Amanda Horne

Amanda is an executive coach, group coach and facilitator. She works with executives, managers and teams in the public, private and not for profit sectors.


Areas of Expertise


  • Leadership and management
  • Group and team coaching
  • Managing change
  • Coach supervision
  • Strengths-based development
  • Well-being and mindfulness




Amanda is an executive coach, team coach, group coach and facilitator. She works with executives, managers and teams in the public, private and not for profit sectors. Her collaborative style brings a presence and sensitivity to her work which allows clients to safely engage in reflective yet challenging conversations which lead to enhanced self- awareness and capability at a personal, team and organisational level. Amanda also volunteers her coaching services in the not-for-profit, schools and youth/children sectors.


Business Background and Experience


Amanda has over 30 years of organisational experience. She became a full-time coach and facilitator in 2003. Her career commenced in 1983 with Ernst & Young where she worked for 20 years in Australia and overseas. After a short time in the audit field, she moved into project work to implement the firm's new technology, knowledge management and change management initiatives. In this role Amanda designed and facilitated training programs; provided coaching and mentoring to executive partners, staff, and teams; and enjoyed collaborating in team-based environments to manage key stakeholder relationships across the firm.




Amanda uses a strength-based, solutions-focused approach combined with adult learning theory, adult development theory, executive coaching frameworks and leadership theories and frameworks combined with the evidence-based research and practices from the fields of appreciative inquiry, positive psychology, and mindfulness.


Her tailored approaches create the right space for reflective and insightful conversations. This enables clients to find a deep clarity and perspective about their style, purpose and values, and to determine how to lead themselves and their organisations successfully.


Qualifications and Memberships


  • Accredited Organisational Coach, Level Three, IECL;
  • Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and Member, International Coach Federation (ICF)
  • Diploma of Coaching Supervision; Accredited Coaching Supervisor with the Coaching Supervision Academy UK
  • Education: M Education (Adult Education); B Economics; Cert IV (Child, Youth and Family Intervention)
  • Diagnostics: The Leadership Circle (TLC), Realise2 Strengths; Realise2 Team Strengths; Values in Action Strengths Profile
  • Memberships: AIMM, Professional Certified Coach (PCC)


Recent Client Engagements


  • Senior Executive Leader, Public Sector " established personal and business goals; clarified perspective; created constructive strategies. Worked with personal and team strengths and values.
  • Business Leader, Private Sector (Defence) " developed contextual understanding and maintaining sense of self.
  • Senior Executive Teams, Public Sector " team and peer learning groups to enhance leadership, self-awareness and collaborative leadership.
  • Workshops for Executives and Leaders " tailored sessions; strengths-focused and mindfulness-based strategies to enhance effective leadership.