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Joanne is a personable, professional leadership coach with a wide range of business experience demonstrating focused delivery through managing situations and inspiring people.

A former employee of Network Rail (NR) – the UK rail Infrastructure Company, she was most recently the Finance and Commercial Director for a start-up subsidiary of NR. Joanne was a member of the senior executive team, responsible for all financial and commercial matters as well as developing and implementing the marketing and communications strategy. She started coaching 7 years ago and believes that, as our people are our biggest asset, we need to develop and support them so they are engaged and happy, delivering to the best of their ability every day. As a result she is committed to supporting and encouraging people as individuals, through coaching, to be great leaders.

For a one page pdf copy of Joanne's CV, please click here.


Joanne coaches in English and also speaks French

Specialist Areas

Business Coaching, Emotional Intelligence, Stakeholder Management, Change Management, Event Management and Facilitation, Programme Management, Commercial Management, Financial Management and Influencing. Developing Leadership capabilities, Support through Career transitions, getting the best out of teams, Delivering the day job, Work life balance

Corporate Experience

The Rail Industry


Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Coaching Levels 1 to 3 of the Certified Leadership Coaching Programme with The Forton Group – 2007 to 2008 Train the Trainer Course to deliver Coaching for Success (now known as Ignite) with the Forton Group – 2008 Emotional Capital Report (ECR) and ECR360 Certification, with Roche Martin - 2013 Professional Leadership Coach, The Coaches Journey, with The Forton Group (June 2014) Higher Education Senior Leadership Programme – Postgraduate Award in Strategic Leadership, Warwick University - 2007 Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, studied at Leeds Polytechnic and BPP - Qualified August 1998 Other Education Intensive French Courses, with Dialogue, in Spa, Belgium – 2000 to 2003 Advanced Levels: 4 subject; Geography, Economics, Art and General Studies and 1 ‘S’ Level in Geography Ordinary Level: 9 subjects including Maths and English