Joy Pitts

Managing Director

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Joy is the founder of Peoplemax which she has built into a highly successful executive coaching business over more than 10 years. Joy is an experienced Executive Coach having coached numerous executives and leaders at all levels, across a wide range of sectors and organisations. She is pragmatic and results focused with a solid business background. During her successful corporate career she held senior roles on executive teams with AT&T, IBM & Novell. She has led high performing teams through a variety of complex, strategic initiatives across the Asia Pacific region.  Joy is an Organisational Psychologist. Her clients value her wisdom and insight as well as her depth of understanding about people, leadership, change, executive teams and the fabric of organisations. 


  • B A  & B Soc Sc Psychology (Honours)
  • Certificate in Change Management, UTS
  • Registered Organisational Psychologist


  • Member, Australian Psychological Society (APS) - Coaching Interest Group
  • Member, Australian Psychological Society (APS)
  • Member, Australian Institute of Management (AIM)
  • Member, International Coach Federation (ICF)
  • Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Founding Member of Melbourne Business School/Mt Eliza Exec Education Coach Panel


  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Expanded Interpretive Report - Step II
  • Leadership Impact (Human Synergistics)
  • Hogan Personality Assessments (HPI; HDS; MVPI)
  • TMI (Team management Index)
  • GENOS EI (Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace)
  • The Leadership Circle 360 Profile (TLC)
  • Resilience at Work (RAW)
  • MRG – LEA 360 (Leadership Effectiveness Analysis)
  • MRG – IDI (Individual Directions Inventory)

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