Joanne Lum


  • Leadership Development
  • Building Resilience and Wellbeing
  • Career Progression and Transition
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Influencing and Relationship Building
  • Organisational Consulting
  • Coach and HR Professional Development


With a background in the social sciences and psychotherapy Joanne has proven skills and expertise in psychology and sociology which enable her to have insights and understanding into human motivation, behaviour and organisational systems. With 20 years’ experience as a consultant leadership coach and facilitator, Joanne has worked across a number of industries, including legal, manufacturing, financial, property, retail, health and pharmaceutical sectors. She applies a number of modalities including, positive psychology, integral theory, emotional intelligence, systems theory and process work to support individuals and organisations to improve their performance and achieve outstanding business outcomes.

Her achievements include:

  • The successful design and delivery of an emotional intelligence/managing change program to a major pharmaceutical company as part of an ongoing leadership development program.
  • Working with the SMG Team to pitch, design and deliver a culture change program with a telecommunications Company.

Her passion and experience working in leadership development, coupled with her qualifications in social work and somatic psychotherapy, enable a  safe and trusting space  for  individuals and teams to build their capabilities and skills that will  generate optimum performance.


  • Bachelor of Arts and Social Science (Mitchell College of Advanced Education), now Charles Sturt University
  • Bachelor of Social Work and Social Policy, University of Sydney
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment (TAE)
  • Certificate in Somatic Psychotherapy
  • Accredited Life Styles Inventory (LSI) practitioner
  • Leadership Maturity Framework & Profile, with Dr Susanne Cook-Greuter
  • CCL Benchmarks Accreditation
  • Integral Coaching Training levels 1 &2 (Integral Coaching Canada).
  • The Leadership Circle Accreditation


Iyengar yoga, community work, theatre, reading, travelling with her husband and spending leisure time with family and friends.


“Reflecting on the course over the last few days I’ve realised how much I have gained from the whole experience. I have now decided to do some additional reading on self-development with Joanne’s guidance and for me that is significant, as I have been very sceptical of such things in the past.”

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