Prof Caro Bainbridge

coach | consultant

As the world evolves, organisations and individuals need to keep pace by
creating space and time for the changes that we need to see.

Caro Bainbridge has worked with a psychological focus for over 25 years. She is a fully qualified coach registered with The Eco-Leadership Institute. She trained as an organisational consultant at the Tavistock & Portman, and she is a member of the International Society for the Psychoanalysis of Organisations (ISPSO). She is Emeritus Professor of Culture and Psychoanalysis at Roehampton University and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA). She is also a Founding Scholar of the British Psychoanalytic Council, and a Research Associate at the Freud Museum London.


As a coach, Caro works with both individuals and teams to develop authentic leadership and to explore how we work today in ever more complex networks.


As a consultant, she provides leadership training, research insights, and cultural change management programmes, bringing a unique listening ear. What goes unspoken often reveals a place to begin.

research insights

Caro offers cultural insights and research consultancy services focused on social/team dynamics, emotions, digital life, and experiences of media and technology.

“It is a joy to be hidden,
and a disaster not to
be found.”

– psychoanalyst, Donald Woods Winnicott

creativity, collaboration, and critical change are Caro’s watchwords

Caro brings a creative edge to her work, using her skills as an expert facilitator to spark her projects into life. She is alive to the dynamics at work in diverse settings, and is adept at putting people at ease with her approachable and personable style.

Caro is a widely published writer with a track record of international speaking engagements and media consultancy. She lives by the sea in the northwest and happily travels for work.

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