Peter M Sharp  

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Peter's Profile

Peter Sharp

BSc PGCE DipEd CertEdPsych MA CPsychol CSci AFBPsS

Health, Wellbeing, Social Care and Education Consultant, Chartered Psychologist, Chartered Scientist and trying to apply psychology and science to improving people's lives. 

Helping others to be the best they can be in health and social care.

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Peter is a successful leader and senior manager, now offering consultancy and interim support to the health, care and education sectors.

Former Head of Wellbeing at Cordis Bright Consulting 

Cordis Bright provides consultancy, research and performance improvement services. Our work is focused on children's services, youth justice, adult social care, public health, community healthcare & the independent sector.

Our clients include:

  • Central government departments & agencies
  • Local authorities & regional bodies
  • Independent sector providers
  • Schools, early years settings & children's centres
  • Health bodies & health trusts
  • Regulators

Formerly CEO of the Centre for Workforce Intelligence (CfWI)[1] focused on improving workforce planning for the NHS and social care. Also director of wellbeing within Mouchel management consultancy. He has extensive successful experience in health, social care, education and children’s services, and for the last decade consultancy experience at senior levels within health, local authorities and central government. He successfully led the Mouchel team responsible for the winning £25m tender for the CfWI with the Department of Health, in partnership with Manchester Business School, in 2009. Peter is a chartered psychologist and a chartered scientist and an associate fellow of the British Psychological Society, and was formerly the chief psychologist in Southampton, where he was responsible for citywide initiatives on emotional literacy, mental health, anger management, learning and achievement, SEN, reducing exclusions, and promoting inclusion. 

[1] Click for a very short video explaining, in a nutshell,what the CfWI does.

Working in partnership with people to help improve people's lives

Aiming to be:

  • Collegiate
  • Cooperative
  • Collaborative
  • Compassionate
  • Caring


  • Successful leadership and management at executive and director level in health and social care for 20+ years
  • Contributing to national health policy and strategy for 12+ years on health, education and social care
Recent assignments:
  • Independent expert review of the circumstances of a young patient’s death and the responsiveness of each relevant organisation
  • Strong track record of bidding, winning and delivering work (£30m+ in the last 11 years).
  • Care Council for Wales: Workshop for leaders on Horizon Scanning and Workforce Planning
  • Organisational culture consultant focused on developing high performing teams and high reliability organisations. Leading and managing workforce and organisational development in large organisations.
  • Experienced change management and transformation consultant to health organisations (national, regional and local), local authorities, schools and government departments.
  • Experienced executive coach for senior leaders ~ including 3 years with a London borough judged then as ‘outstanding’.
  • Champion for children and families as a clinician, manager and leader at local, regional and national levels – recently working with Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health and Royal College of Nursing.
  • Successful author, speaker and consultant on leadership and management, emotional literacy, anger management, long-term strategic thinking, planning, transform-ation and improving outcomes.
  • Special educational needs, inclusion, multi-agency working, child development knowledge, skills, and experience.
  • Invited to join Who’s Who for 2014 edition.