Cliff Penwell

Having lived in five countries and taught in 15, Cliff is an expert in cross-cultural dynamics. For the past 15 years he has specialized in facilitating change processes and offering leadership training and “train-the-trainer” programs in organizations ranging from governmental agencies to social change groups and large church organizations.

Cliff bases his coaching practice—and his life’s work—on providing a safe and deep sense of welcome for what is true, but often hidden, in each of us. As an editor for over 30 years, Cliff has helped shape the voice of many leading thinkers and writers around the world. His background includes teaching leadership skills, coaching and mentoring, consensus-based facilitation and dialogue. He travels widely, offering large-systems organizational interventions, coaching, and leadership development work.

Cliff holds an MA in English from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and is a certified Shadow Work coach.