Based in London, UK, Joanna is an Integral Coach through USA-based New Ventures West and the University of Cape Town, South Africa’s Graduate School of Business’ Centre for Coaching. She is PCC accredited through the International Coach Federation (ICF) with over 2,500 hours of coaching.
Joanna has been an Executive Coach for fifteen years and operates Distinctions Executive Coaching, offering coaching services to corporate executives, senior management and leadership teams and professional individuals working on strategic, leadership, relationship and life-balance challenges and transitions. Her approach includes Integral Coaching, Leadership Development, Somatic Intelligence, Systemic Constellations for Business, Enneagram, and human behaviour creating Meaning, ensuring that she remains current in the learning of these disciplines to maintain a depth of knowledge in her coaching.
Joanna worked in Corporate Banking with Citigroup, South Africa for ten years, four years as a Senior VP overseeing Multinational clients across industry sectors. She partly managed the Multinational business segment for CEEMEA from Brussels and London for some months, covering 16 industries across 38 countries. Her previous experience as a Vice President in international banking allows her to understand key issues in the corporate world and how they relate to a corporate client’s business environment.
Areas of Expertise:
- Executive & Business 1:1 Coaching linked to the client’s business and organisational objectives, and personal goals
- Team and Group coaching
- Leadership development & management coaching, team coaching covering areas such as strategy & culture change; facilitation of coaching skills workshops
- Accredited practitioner of Enneagram, MBTI & Hogan assessment tools
- Leadership Embodiment Somatic Practice, Wendy Palmer
- Systemic Constellations for use in Business Coaching
- Assisting clients with personal and professional life transitions
Joanna’s coaching approach uses models and tools from the Integral coaching methodology, incorporating practices and self observations covering the areas of language, body and emotion, tailor made to the client’s requirements. She uses Systemic Constellations in one to one coaching, operating from her values of Presence, Awareness, Authenticity, and Purpose
C-level Executives and Director coaching, Senior Managers and Entrepreneurs
Coaching Industry Experience:
Corporate & Investment Banking, Finance & Audit, Mining, IT, Manufacturing, Engineering, Retail, Pharmaceuticals, Telecommunications, NGO’s
Anglo American, South African Breweries, SABMiller, Standard Bank, Barclays Africa, Rand Merchant Bank, Deloitte, Nedbank, FirstRand Group JD Group, Jhb Stock Exchange, SES, Luxottica, Mercer, EBRD, Rabobank, Sanofi.