About Jo Wagstaff.
Jo is recognised for her authentic leadership style and strong communication, influencing and coaching skills.
Jo spent her early 20s working her way up through the business development ranks of the wealth management industry.
By the age of 30 she was sitting at the executive table of Australia’s leading wealth management organisation, Colonial First State (CFS), where she was responsible for growing and developing a team of over 150 people and a $40m budget across Brand, Marketing, Product and Client Services.
Jo joined her CEO and a select group of executives to move to the then Packer owned, Challenger Financial Services Group to turn around and grow a Top 200 listed wealth management business. Jo and her team unwound and rebuilt the brand, product suite, client servicing and cultural elements of the business.
After leaving Challenger, Jo started her own consultancy business firstly as a marketing, business development and communications strategist across numerous business and industry sectors and then focusing on leadership development and executive coaching for many local and global business.
Throughout her career, Jo’s greatest passion has been developing mindful and authentic leaders and compassionate and engaged cultures. Having led and motivated large teams and working closely with many CEO’s and executive teams she is recognised for her authentic leadership style and strong communication, influencing and coaching skills.
In addition, in 2016 Jo also founded Women Leading Well as she is extremely passionate about empower all women to feel more Confidence, Calm and Connected. To thrive. At work. In life.
With her Institute of Executive Coaching credentials, study in psychotherapy and Search Inside Yourself Teacher Accreditation, coupled with her own business, leadership and coaching experience she has the tool box, experience and curiosity of an exceptional coach, mentor and facilitator.