Leanne is head of delivery excellence for Axialent in the North America region. She has worked as an executive consultant, coach, team coach, coach supervisor and facilitator for 18 years since 1998. Leanne has led a wide variety of change initiatives and diverse teams in the corporate, public and voluntary sector. Her clients include Microsoft, Cisco, Pinterest, BNP Parabas, HSBC, AstraZeneca, SapientNitro, British Gas Business, Gazprom, Sackers LLB, CapGemini, Bespoke Foods Ltd, Ceroc UK, Bupa, the Metropolitan Police, Ministry of Defence, Greenpeace, RAPt, LVSC and Hope Worldwide.
During her corporate career, Leanne held a variety of jobs including banking and consultancy for Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank, senior media planner for McCann Erickson and Faulds Advertising, and qualitative researcher for The Planning Partnership. In the voluntary sector, Leanne worked in learning and development and talent development for various charities, and consulted for a range of organizations such as London Voluntary Services Council, Hope Worldwide, Greenpeace and the Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust.
Leanne is also an accredited coaching supervisor and is the Asia-Pacific director of one of the leading coaching supervision training organizations, the Coaching Supervision Academy. She works with them to set standards and good practice in coaching and facilitation across Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.
Leanne holds a master’s degree in education and has postgraduate degrees in community education, counseling approaches and psychosynthesis counseling. Accredited as an executive coach by the Association for Coaching United Kingdom, she is certified in organization and relationship systems coaching, leadership embodiment coaching and has a diploma in coaching supervision. She is accredited in Hogan and Life Styles Inventory™ (LSI) psychometric assessments.
Her approach is eclectic and integrative due to her 30 years of studying and working in human development. She uses both leading-edge methodologies as well as sound research-based traditional approaches on how individuals, teams, organizations and industries develop and change. She is both pragmatic and intuitive in her approach, recognizing the opportunities and challenges of working in times of exponential change, and she focuses on getting to the bottom line. She attributes this to her antipodean roots.
Leanne is originally from New Zealand. She has lived and worked in New Zealand, Australia, Germany, England, Scotland and currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.