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Client Director, Executive Coach

Emma Laing

For the past 22 years, Emma has worked with senior leaders in Australia and internationally offering executive and group coaching, leadership profiling, team and strategic alignment initiatives, bespoke leadership development programs and innovative cultural transformation initiatives.

Emma’s bespoke initiatives working at the individual, team, and organisational level to create sustained ongoing individual and cultural transformation. In addition to facilitation and advisory work, Emma has over 9,000 hours of coaching and leadership profiling experience, working with C-suite leaders and senior managers to facilitate greater self-awareness, clarity and capacity to move from good to great.


Emma embodies the attributes of insight, empathy, business acumen, flexibility, and credibility, combining tough with tender, and rigour with compassion to assist others to think through complex dilemmas and assist them determine the practical behaviours and required mindset shifts to embed sustained change.

Clients describe Emma’s as someone who engages genuinely, motivating and supporting them to identify and focus on achieve results. Clients refer to her work as transformative, provoking deep insights and build motivation and momentum to positively impact key areas and cascade this through their organisation.

Worked with

Clients include NAB, ANZ, Telstra, KPMG, CHEP, Herbert Smith Freehills, Allens, King & Wood Mallesons, Ernst & Young, Astella Pharma, Ramsay Health, AIG, BUPA, AMCOR, MONA, Penguin books,

Melbourne & Monash University, ​

The Doherty & Florey Institute of Neuroscience


  • Emma has a Bachelor in Behavioural Science, La Trobe University, Advanced Counselling Certification, Executive Coaching Accreditation levels 1, 2 & 3, IECL, Diploma Neuroscience of Leadership, Neurocapability, Appreciative Inquiry Certification, Case Western Reserve University, USA, and is Accredited in range of Leadership, Team & Cultural Assessment tools including The Leadership Circle, Hogan Assessments, Human Synergistics, Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Certified Coach & Global Leader of the Future (GLOF) 360°

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