Jo Desmond is a leadership facilitator, coach and trainer with the Ros Taylor Company

Originally from a learning and development background, Jo has over 15 years’ experience working with leaders and teams and brings an intuitive understanding of people to bring out their best. Experience includes working with Carnival UK, Hampshire Hospital Foundation Trust, Linklaters, Hotelplan UK, The Prince’s Trust, Deutsche Bank, Deloitte, National Trust, Radian, O2 and The British Franchising Association.

Qualified in Education and Psychology (University of South Africa), Level A and B qualified and a psychometric practitioner for Thomas, PPA, MBTI and Talent Q Dimensions. Holds a Coaching Practitioner and Master Coaching Diploma and is a certified Situational Leadership II facilitator. Currently working towards the ILM Level 7 Strategic Coaching and Mentoring certificate.

In her former life, Jo was a Championship level Highland Dancer having performed at the Edinburgh Tattoo in 2006. She performed as an Irish dance for many years too! Nowadays, Jo loves exercise, to read, spend quality time with people and is the mom of two young boys who regularly provide joy, challenge and accountability in equal measure!