About Us

Dan Newby

Executive leadership Coach and Emotional Literacy specialist

Dan is a champion for Emotional Literacy, and works with leaders, educators, and coaches worldwide. His passion is helping emotional literacy become common sense and emotions a tool for daily use. He has worked with leaders in the U.S., Germany, Italy, El Salvador, Mexico, Slovakia, UK, Singapore and Canada.  


Dan holds a bachelor’s degree in education from Drury University in the U.S. His coach training was with Newfield Network where he also studied Integral and Somatic Coaching. He is trained as a Clifton StrengthsFinder Coach through the Gallup Organization, London and holds a PCC Certification from ICF backed by more than 7000 hours of coaching.

Dan is a published author of 4 books on Emotion centred coaching and whilst this is his passion, he integrates this seemlessly into his coaching approach.


Before his work as a coach and trainer he worked 25 years in private business in roles ranging from production to CEO. From 2006 to 2012 he served as COO, CEO, and Senior Course Leader for Newfield Network Coach Training School in Boulder, Colorado. He led training for Newfield in the U.S., Europe, and Canada. He has been independent since 2012 working with individual and organizational clients in the area of emotional literacy and Emotions-Centered Coaching, a methodology he developed.

Personal History

Born in the U.S. Dan spent his elementary years in Congo, Northern Rhodesia, and Switzerland and, at 19, one year in Israel. His young and middle adult years Ihe lived in the Midwestern U.S., his father’s ancestral home. In 2006 he relocated to Colorado and since 2012 has lived in Spain. He is married to Lucy Núñez who is his partner in School of Emotions and co-author of two of his books.

Dream Team

Our Coaches

Executive and Leadership Coach | Facilitator | Team Effectiveness Specialist

Linda Aiyer

Linda believes that every one of us has inherent mastery, and her passion lies in creating the space and engaging her...
Executive business and leadership Coach

Peter Moss

Peter has primarily worked with CEOs, Executives and Senior Managers who are often facing challenges with strategic, ...
Executive leadership Coach/Transformation and inclusion specialist

Hani du Toit

Hani is a Conversational Intelligence® who also works closely with highly acclaimed international Business gurus, Mik...

Nkulu Madonko

Nkulu is a visionary, strategic individual with an exceptionally strong work ethic, passionate about helping clients ...
Executive and Leadership Coach

Jane Wilkinson

An executive leader, now Coach, who has worked in the People space for more than thirty years with experience both lo...
Executive, Life, and career coach

Abas Alhassan

Abas is an experienced professional with over 35 years corporate experience, 15 of which was at executive level. He h...