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Joanna Bown

Executive Coach

English, Afrikaans, Italian

Europe

Joanna is an experienced senior consultant and a long-standing Oxford Group coach; she resides in London, UK and coaches for across multinational industries. She has good cultural and global life experience, which adds as a differentiator in her coaching.

Business background

Joanna is an experienced business and executive coach, she has been coaching for 16 years. Prior to this, Joanna was a Senior Vice President and Corporate Banker with Citigroup in South Africa for ten years, where after she also oversaw Citibank’s CEEMEA region for regional multinational business from Brussels and London, covering 16 global multinational industries (IT, Telecom, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical, Branded Consumer) across 38 countries, for some months. This previous experience as a Senior VP in global international banking allows her to understand key issues in the corporate world and how they relate to clients’ business environments and organizational objectives. Prior to Citigroup, Joanna was in sales and marketing for a number of years, which today informs her networking and global connector skills.

Joanna has a successful track record working and living in South Africa; Milan, Italy; and now in London, UK, coaching senior leaders and managers to measurably improve their business results, via one on one executive, team and group coaching. She coaches in the banking, financial, auditing, insurance, manufacturing and retail sectors, focusing on transformational and culture change, organizational development and coaching leaders towards obtaining deliverable results.

Joanna brings both a challenging and supportive approach, linked to a path towards purpose and meaning, to her client’s coaching process, and complies with the global ICF code of ethics.

Areas of expertise

Business, leadership and transition coaching linked to the client’s organizational objectives, to embody leadership and sustainable behaviour change.

Transition and culture change coaching; senior manager to leadership coaching; women in leadership coaching; career exit coaching; leadership development coaching.

Organizational transformation, strategy and culture change, facilitation of coaching skills

Education and professional memberships

Master level Integral Coach trained with USA New Ventures West and the University Of Cape Town, SA, Centre for Coaching, including six Mastery modules.

Master Certified Coach (MCC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF) with over 2500 hours of coaching.

Advanced Enneagram assessment, MBTI Level 1 assessment, and Hogan assessment practitioner.

Systemic Constellations used to clarify business outcomes, both one on one and with leadership teams (Advanced).

Somatic (body) intelligence coaching work, via Leadership Embodiment, levels 1 & 2 Member of ICF global, ICF UK and NVW, USA Centre for Coaching: ACC & PCC mentor

Recent clients

Anglo American, Barclays, Deloitte, EBRD, Luxottica, Mercer, Rabobank, SAP, Adidas, Bombardier, Canon, Sanofi, EasyJet, Astra Zeneca