career with Multinationals, the last 17 as a senior executive with significant emerging market experience, giving him a rich history and experience of working cross cultures.  This has been followed by 4 years of executive coaching and leadership culture consultancy, including Advisor to Lifescience, startups and business owner (medical distribution in UAE)

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Craig coaches in English and also speaks some Arabic.

Specialist Areas

Leading High Performance Teams, Negotiation Skills, Performance Management, Facilitation Skills, Change Management, Conflict Management, Coaching Skills, Communication Skills for Managers, Cultural Diversity, Strategic Planning

Corporate Experience

Craig has spent 32 years working in multinational companies in the medical, consumer and pharmaceutical sectors.  This includes 25 years with Johnson & Johnson (J&J), the last 17 years of which was at Managing Director or VP level.


2014 - Associate Certified Coach (The Forton Group)
1982 - Degree/ Diploma in Commerce from Napier University (Edinburgh)