David Dean – Principal Psychologist


Bright Sparks Coaching in Cambridge showcases principal consultant David Dean, as our award winning Work & Coaching Psychologist. We specialise in many areas of business, professional development, and career transitions. In conjunction with coaching for personal & professional performance and organisational learning.

David has enjoyed & rich and varied career within psychology, organisational learning, industry and business. David is justifiably proud to supporting many professional people including international managers, executives, scientists, teachers and directors. Plus many many more across the career stage/experience spectrum. david creates an exciting environment to develop and achieve fulfilling careers. Whilst engaging in more sustainable and meaningful professional development.

Moreover David is delighted to work with a number of diverse organisations and people. Including as Lancaster University Business School and Manchester University Business School as a MBA consultant and career development coach.

Vision & Purpose for Bright Sparks Coaching (Cambridge)

As professional psychologist, David’s sole objective is to help people create the clarity and to provide the vision necessary for agile and strategic career, business & professional development. The goal is to support growth, enhance performance for sustainable and measurable change. Whether from an personal, professional or organisational perspective.

Our many and varied clients are very successful people and professionals, new managers/leaders, business start-up’s & business owners, MBA students and people who want to fine tune their career management strategies. Clients rightly demand an evidenced based service from a coaching psychologist with a proven track record of success.

Clearly David’s reward is to coach & develop clients in partnership, to help them re-engage and transform their careers. Support growth and lead happier more productive lives both at home and at work. Moreover, David is passionate about ensuring that psychology is deciphered for all to enjoy and understand. As a result focussing upon client needs and objectives with clarity and precision.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Coaching Psychologist
  • MBA Development Coaching
  • Business & Executive Development Coaching
  • Personal Coaching
  • Home based working development coach, tutor and research expertise
  • Cognitive Behavioural Mindfulness
  • Career Transition Coaching, Onboarding & Outplacement
  • Learning & development consultant & business/workplace business tutor
  • Workplace Psychology lecturing and coaching for young entrepreneurs & business students
  • Supporting charitable & third sector organisations to measure client learning & progression


  • BSc Hons Psychology  (2004)
  • MSc Occupational Psychology (Merit 2008)
  • MSc Ecology Kent University (1997)
  • PTTLS teaching certificate  (2010)
  • NCFE Advanced Counselling Skills and Practice
  • Member of British Psychological Society
  • Founder Member of BPS Special Group of Coaching Psychology
  • Principle Member – Association of Business Psychology
  • Member International Society of Coaching Psychology




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