Chair Bio

Iain Lindsay

South Wales and the West of England, Vistage Chair

Performance Coaching

Vistage members find that the peer advisory, performance coaching and leadership development training we provide has a profound effect on their business growth as a leader. Not surprisingly, our members soon discover that their companies also experience significant growth as a direct result of the executive leadership coaching provided by their Vistage group. Not surprisingly, our members soon discover that their companies also experience significant business growth as a direct result of the executive performance coaching provided by their Vistage group.

Iain’s first group, V51, was started in August 2001. The group is based in South Wales with members ranging from £2m to £120m in sales.

In April 2003 Iain succeeded Tony Shadforth, the UK’s best practice chair, as Chairman of Key 202. V52, covering Glos/Bristol/Worcs/Wilts started in early 2004.  He is 55 and is married to Barbara from South Africa. They have three children: Michael, Robyn and Pippa. Iain plays at Cotswold Hills Golf Club near Cheltenham.

With Vistage you recharge your thinking, learn from fellow CEOs, count on trusted & confidential advice and seize opportunities for immediate results. Find out more about why Vistage works 

Types of Group run by this Chair

Successful leaders combine good business sense with inspiration, guidance and unwavering authority. Connect with up to 16 peers from a diverse range of non-competitive businesses and backgrounds in this one-of-a-kind peer advisory and executive leadership development program.

The Vistage Chief Executive Program creates a unique environment that provides each member with individual insight, coaching, strategies and leadership skills to help you make better decisions and achieve better results for your company. Harness the power of a group of fellow executives all driven to do the best for themselves and their peers.

We tailor each Vistage private advisory group to ensure that each member get the maximum benefit possible.

We have specific groups for CEOs/MDs running larger SME business (typically £3-£50m); executives running smaller businesses (typically £1-3m); key executives who report to a CEO/MD; and for organisations that wish to bring Vistage inside their organisation for all their senior management team. Find out more about the different Vistage group offerings

Designed to help results-driven key executives build leadership skills and bring new thinking, new ideas and new strategies to the table - in a trusted peer group environment.

The Vistage Key Executive Program empowers you to become a stronger asset to your CEO and team. Benefit from sharing a peer group perspective, expert insights and executive coaching to give you with the knowledge, strategic thinking and confidence you need for the fast-changing business environment of today’s modern organisation.

Join up to 16 successful executives from a diverse range of businesses and backgrounds and build your skills through challenging discussions, fresh perspectives on the key executive role, strategies to help your business grow, and expert guidance, learning and coaching from Vistage speakers.

We have specific groups for CEOs/MDs running larger SME business (typically £3-£50m); executives running smaller businesses (typically £1-3m); key executives who report to a CEO/MD; and for organisations that wish to bring Vistage inside their organisation for all their senior management team. Find out more about the different Vistage group offerings