Gillian Jones

OD Associate

Gillian is an experienced coach who has been working across the public and private sectors since 1997, supporting organisations and their people through change and development. She specialises in career coaching, leadership development coaching, coaching to enable leaders to lead their people through change and coaching teams to work effectively and collaboratively. As well as being on the All of Government HR Consultancy Panel, she is currently on the leadership coaching panels of Inland Revenue and Ministry of Primary Industries and provides coaching services in other agencies and organisations.

After a successful teaching career, Gillian moved into the adult coaching world, initially contracting to organisations such as Morgan and Banks and multi-national DBM. Gillian then developed her own business, Change by Design Ltd in 2005 and has built a strong reputation for her deep knowledge and experience, her warmth and energy and her ability to relate comfortably and appropriately to the most senior of leaders as well as lower level employees.

She holds a Master of Education degree, a post graduate Certificate in Counselling gained through Canterbury University and a Diploma in Teaching. She has a range of psychometric tools that provide baseline and measurement data, assisting the identification of coaching needs and measurement of success. Psychometric qualifications and accreditations include; the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (holding the Advanced qualification) and using this tool for career and leadership growth, as well as in a team environment; Genos Emotional Intelligence, a 360 instrument that measures and enables coaching in awareness of the emotional behaviour of self and others at work; Ask Your Team, being a partner-provider of this NZ developed Organisation Development tool; LDC LSP360 assessment – based on SSC’s Leadership Success Profile.

Gillian is District Governor Nominee of Rotary District 9940 and is an active member of the Rotary Club of Wellington.

DDI: +64 (0) 4 471 2155
Mobile: +64 (0) 27 440 3764