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Sonia McDonald Founder, LeadershipHQ

Sonia McDonald
Founder, LeadershipHQ

Sonia McDonald, CEO and founder of LeadershipHQ, is Australia’s leading leadership executive coach and advisor, thought leader, keynote speaker and author.

Named as one of the Top 250 Influential Women across the Globe, Sonia is shaking up the world of leadership. She’s changing the way we view leadership and along the way, uncovering awesome leadership talent which had gone unrecognised.

With over 25 years’ human resource management, leadership and organisational development experience, she has held senior leadership roles in diverse industries across the globe.

What gives Sonia her awesome ability to connect with her audience, whether as a speaker or a coach, is the breadth of her life experience.

Sonia’s story

Sonia McDonald, CEO and founder of LeadershipHQ, is Australia’s leading leadership executive coach and advisor, thought leader, keynote speaker and author.

Named as one of the Top 250 Influential Women across the Globe, Sonia is shaking up the world of leadership. She’s changing the way we view leadership and along the way, uncovering awesome leadership talent which had gone unrecognised.

With over 25 years’ human resource management, leadership and organisational development experience, she has held senior leadership roles in diverse industries across the globe.

What gives Sonia her awesome ability to connect with her audience, whether as a speaker or a coach, is the breadth of her life experience.

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Why work with Sonia?

Sonia loves working with leaders, entrepreneurs and start-ups.

She is the perfect person to help emerging leaders discover what makes them rock, and assist organisations to tap into their greatest resource, positively and constructively.

Sonia is authentic and understanding. She’s easy to relate to, and above all, she’s an expert who shares her information in a simple and practical way. She has a natural ability to connect and easily get her message across. If you or your leadership teams really want to rock, and maximise the talents and strengths you already have, Sonia will show you how.

With over 25 years’ human resource management, leadership and organisational development experience, she has held senior leadership roles in diverse industries across the globe.

What gives Sonia her awesome ability to connect with her audience, whether as a speaker or a coach, is the breadth of her life experience.

Clients

Qualifications

Thiess
CUA
Coles
Super Retail Group
Origin Energy
AHRI
National Retail Association
Absolute Boards

Fulton Hogan
Lend Lease
Liquid Learning
Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
Griffith University
ARTC
SEQ Water
Unity Water

Bachelor of Business (HRM)
Diploma of Neuroscience of Leadership
Certified in Prism Brain Mapping Assessment
Certified Leadership Architect
Certified in The Extraordinary Coach program

More about Sonia

Sonia writes regularly for publications such as The Australian, HRD Magazine, Smart Healthy Women and Women’s Business Media.  She has spoken at LeadX, The Diversity Debate and the Executive HR Leadership Summit, in addition to many other leadership conferences.  She is also a valued consultant to industries within Australia and around the world.

Most people describe Sonia’s presentations as fun and dynamic. Combined with her obvious experience and expertise, Sonia is the perfect choice of speaker for your next event.