Nigel Cumberland

Co-Founder, Silk Road Partnership

Nigel Cumberland

‎‎‎Silk Road Partnership


Nigel Cumberland is the co-founder of the Silk Road Partnership, a leading global provider of executive coaching and leadership training solutions to some of the world's leading organizations.

Previously, Nigel held multinational managing director and finance director positions with various UK and European multinationals. In addition, he co-created an award-winning recruitment firm based in Hong Kong and China, which he later sold to a listed UK group.

Educated at Cambridge University, UK, Nigel is an extensively qualified executive coach and leadership training professional. With the European Mentoring & Coaching Council ("EMCC") he is one of the very few accredited coaches to the Master Practitioner Level. He is also a Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Certified Coach and was a Founding Fellow of the Institute of Coaching Professional Association, a Harvard Medical School affiliate. In 2016 he was made a Freeman of the City of London in the UK.

In addition to writing the recently published 100 Things Successful People Do: Little Exercises for Successful Living (John Murray Learning, 2017), he is the author of a large number of management and leadership books among the most recent of which are: Secrets of Success at Work: 50 Techniques to Excel (Hodder & Stoughton, 2014), Finding and Hiring Talent in a Week (John Murray Learning, 2016) and Leading Teams in a Week (John Murray Learning, 2016).



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