Backdrop Leadership Group

Consultancy, Coaching & Mentoring – ‘Putting your aims centre stage’

ServicesWe Offer

Welcome to Backdrop Leadership Group

Backdrop Leadership Group – providing consultancy, coaching and mentoring for business and education,

We put you first and listen to your needs. We want to help and support you to decide upon and deliver your professional or personal aims and goals.

We are a team of coaches, mentors and education consultants.  Most of all, however, we are humans who know the pressures of life and leadership.

We’d love to discuss your needs so that we can be one step closer to solving them with you.  Contact us now. 

Jon Gibson, Director, Executive Coach and Consultant

Executive Coaching & Mentoring Services
We provide coaching, mentoring and training that will enable you to build solutions and grow your business, school or charity.
Leadership Coaching
Education Consultancy
Our education consultancy team offer services that have impact and longevity. We work with all sectors of education and have experience working with state level projects, national education focused charities, many MATs and hundreds of schools.
Education Consultancy
Health & Wellbeing Coaching
Alongside our work with institutions, we also offer a broad programme of wellbeing and coaching support for individuals within a business or educational setting.
Wellbeing and Personal Coaching
Meet the Team
Take a moment to meet our highly qualified and experienced team of consultants, coaches and mentors. Everyone within our team displays empathy with drive and understanding with humour when working with you – basically, they’re human, just like you.
Backdrop’s team

How Would You Like To Work With Us?

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I am looking for an education consultant.
We have an excellent team of highly skilled and experienced consultants who are here to help. Call us on 0333 344 1976 or for a ‘no strings’ chat.
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I am looking for a coach or mentor.
Congratulations on considering joining millions of people who are being supported by a coach or mentor. Call us on 0333 344 1976 or for a ‘no strings’ chat.

Get In Touch

Have Some Questions?

Almost everyone can benefit from coaching or mentoring.

If you are ready to set yourself professional or personal goals, want to make a positive difference in your life (at work or at home) then the coaching and mentoring team can help you.

The short answer is yes.

The Backdrop team have a wide range of experience in mainstream, independent and special schools and have supported hundreds of settings.

Whatever your issue, we will introduce you to the right person for your needs. Contact us for an initial chat

Contacting us is one click away.


As you’d expect, the exact cost depends upon the service you need, but we will endeavour to work to your budget.

Please contact us and we will discuss your needs and give you a great cost effective quote.


'[Backdrop] worked with Khalsa Academy Trust on a strategic review for SEND processes and provision in our schools for a year long project and demonstrated his excellent knowledge of the subject, [their] ability to adapt strategies to a schools’ context and most importantly how he brings the wider staff along with his improvement agenda. [Backdrop] is highly regarded because of his integrity, hard work and relentless focus on the what’s best for children with barriers to their learning.'
- Trust Improvement Lead, Khalsa Academy Trust
'Excellent analytical support from an engaging and incisive consultant. We have already improved the accountability of HR in the workplace as a result, so that we can be sure targeted funding is used to raise student outcomes.'
- Secondary SENCO
'I have achieved ....clarity and perspective on the role, priorities and an understanding of how to be more strategic in the role.'
- Senior Leader
'An excellent process. Challenging but very supportive. Lots of new ideas, even when we are doing very well, we could do better. Areas to improve made clear. Professional dialogue and deep questioning. Thorough understanding of my two tiny schools and our unique processes gained over the day. A good experience.'
- Executive Headteacher, First School
"[Backdrop] was excellent – very easy to work with, humorous and insightful – thanks."
- Headteacher, Middle School