Pollyanna is a coach, mentor, facilitator and speaker who works with leading organisations. Her purpose and passion is in helping individuals and teams to thrive, to create sustainable results aligned with their goals, and the goals and strategy of their organisation. With a strong business background, Pollyanna understands results need to be realised and measured. At 24, she co-founded a specialist IT Recruitment Consultancy in London, which grew from humble beginnings to a permanent team of 18 with 100+ consultants and an annual turnover of £11 million. Pollyanna sold her 50% share-holding in 2000 and moved back to Australia in 2002.
Over 16 years’ experience working with emerging to senior leaders and C-Suite Executives, supporting them to achieve their personal and professional goals, has included: leading through change; high-performing teams; developing leadership skills,impact and presence; leadership development for technical specialists; career planning and transition; on-boarding to new roles; skills and capability uplift; influencing and communication skills, including how to have constructive/challenging conversations in a productive manner; and gender-diversity-specific coaching/development of high-potential women in organisations.