Pete Lindsay

Pete Lindsay

Performance Psychologist and Former Head of Psychology at the English Institute of Sport

Whether he’s consulting for Michelin starred chefs, senior executives from tech start-ups or leaders from FTSE 100’s, Pete specialises in “problem cleaning” and performance enhancement to get swift results. He has a strong background in sport and currently works with a Premier League Football Club as Performance Psychologist.

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Prior to launching Mindflick®, Pete was Head of Psychology at the English Institute of Sport and supported teams from Formula 1, professional football and individual Olympians.

Pete holds an Education Master of Science (MSc) from Sheffield Hallam University. He has held positions at the University of Derby and Sheffield Hallam University.

His work in the Olympic sphere saw him work closely with the GB Boxing team, which was the most cost effective sport in terms of medals to investment at London 2012. Pete has also worked with British Gymnastics, Professional Snooker, and is currently Team Psychologist for a leading Formula 1 team.

In addition to his work in the sporting arena Pete is bringing relevant tools and techniques to the business world. Developed at a young age, Pete’s fascination with problem solving has driven him to explore cutting edge approaches to developing change in individuals, teams and organisations. Exploring contemporary thinking in problem formation and resolution has provided Pete with the tools to facilitate change quickly and effectively.

Pete has previously worked within the financial sector as an Analyst working in encryption, and has led consultancy teams within academic institutions.

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