Alumni Task Force

Julie Smith

Coach and Director, Pressurevalve

London, UK
Cohort: Common Purpose, London, 2012
Connect on Twitter: @SmithJulieDawn

Julie Smith is a qualified executive coach and an experienced leader with 15+ years in management positions. Ten of which were in senior positions in nonprofit, including heading national training operations and an interim CEO post. She now runs her own coaching business, as well as working on a range of projects for nonprofit. Her coaching clients include: women seeking asylum in the U.K., senior managers in nonprofit and graduates in their first role in the nonprofit sector. Popular topics are: impostor syndrome, career transitions, managing-up, identifying strengths and confidence. Julie also delivers coaching workshops on topics including: confidence, personal brand, motivation and team communication. Her previous projects include: developing an accredited training program for community money mentors and increasing access to free debt advice for people with severe mental health conditions. Julie plays an active role in the alumni network by: Chairing the Global Alumni Task-Force. (A sub-committee of which, planned this Summit); Speaking at the London academies (2013 - 2018); Co-running the London chapter; and Coaching fellow alumni. Julie is interested in hearing what fellow alumni want from their network.