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Jen Sheridan

Managing Director, Principal & Executive Coach

Jen Sheridan is a recognised global educator & facilitator in the field of leadership. She has over twenty years of experience in the creative learning design, development & delivery of customised leadership development solutions, executive education & executive coaching. Jen works with organisations, teams & individuals worldwide to maximise potential and performance to achieve business goals. Jen has worked in, and consulted to, top 100 ASX listed companies, multinationals, global companies, public sector as well & not-for-profits across a broad range of industries. She has extensive experience working with Indigenous people and organisations in Australia and the Pacific Islands.

Qualifications & Accreditation

  • The Art & Practice of Leadership Development
    Harvard University Kennedy School
  • Master of Business Leadership (MBL) 
    Curtin University Graduate School of Business
  • Diploma of Business Central Institute of Business & Technology
  • Fellow Australian Institute of Training & Development (FAITD)
  • Fellow Certified Practitioner (FCPHR)
    Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI)
  • Alumni Member (USCMA)
    Sydney University Coaching & Mentoring Association
  • Certificate IV: Workplace Training &  Assessment Category 2
  • Design Thinker
    ExperiencePoint (Canada)
  • Leadership Circle Profile (LCP)
    Collective Leadership Assessment
    Leadership System Certification II
    Leadership Circle Asia Pacific
  • Genos Emotional Intelligence
    Genos International
  • Hogan Assessments – HPI, HDS, HMVPI, 360
    Peter Berry Consulting
  • Growth Edge Coaching (In progress)
    Cultivating Leadership
  • Leadership Versatility Index (LVI)
    Kaiser & Kaplan
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Step I & II (EIR)
    The Myers-Briggs Company

Positions Held

Managing Director
Principal & Executive Coach
(1998 - Current)

Global Educator
Executive Education
(2013 - Current)

Principal
Customised Executive Education
(2010-2012)

Adjunct Faculty
Executive MBA
(2006 - 2018)

Senior Manager
Learning & Development
(1994-1998)

Adjunct Faculty

Current

Visiting

Previous

Areas of Specialty

  • Leadership
  • High performing teams
  • Executive coaching
  • Emotional intelligence & resilience
  • Working with complexity & decision-making
  • Building positive workplace cultures 
  • Leading change
  • Innovation and design thinking
  • Effective communication and conflict management
  • Facilitation
  • Strategic and business planning
  • Creative learning design & methodologies

Experience

  • Executive Coach for hundreds of high potentials & senior leaders in large companies and public sector agencies for over fifteen years;
  • Designed and facilitated numerous Team Development Workshops with intact senior leadership & executive teams. Often times there are challenging conversations and conflict to be surfaced and this work is facilitated in the emergent space of uncertainty with particular methodologies to shift this for team members in real time.
  • Facilitated Australia Post Activate Program & Coaching Circles;
  • Designed & facilitated flagship leadership & management development programs across four organisational levels for a large multinational energy company including Coaching;
  • Lead facilitator for Emotional Intelligence Workshops delivered for a global LNG, oil & gas company; Emotional Intelligence 360 debriefs & coaching;
  • Designed & facilitated a modular leadership program for all managers of one of the world’s largest toll road operators in Australia & the USA;
  • Designed & facilitates customised Leadership Programs for the China Aviation Industry & Boeing, the Victorian Public Transport Industry, Middle Managers of VicRoads; Senior leadership of a large multinational construction company;
  • Designed & facilitated Continuous Improvement Program for Cole Myer Supply Chain for two years;
  • Facilitated leadership workshops, commercial learning projects & executive coaching on a key talent program for one of Australia’s leading banks;
  • Designed & facilitated High Potentials Leadership Program for a multinational cement & building company based in Thailand. This includes facilitated sessions, international study tours, coaching & entrepreneurial project delivery over a six-month duration.
  • Designed & facilitated Innovation & Design Thinking workshop for Shenzhen Airport;
  • Regularly facilitates & develops Strategic & Business Plans across all industries;
  • Represented Australia in gymnastics, State & National Champion in juniors & seniors.

Accreditation