Dr. Nicholas Beecroft is a Strategic Advisor, Executive Coach and Military Psychiatrist with 25 years’ experience coaching CEOs, Fund Managers, Senior Partners and Top Teams on deals, decisions, new ventures, strategy, pitches, leadership, relationships and performance enhancement. He challenges visionary Leaders and Entrepreneurs with his Devil's Advocate process to help them succeed by thoroughly testing their business proposition, leadership team, deals, decisions and strategy and getting them ready to raise investment. His King's Speech process rigorously prepares them to pitch. He works with investors to optimise their decision making with rigorous Devils' Advocate testing of potential investments. He facilitates leaders, investors and decision makers to take high value, high risk, high reputation decisions with his unique Decision Facilitation process. He facilitates deals as a trained Commercial Mediator. Nicholas is a master at asking powerful questions. He coaches leaders to get clarity, maximise performance, generate new ideas, improve relationships, resolve conflicts and improve leadership. He bring things to a head, gets to the bottom of things, overcomes obstacles and stimulates breakthroughs. He is a pioneer in Organic Leadership- aligning the individual and organisation with human nature using a unique set of tools he has created, including Authentic Performance Measures which drive business evolution, performance, quality, transparency and culture transformation. Nicholas trained as a doctor at Guy's and St Thomas' Medical School in London. He gained a BSc in psychology at University College London. He trained as a psychiatrist at the Maudsley and Bethlem Royal Hospitals and is a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. He has an MBA from London Business School. He is accredited as a commercial mediator by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution(CEDR). After 9/11, he became an expert in the psychology of international relations and security. He is a Member of the Royal College of Defence Studies, the world's premier college of international strategic leadership. He is Founder of the Future of Western Civilization Project and author of Analyze West and the New Magna Carta.