Our purpose: to support people to grow.

We are an international team of personal development experts, talent strategists and professional coaches committed to building future-ready leaders and agile organisations.

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Our People

the team


John Dare


John brings extensive experience in transforming and building businesses and cultures to thrive in accelerating change. His unique combination of pragmatic business experience and extensive scientific knowledge allows him to help leaders meet the most pressing business challenges without losing sight of their most important asset: their people.

An expert in leadership and scaling growth John has been a coach and strategic advisor to executives navigating mergers, acquisitions, leadership changes and people strategy transitions.


Angela Giacoumis


Angela brings extensive experience in human resource consulting and people leadership to the team. Passionate about people, her optimistic and people-centric mindset is one of the reasons clients love working with her.

An expert in adult learning Angela partners with clients to design and execute innovative people strategies to support their people to grow and build the human skills they need to lead and thrive in the modern workplace.

Scott Dare

Client Success Manager (USA)

Scott loves to get things done. His optimistic and action-orientated mindset is one of the many reasons clients love working with him. When managing projects he’s always there to ensure the systems and resources are in place to provide a smooth and impactful experience.

A certified EQ Assessor and ACE Coach Accelerator graduate, Scott is passionate about coaching to the full potential of everyone he meets. With empathy as his superpower, and curiosity as his sidekick, he connects quickly with clients to go deep and get creative results, fast.

Jen White

Senior Consultant

Jen is a Consultant, Facilitator and Leadership Coach, who brings a deep understanding and over 20 years of experience in what it takes to create and lead high-performing teams.


Passionate about the importance of leading self, Jen loves helping people to challenge the status quo and step out of their comfort zone to be the best they can be.  Living a daring life with authenticity, values and purpose is what Jen is all about!

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Jess Aghdam

Senior Consultant

Jessica is an intuitive, people centric leader who brings deep knowledge in emotional intelligence and positive psychology to the Emotous team.

With a degree in psychology and extensive experience in designing and facilitating learning solutions, she understands what it takes to unlock human potential to create lasting behavioural change.

Amanda Moody

Senior Consultant

Amanda is an experienced Leadership Coach and Facilitator who brings deep knowledge and experience in leadership development and human transformation. An insightful and collaborative change agent, Amanda supports leaders to understand their authentic leadership style, how to motivate team members and create a positive team and organisational culture. She is passionate about helping leaders to develop  insights and achieve breakthroughs in their personal and professional performance.

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Zoe Green

Senior Consultant

Zoe brings many years of experience in leadership and customer experience roles, having worked in positions of responsibility spanning the financial services and online/print media industries. Her coaching skills are diverse and adaptable, and I passionate about supporting leaders to grow and achieve their goals.

Zoe is a Certified EQ Assessor (Six Seconds) and Executive Coach (IECL) and brings this knowledge and approach to all her coaching interactions.

Steph Whyte

Senior Consultant

Steph’s authentic, down-to-earth style leads clients to connect with her instantly, which enables her to build rapport and quickly understand their needs.

Curious by nature and with an insatiable thirst for learning, Steph brings a wealth of project management, facilitation and coaching experience to our clients.

Inga Fellows

Senior Consultant

Inga’s genuine nature, keen sense of humour and passion for people development make her a favourite amongst our clients.

She brings extensive experience to the Emotous team through many years of delivering learning solutions that develop the operational capability of organisations.

Hannah Combes

Senior Consultant

Hannah loves to get things done. Her optimistic and action-oriented mindset is just one of the many reasons our clients love working with her.

She likes solving problems and partnering with our clients to make a difference in the lives of the people we work with.

Rebecca Alexander

Senior Consultant

Rebecca is an insightful leadership coach, consultant and facilitator, who brings deep knowledge and over 20 years experience in leadership development and human transformation to the team.

An engaging change agent, she partners with clients to activate insights that challenge old mindset narratives, promote new thinking and tap into the inherent wisdom of clients.

Kristin Lincoln

Senior Consultant

Kristin is a leadership coach, consultant and facilitator for Emotous and draws on over 20 years in corporate America as a senior executive and organisational development leader, to support our clients.

Combining real-world experience and education, she assists organisations who want to implement change, increase employee engagement and create healthy, cohesive and resilient teams.

Elissa Berrol

Senior Consultant

Elissa is a Leadership Coach, Consultant and Facilitator for Emotous, and brings deep knowledge and experience in human transformation to the team.

An insightful and collaborative change agent, she pursues strategies and interactions that challenge old narratives, promote diversity of thought, and taps into the inherent wisdom of her clients.

Sophie Schultz

Brand Communications Consultant

Sophie’s creativity, communication and artistic design skills make her the perfect person to assist with the management of our brand, social media and marketing communications.

Working closely with the team and our clients Sophie brings the Emotous brand to life through the design of collateral and communications.


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