Leadership Expert | Start With Why Facilitator and Igniter
Peter Docker is passionate about enabling people to be extraordinary. An igniter and implementation specialist who works on Simon Sinek’s “Start with Why” team, Docker teaches leaders and organizations how to harness the power of WHY to do extraordinary things. He illustrates his insights by drawing on examples from his previous flying, military, and industry career to explain principles that can be applied in any business.
Docker has worked with Sinek since 2011, helping organizations harness the power of WHY to create extraordinary cultures and sustainable high performance. He is globally recognized as the “HOW” guy to Sinek’s “WHY”. In 2017, Docker co-authored Find Your Why: A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team along with Sinek and David Mead. This step-by-step guide on how to discover your WHY is available across the world in 23 languages.
A trained leadership consultant and executive coach, Docker’s commercial and industry experience has been at the most senior levels in sectors including oil and gas, construction, mining, pharmaceuticals, banking, television, film, media, manufacturing, and services — across 84 countries.
Docker previously served as a Royal Air Force senior officer and a force commander during combat flying operations, and has seen service across the world. His career has spanned from a professional pilot, to leading an aviation training and standards organization, teaching post-graduates at the UK’s Defence College, and flying the British Prime Minister around the world. Docker has led multi-billion-dollar international procurement projects and served as a crisis manager and former international negotiator for the UK government.