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Kathryn Martens - Leadership Strategy, Executive & Business Coaching

"My vision is to empower leaders to release their true potential and passions."

Kathryn Martens

About Kathryn

Kathryn enables organisations of all sizes and types to excel through facilitating the transformation of their leaders. She has been called ”Inspiring”, “Insightful” and possessing 'an uncanny knack of knowing how to focus on the real issues'. She is authentic, compassionate, and brings intelligent yet practical insights for problem-solving. Her focus is on preventing psychosocial hazards and incidents by enhancing self-awareness, inter-personal skills, resilience, and clarity of purpose in leaders at all levels within an organisation.

Kathryn brings a wealth of firsthand knowledge from her extensive leadership experience spanning over 20 years. Kathryn has held leadership roles across numerous industries and enjoys connecting with people from diverse backgrounds having lived in various parts of globe. Kathryn understands both big and small business, having successfully launched three start-ups, held corporate executive roles in the insurance industry, management roles within three different Universities, both in Australian and the US, and management positions within both small and large not-for-profit organisations.

Consistently focused on action and accountability, she uses a variety of tools including 360 Degree Feedback Reports, Personality Profiling, and Succession Planning, to ensure positive development outcomes for leaders and thereby successful outcomes for the organisation. Kathryn is also a highly sought-after workshop and retreat facilitator. Her engaging and interactive approach leaves a lasting impact on participants and drives meaningful, lasting change.

In her spare time, Kathryn is dedicated to not-for-profit activities including volunteering for her local church, World Vision & WIRES. From leading children's work, preaching, and rescuing animals, Kathryn is a holistic leader who is grounded by her faith and compassion for others. When not working, she can be found watching movies or playing board-games wither husband and two children, bushwalking, body-surfing or sipping coffee while mindfully looking out at the headland.


She models resilience having overcome numerous work, business and life hurdles, including redundancies, parenting neurodiverse children, grief and infertility. She understands that we"bring our whole selves" to work, and this can make life complex and confusing at times. Her coaching and supervision are filled with empathy, mixed with inspiration and a strong call to action.


Kathryn holds a Masters in Adult Education, Diplomas in Coaching and Management, and a Graduate Certificate in Professional Supervision.

She is a member of the Australasian Association of Supervision (AAOS) and Organisational Development Australia (ODA). Committed to ongoing professional development, she stays abreast of the latest research, theories, and best practices in the fields of organisational development, coaching, supervision and leadership, ensuring she provides the highest quality support to her clients.

For work in pastoral contexts, she also holds a Graduate Diploma in Bible & Missions.

Whether you're an emerging leader aiming to refine your skills or a seasoned executive seeking to navigate complex organisational dynamics, Kathryn is dedicated to empowering you to reach your full leadership potential, and enable your team to soar.

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