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Melanie Leijer

As an executive coach, Melanie is passionate about helping people to bridge the gap from where they are now to where they want to be. Fundamental to Melanie’s effectiveness as a coach are her exceptional people skills, which enable her to build trust and work collaboratively with her clients.

She has an inclusive and engaging style harnessing the unique strengths of individuals to help them achieve both personal and professional goals. She creates an environment that is supportive yet challenging to enable her clients to develop, change and feel empowered to continue self-directed learning.

Prior to working as an executive coach, Melanie spent more than 20 years in executive roles. She has worked across a number of industries leading large teams with expertise in strategy development and execution, leadership development, mentoring and leading people through complexity, restructure and change.

Melanie holds an MBA, Bachelor of Economics, is a Chartered Accountant, a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is currently completing a Masters of Science in Coaching Psychology at the University of Sydney.
Outside of work Melanie is keenly interested in social impact and is a Director of Stepping Stone House and on the Advisory Board for Huber Social.