Anna Heywood is a Director with People Measures and an experienced OD professional with a focus on Leadership and Talent. She has over 25 years’ experience in a variety of roles and across both the public and private sectors. She works with a range of individuals from mid-level managers to the most senior executives. She has previously worked in the private sector responsible for the design and delivery of leadership development programs and in the Education sector with a strong focus on career pathways and development.
Since joining People Measures, Anna has been heavily involved in the design and delivery of assessment and leadership development solutions for clients. She uses a range of aligned approaches and models and has completed training in human-centred design. Her approach is informed by Heifetz’ Adaptive Leadership philosophy and she was, the inaugural Secretary for the Board of the Australian Adaptive Leadership Institute. She is sought after for her skilled facilitation, both face to face and online.
Anna is a highly experienced and qualified coach who has worked with clients from a range of cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds. She has a deep understanding of the challenges and stressors encountered by senior executives. As a coach, she is passionate about helping talented individuals navigate the complexities of their careers, all facets of leadership including women in leadership, resilience and change.
Qualifications and Accreditations
- The Art and Practice of Leadership Development (Harvard University)
- Graduate Diploma of Counselling Psychology (RMIT University)
- Certificate of Synchronous Facilitation (InSynch Training)
- Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership (IECL)Certificate of Executive Coaching Levels One and Two; Certificate of Team Coaching; ICF member.