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people.

This is why we exist, to support people to grow.

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

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the team

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John Dare

CEO (USA)

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.

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Angela Giacoumis

CEO (AUS)

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.

Bianca Rus

Client Success & Marketing Manager (AUS)

Bianca’s passion for service and flair for design make her a valuable member of the Emotous team. She loves working closely with our clients, managing projects and organising events.

With a degree in marketing and extensive experience in the media advertising industry, Bianca also manages our marketing strategy, leads the management of our brand and brings our story to life through social media and marketing communications.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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