Mandy Geddes
General Manager, Education

Mandy is the IECL's General Manager, Education and has been a key member of our team since 2002. She manages IECL coach trainings and our Alumni program of continuous professional development throughout the APAC region.  


She has been instrumental in developing (and now maintaining) our ICF accredited status. Mandy is a former yoga teacher and now enjoys being a yoga student again.


Areas of Expertise


  • Curriculum design, development and management
  • E-Learning
  • Project coordination and event management
  • Marketing and market research
  • Writing and editing for business
  • Executive Coaching
  • Yoga and meditation instruction within organisations.


Career History


  • Training Manager, Institute of Executive Coaching
  • Training Coordinator and Coach, Institute of Executive Coaching
  • Research Executive, Survey Research Group
  • Public Relations Manager, Thursday Plantation Laboratories
  • Marketing Manager and Assistant Editor, WellBeing Magazine
  • Circulation Manager, Mason Stewart Publishing
  • Marketing Development Manager, SYDA Foundation, New York
  • Project Coordinator, Chitshakti Publications, India
  • Yoga and Meditation Teacher.


Qualifications and Memberships


  • Executive Coach Accreditation (Level Three), Institute of Executive Coaching
  • M.Ed, Ad Ed, University of Technology, Sydney
  • Post Graduate Diploma, Vocational and Workplace Learning, University of Technology Sydney
  • Cert. IV, Assessment and Workplace Training
  • Cert. Marketing - North Sydney College of TAFE
  • Learning to Learn and MasterMind Training (Neuro Linguistic Programming)
  • AWARD School (Australian Writers & Art Directors School, one year program)
  • Levels I & II, Creative Writing, The Writer's Studio, Sydney
  • Cert. Copy Editing, Macleay College, Sydney
  • The Master Process, Questioning Techniques
  • Certified Yoga Teacher, Sydney Yoga Centre (member, Yoga Teachers Association Australia)




Mandy has been a key member of the Institute since 2002. She is the Institute's Education Manager and also a coach and presenter. Mandy manages the Institute's Alumni program of professional development and has been instrumental in developing the Institute's coach training and accreditation process. Most recently Mandy has been actively involved in the development of the Institute's online learning components.


Mandy has a wide-ranging background in project management, marketing and market research within the publishing field. She has worked nationally and internationally as a project manager on projects such as a national trade show, magazine supplements, newsletters and direct marketing. She is experienced in staff training and coordination within the project management area. She understands the importance and impact of public relations through her work designing, writing and placing newsletters, articles and public education pieces for Thursday Plantation Laboratories and in her current role.


As an experienced marketing manager Mandy has overseen market research and new product development projects. She has been responsible for a number of consumer research projects from proposal to reporting stage, including conduct and analysis of focus groups. At the Institute Mandy oversees the marketing function.


As a trained yoga and meditation teacher, Mandy specialises in coaching in the areas of work/life balance, and health and fitness. She has extensive experience teaching meditation and yoga in the corporate environment to busy people and brings to her coaching a particular interest in helping executives to achieve a healthy and balanced lifestyle.


Mandy's communication style is frank, warm and engaging, with a strong solution focus.