Dr Fran Finn

Dr Fran Finn,

Director Leadership Coaching, QUT Graduate School of Business

Fran is passionate about developing exceptional leaders. She is the Director, Leadership Coaching within the QUT Graduate School of Business, Course Coordinator for the Executive Graduate Certificate in Business (Leadership through Coaching & Mentoring), and established The Leadership Coaching Hub within QUTEx (Executive Education). She works extensively in leadership development, providing individual and group Executive Coaching for senior executives, and facilitating executive development programs.

Fran commenced in Human Resource Management in 1990 and has combined HR practice with delivering adult learning in academia for more than 25 years; she has been a past recipient of Innovation in Teaching awards, and was previously named University Mentor Coordinator of the Year. Since 1999, she has acquired specialist knowledge in personal and professional development through Executive Coaching and has consulted in successful large-scale leadership development programs across a wide range of industries. In 2000 Fran designed an Executive Coaching program that she trained a team of specialists to deliver to industry. In 2008 she completed a PhD examining Executive Coaching as an Alternate Leadership Development Tool, for which she was awarded the Dean’s Commendation for Excellent Doctoral Thesis. Fran also has ongoing experience managing residential and commercial property development and investments.

Fran feels privileged to have gained experience across a wide range of industries and enjoys working with leaders engaged in corporate, commercial, retail and public sector environments.