Felicity Waterford 

Head Chef, The Leadership Kitchen 


Felicity has been delivering leadership support globally for over twenty years. As the founder of The Leadership Kitchen and an author of two books, Felicity’s role as a trusted advisor, facilitator and coach has centred on empowering organisations to realise their potential and improving lives on a grand scale. Felicity has worked with people in both the private and public sector, from individual leaders, to the CEO’s and entrepreneurs of multinational companies, like McKinsey and the Reserve Bank of Australia. 

Clients love that Felicity is prepared to explore the root cause of issues. By exploring supportive mindsets Felicity develops people's skills in dealing with the tough issues in a safe environment. She is known for her authenticity, candour and passion for getting to the heart of how people think and feel. 

Felicity offers exceptional skills and experience in group facilitation, large audience presentations and one-on-one coaching across leadership, team and communication disciplines. Her signature programs draw on brain science and proven processes to create lasting transformations.


Published Books:

Personal Effectiveness – Teaching and Learning Resource

Toolkit For Trainers -  A Facilitation Manual – published by ANTA (Australian National Training Authority)

Qualifications & Training:

Master of Applied Science (Social Ecology), UWS, NSW

Bachelor of Business (Mktg), UWS, NSW

Integral Coaching Canada – Stage 1

McKinsey/GBA Facilitator Training

Quantum Thinking (US)

Can I Help? Stages I, II and III Counselling Program

Compassion Training – Stanford University

The Leadership Circle Accredited Practitioner

Barrett Values Centre – Corporate Transformation Tools, CTT 1 Accredited Practitioner

Demartini Training – Personal Breakthrough

Integro: DiSC – Behavioural Styles Accreditation

“I love to question assumptions and beliefs. My deep expertise is creating a safe and trusting environment so we can get to work on the issues. I focus on building EQ through self reflection, challenging paradigms, uncovering motivations and inspiring action. I love to bring leading edge thinking in fields of neuroscience, quantum thinking and leadership.”
— Felicity
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