Joanna Thumiger

Managing Director, Executive Coach & Facilitator, Singapore

About Joanna

Joanna Thumiger is an experienced leader as well as an accomplished facilitator and executive coach. She was an award winning department store manager in Australia before traveling the world and taking on such positions as Director of Courses for the Turkish American Association and Senior Director for a British training company in the UAE. She is now the Managing Director for Progress-U in Singapore and Malaysia, committed to the development of leaders across the region.

In 2006, Joanna became qualified as a trainer so she could share her knowledge and experience of interpersonal relationships and leadership with others. She has accreditations in the assessment tools of MBTI, DiSC, LEA 360, Hogan and Harrison Assessment. She has conducted facilitated training workshops in such topics as key account management, coaching, change management, teamwork, people understanding, leadership and building relationships with stakeholders to achieve greater results.

In 2008, Joanna began her development to become a certified executive coach. She now coaches leaders in multi-national companies and is a Certified Business Coach with the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches (WABC). She is also an official faculty member delivering with WABC accredited and ICF approved programs.

Joanna is a vibrant, passionate individual who relates strongly to a diverse range of people and inspires them to develop themselves to reach their full potential.


  • Certified Business Coach (CBC™), Worldwide Association of Business Coaches (WABC)
  • Australian Cert IV in Training and Assessment with full distinctions
  • Winner of the prestigious Australian Young Retailer of the Year Award
  • President of the Australian Retail Institute – W.A. Branch
  • Bachelor Degree in Commerce, majoring in marketing and management

Expertise / Services Provided

  • Leadership Development
  • Facilitated Workshops
  • Executive Coaching
  • Team and Group Coaching
  • Talent Development

Assessments / Tools

  • Harrison Assessments accredited
  • Hogan Assessment accredited
  • MBTI® accredited
  • TrueProgress 360 Degree Assessments
  • PTC Team Coaching Assessment
  • LEA 360 Assessment


  • Services offered in: English

Corporate Experience

  • 25 years of experience in leadership roles at multinational corporations, local corporations
  • Consultancy positions to MNCs
  • Leadership development for groups and individuals for 11 years

International Exposure

  • Born in Australia
  • Lived and worked in Australia, Vanuatu, Egypt, Turkey, UAE, Thailand, Korea, China and Singapore
  • Conducted coaching and training in Africa, Asia, Europe and South America

Selection of Clients

Executive Coaching / Seminars / Workshops

  • Bayer Crop Science
  • Credit Agricole CIB
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • L’Oreal
  • National Institute of Education, Singapore
  • Total Oil
  • United Overseas Bank


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