Joanna B. +44 (0)1628 488990

Background

Joanna’s background lies in corporate sales within the magazine industry, she was identified by ‘Media Weeks’ 30 under 30 as one to watch, she then went on to work as a Commercial Publisher on market leading global brands including Elle, New Woman, Red and Heat Magazine. She has extensive experience of account management across a diverse range of industries and as a sales director she led award winning teams through major internal restructuring, re-launching of existing brands and the launch of new brands.

Joanna then retrained and ran a successful coaching company for 6 years, before focusing on Inclusion and Diversity, and working with companies to retain and promote female talent.

Experience

Joanna is an expert on gender balance and women at work and regularly blogs and talks on issues faced by companies as they seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce.

Companies with which Joanna has worked with include Capital Group, Unilever, Oxfam, Harvest Digital, Redwood Publishing and Xerox.

FPG-Jo Barker from Full Potential Group on Vimeo.

Training/ Qualifications/ Professional memberships

  • Certified Professional Co-active Coach
  • Graduate of the Coaches Training Institute Leadership Programme
  • Authorised Facilitator of the Leadership Diagnostic Circle Diagnostic Assessment
  • Currently undertaking study in Transactional Analysis and Organisational and Related Systems Coaching
  • Advanced Coaching Diploma with the Academy of Executive Coaching Association

 

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

Marianne Williamson