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 | Systemic Team Coach | Organisation Development

Robert Farndell

Robert draws on his experience from the engineering industry, the IT industry, the world of banking, and his life exp...
Executive and Leadership Coach

Thegan Govender

Thegan is an accomplished executive leadership coach, consultant, and former nuclear executive. With a dynamic and in...
Executive Coach

Simphiwe Mbonambi

Simphiwe Mbonambi is a certified coach with a global outlook and a solid track record at executive level. With nearly...

Karen Grant

If you’re in the midst of a crisis, navigating a transition period at work, a critical milestone in your life, or sim...
Executive Leadership and Business coach| Neuro-agility Profile™ and Emotional Intelligence Competencies™ assessment| Team coach| DEI

Arthi Rabikrisson

Arthi believes that in this dynamic world, we can find balance through empathy, encouragement and boosting agility. T...
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...