Need help to build a highly effective team?

You are facing a lot of risk. Maybe your business is scaling, merging, or re-setting.

And whether you are a chief executive, Head of Function, programme manager, or leading across boundaries with other organisations, you know that success depends on the effectiveness of the team around you.

How do you measure up against these 11 questions?

You want help to get everyone aligned behind the  behaviours, ways of working, and structure needed to nail your operational challenges and give legs to your strategic ambitions.

You also know this could be wasted effort without defining the kind of team you need to become in service of your staff, clients and wider stakeholders, and establishing firm foundations of psychological safety, purpose, and consistently lived values.

This takes work, nurture, and periodic review. Together.

Why us?

“Superbly creative, original and professionally executed with good humour. It did exactly what was needed for the team at its current early stage of maturity. It has given the execs a language and set of principles that we can build on.”  Chief Operating Officer, Investment Bank”

We are a network of very experienced associates from a wide range of leadership backgrounds. Many have led at senior levels, often in high consequence settings.

Our approach is a little unconventional. Inquiry-based, experiential, and without bullshit. You won’t get much PowerPoint or dodgy psychometrics from us. Read more about how we work here.

Working around the UK and specialising in amazing Scottish spaces. Indoors and outdoors.

Call now on +44 7776 153 428 or email me at

Our work together will be caring, challenging, and creatively unforgettable!

Dave Stewart
Founder & Chief Executive
The Fresh Air Leadership Company

What we do

Fresh Air Business Micro-Adventures

Exclusive, bespoke TEAM WALKS and open, free BUSINESS WALKS

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Leadership Challenge & Support

Sounding Board. Coaching. Mentoring. Facilitation. Red Teaming. Holding to Account.

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Leadership Journeys

Hotel-hopping leadership journeys through amazing landscapes

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Team Walkshops

Inspirational team conversations, outdoors and close to home

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Team Decelerators

Single-site residential programmes in amazing places

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Team Missions

Unforgettable experiences that accelerate trust and collaboration

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We can help if you are…

Building teams that need trust and connection

Worried about stale thinking and loss of momentum

Driving for growth and need leaders to step up

Fed up with dull training and away-days that don’t deliver

Hungry for experiences that move bodies, hearts, and minds

Short on time, and big on ambition

Case Studies

A discovery and development trek for senior healthcare leaders though the Scottish Highlands.

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A bank Exco's rapid induction programme as a mountain rescue team in the Scottish Highlands.

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Kick starting digital transformation for an international publishing company.

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Energising an Energy company's leadership team around a fresh ambition and roadmap.

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A board's strategy-defining journey into the future. Dragons and all!

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Engaging the wider team. Tapping into insights and needs.

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A New Forest journey to gold standard for a reshaped FTSE-100 Exco.

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“Fresh Air Leadership tailored an inspirational programme that totally delivered. It was about real life, changed human behaviour - self-belief for our senior leaders to believe in themselves and in the power of personal development.”

HR Director, Health Sector