Jo Matthews

Jo MatthewsAfter taking a post graduate executive management course with the House of Fraser, Jo found herself running the training department, and was poached by the local Further Education College to run their management courses. Over 24 years in the sector, she moved through teaching roles, middle and senior manager roles spending the last 12 years in the sector as a Deputy Principal of a college of Further and Higher Education where she used coaching as an integral part of her leadership skills.

Being a keen environmentalist, Jo introduced a whole college strategy for Education for Sustainable Development, and to support her own development undertook an MSc in Responsibility and Business Practice. She honed her coaching skills with the Behavioural Coaching Institute and became an accredited assessor for the BarOn Emotional Quotient Inventory. She coaches senior teams and executives across the public services and NGO’s. also delivering training in strategic development, organisational and cultural change and coaching and mentoring.

Insights Discovery® wheel position: 46 – Motivating Inspirer
Top 3 motivators: Searcher, Creator, Spirit
Top 5 talents: Achiever, Activator, Relator, Learner, Strategic