Amelia is a Certified Leadership Coach who helps creative professionals and entrepreneurs build their authenticity and emotional intelligence to transform into creative leaders.
She has always been driven by the desire to help others and the world we live in. She started her career as an environmental consultant, working with multinational corporations and local communities in Australia, Europe, South America and East Africa. In 2011 she co-founded the ‘creatives without borders’ social business, Komai, where she worked in Southeast Africa developing music education initiatives in collaboration with The New School in New York.
After six years of working in environmental and creative community development internationally, she was recruited by Refinery29 in NYC to help them understand and connect with the female millennial audience. She became the Director of Product Marketing and User Research and a leader within Refinery29. When she was selected to receive formal leadership coaching, she experienced first-hand the life-changing benefits of coaching and fell in love with the philosophy.
With the support of Refinery29, Amelia went on to receive her certification in coaching (ACC) from the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and founded her own coaching practice. She has worked with entrepreneurs and freelancers in advertising, branding, design, publishing/media, real estate and fashion, and clients from Droga5, Google, Anomaly, The Participation Agency, Calvin Klein, Narcity Media, Joan, Matter Unlimited, Wednesday Agency, Saban Brands and Barings.
Amelia is based in New York and works with creative professionals and entrepreneurs globally. She has a double degree in Anthropology and Biology and a Masters Degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Sydney, Australia. She is also a certified EQ assessor with Six Seconds, The Emotional Intelligence Network.