About Personal Leadership

Personal Leadership is a discovery and development programme produced by Performance Management Systems and The Performance Learning Company. The content was predominantly created by Bob Gibbon, a qualified teacher, coach and NLP Master Practitioner. It is designed to boost your wellbeing and performance, deepening your personal discovery through coaching and enabling you to determine clear actions to take your life forward as you want it to be.

You can find out more about us below.


Bob Gibbon

Director, The Performance Learning Company

Bob specialises in high-level interventions that achieve high performance results, either as an executive coach (helping senior leaders maximise their performance in an uncertain world), a strategic facilitator (helping businesses create sustainable competitive advantage), or a teacher (designing and delivering innovative leading-edge leadership development programmes).

He brings over 25 years’ international industrial experience working in world-leader engineering businesses, with 10 years at regional or divisional CEO level where he was effectively executive chairman of around 50 SMEs across the world, serving a breadth of industries and ranging in turnover from around £2m to £50m.

Between 2007 and 2009, Bob led the National Skills Academy for Manufacturing which raised training standards and introduced innovative learning programmes. These programmes helped UK manufacturing SMEs to increase profits by more than £50m over a 2-year period.

Bob is a chartered engineer, an honorary fellow of Brunel University, a past Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor and has served as an associate fellow at both Warwick University and Kingston Business School. He holds professional qualifications in teaching, coaching and facilitation, and has trained to practitioner level or above in NLP, Breakthrough and Theory of Constraints.


Throughout his career, Bob has been a strong advocate of leadership, people development and learning forward as a fundamental foundation for helping businesses reach and sustain market leadership. Using this experience, he has developed the Performance Leadership Framework© which seeds leadership excellence throughout the organisation and enables any business to tap into its full potential.

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Jonathan Gibbon

Director, Performance Management Systems

Jonathan is an EMCC accredited team coach at foundation level, as well as a DiSC certified trainer and mental fitness coach. He has facilitated a number of successful workshops and coaching and training programmes throughout his career, and has supported successful annual business transformation programmes run by The Performance Learning Company.


In previous roles as an accomplished customer-facing Account and Project Manager, Jonathan worked in the environmental sector for a decade at Keep Britain Tidy and Valpak. He provided expertise to national and multinational companies, including Arla Foods, Bunzl and IKEA, helping them comply with environmental legislation and supplying waste and recycling services. He has worked with a number of local authorities and contractors to measure, advise and improve street cleanliness, and has presented behaviour change and campaign initiatives at events held by organisations including the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) and Westminster Briefing. Jonathan also represented England as a member of the Clean Europe Network in Brussels.

In addition, Jonathan is the co-founder of the Billericay Litter Pickers voluntary community group and he writes stories and poems for children. He is passionate about wanting to help people gain clarity and improve performance in pursuit of their goals.

Performance Management Systems creates, coaches and teaches programmes and systems that enable people to shift their mindset, develop their skillset and build a practical toolset to advance their performance. Our focus is on the three pillars of wellbeing, leadership and teaming. You can find out more at www.pmsystems.co.uk.