Julia Foster-Turner MBA, PG Cert. Ed.

MBTI and FIRO B Practitioner

Julia is Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Management and Course Leader for the MSc Management in Health and Social Care, a course on which she teaches both in the UK and Hong Kong. Her management experience has been accumulated over number of years, developing and running services in mental health and learning disabilities and later in higher education, working for the past three years as Director of Consultancy and Coaching at the London Centre for Leadership in Learning at the Institute of Education, University of London.

With particular skills and experience in leadership, organisational development and coaching within the health and education sector, Julia has developed and run practice focussed academic programmes such PG Certificate in Mentoring and Coaching, PG Certificate in (Process) Consultancy, both at the IOE; a Leadership and Management in Change and Improvement module (run in partnership with the London Deanery) and is currently leading modules on Leadership in Health and Social Care and Human Resource Management module here at Oxford Brookes. Julia has also created leadership and coaching training courses for a variety of organisations both in the UK and internationally. She has experience as a coach trainer and verifier with the National College and has experience in coaching supervision at the Institute of Education, University of London and for coaches in development on the MA Coaching and Mentoring at Oxford Brookes.

Julia also has considerable experience in course curriculum development, validation and external evaluation, the latter most recently undertaken in relation to the Darzi Fellowship for Clinical Leadership.

External Examining

Recently appointed Academic External Examiner for the FGDP(UK) Postgraduate Certificate in Mentoring in Dentistry programme.

Member of Professional Body

Invited Member of the Association for Professional Executive Coaching and Supervision (APECS)

Publications include 


Stoll L, Foster-Turner J and Glenn M (2010) Mind Shift: An evaluation of the NHS London 'Darzi' Fellowshipd in Clinical Leadership Programme. London: London Deanery.

Foster-Turner J H (2009) Coaching and Mentoring ensuring quality. Professional Development Today.11 2. 26-28

Foster-Turner J H (2009) Focus Groups. In Neal J (ed) Research Methods in Health and Social Care. London Palgrave

Foster-Turner J H (2007) Coaching and Management Education, Teaching News Issue 2, Semester 2.

Foster-Turner J H (2006) Coaching and Mentoring in Health and Social Care, Oxford: Radcliffe

Julia Foster-Turner