Julie Smith

Coach and Facilitator, Pressurevalve Ltd

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

Julie Smith is a qualified executive coach and an experienced leader with 16+ years in management positions within the social purpose sector, 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 nonprofits. Her coaching clients include executives in the corporate and nonprofit sectors, women seeking asylum in the U.K., and graduates at the start of their careers. 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. 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 - 2019); running the London chapter; coaching fellow alumni; collaborating with alumni on projects.