The Founder

Julie Johnson specializes in helping leaders and their teams achieve higher levels of performance through the use of a powerful coaching and feedback framework, which she has developed and refined over many years. This framework embodies the philosophy and approach of Julie Johnson Consulting B.V.

With a career in leadership development that began in the early 1990’s, Julie is among the most experienced coaches and facilitators in Europe. She has worked with thousands of individuals from over 50 countries across six continents, from entry to CEO level. Her client portfolio includes a number of Fortune 500 companies, and it spans a variety of industries, including Finance, ICT, Manufacturing, Construction, Food and Beverage, Higher Education, Professional Services, Sportswear, Technology, Healthcare and Consulting.

Her learning experiences are designed to deliver substantial and quantifiable positive changes in behavior before completion. Client feedback consistently confirms not only significant improvement in participants’ leadership skills, but also their successful practical application in the workplace over the long-term. Recent examples include the creation of a coaching culture in the EMEA region of a global consumer goods company, and the development of a transparent environment where effective feedback is openly exchanged at a global financial institution.


Style  Julie’s clients describe her style as challenging and candid, yet respectful. She combines logic and intuition to stimulate new thought and perspectives, catalyzing the efforts of individuals and teams to achieve their full potential. Clients repeatedly report that her learning approach has had a significant positive impact on their careers and their lives.


Qualifications  Julie is certified as a Coach Supervisor via the Coaching Supervision Academy. She is also an accredited  Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through ICF. She is certified in over 25 psychometric instruments and also runs Hogan Assessment Suite certification workshops. Julie holds a BA in Mathematics and a Master in International Management.  She has lived and worked in five countries: France, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain and the USA. She works in English and Dutch, and speaks conversational Norwegian, French and Spanish.


Personal  Originally from the USA, Julie has long had a passion for multi-cultural environments. She is an active volunteer member of the American Chamber of Commerce. Julie and her Dutch husband have two teenage children, and her free time is filled with family activities, fitness, cycling, piano, travel, cooking and baking and socializing with friends.