Talent and Culture Specialist, Organisational Coach and Chief People Officer
+61 423 176 937
Angella is a strengths-based executive coach and leader who’s trusted by teams and leaders navigating change. With over 20 years experience across talent (leadership, acquisition and transformation), culture change, project leadership, mentoring and coaching, Angella brings experience, skills, emotional intelligence, curiosity and great energy to her work. She helps clients identify and achieve the results they want to see.
Angella is known for leading people through change and bringing diverse, cross- border teams together for greater collaboration and trust. Having experienced leading and executing in complex, cross-border environments, Angella uses her top strength of Connector to build stakeholder relationships. She forms cooperative unions around the ‘big why’ to overcome challenges and reach goals.
Angella excels as a leadership coach to executives and diverse or emerging talent. She creates the psychological safety necessary for curious, vulnerable, and challenging sessions, co-creating positive results.
With a 20+year career in Talent Acquisition, Talent leadership and coaching, Angella cares deeply about the human factor in business, creating a culture of inclusion through the lens of equality and helping organisations to attract and retain talent.
An experienced Talent leader, Angella specialises in global TA and enterprise-wide Talent transformation programs, including performance improvement, scale and culture change. While working from the UK and the Middle East, Angella gained deep experience in mature and emerging markets. She held national, regional and global talent roles before returning to Australia in 2022.
Angella advocates positive leadership practices and a human-centred approach for teams and individuals to thrive. As a Professional Certified and Strengths Profile coach, Angella works with leaders to help them reach their goals.
An executive coach and mentor since 2013, coaching CEO-level partners and directors in APAC and EMEIA. Clients in the UK, GCC, Egypt, The Netherlands, India, South Africa, Australia and Turkey.
As part of a culture change initiative, I designed and launched a Reverse Mentoring program for EY’s APAC leadership. Involved in a similar program in the Middle East, which led to a rapid culture shift, engagement and understanding among leaders of the lived experience of women in the business.
Developed the main internal communications channel on EY’s $billion talent transformation program, ‘Next Wave Careers’. Impact audience: 40,000 Technology FTEs.
Led EY’s Partner Talent Acquisition function in EMEIA and the Global Executive recruiting function, during significant transformation and growth.
Professional Certified Coach (PCC) - accredited by the International Coach Federation, Accredited Strengths Profile practitioner, Career Coach certified by the Career Coach Institute, Professional Styles facilitator - Saville Assessments, TRACOM facilitator, Diploma of Positive Psychology from Langley Group Institute, Level A and B certified by British Psychological Society
Professional Services, Talent Services, Not for Profit, Human Services
People and Culture, Talent Acquisition, Transformation,
Diversity Equity and Inclusion
Talent Transformation resets, Talent Acquisition Transformation/ Build/ Scale; Leadership Coaching, Team Development and Trust Building, Inclusive Leadership Coaching
“Human beings are at their best when they are 'community' ” Delia Smith
“Of all our basic virtues, courage is the one that helps us to live exactly the way we want and provides the psychological fuel we need to create, take risks, help others, and face hard times” Robert Biswas-Diener
“I joined Leaders on Demand...
... as their values align with who I am, how I work, coach and lead. Working through a purpose-led business to support leaders and have their backs through change is a privilege and great fun”
“When I'm not at work...
... you'll find me with my son, husband and English Springer Ruby, rediscovernig the Australian outdoors. Bootcamp is a routine regulator for me and yoga my tonic. I love podcasts and am lost without a book. Biographies, spy thrillers and books on positive psychology crowd my bedside table”