Jessica Symes Toomey

MSc (CoachPsyc)

Jessica Symes Toomey

MSc (CoachPsyc)

Jessica is an Executive and Career Coach, Author/Publisher and Presenter. She is a passionate thought leader with a focus on creativity, collaboration, and career confidence. Jess uses the science of building confidence, positive psychology, understanding personality and the hard skills of human behaviour to drive innovation.

Jessica has a creative background and literally grew up in the world of theatre. After a successful career as a theatre director and acting coach she moved into the corporate space using the transferable skills of deriving authentic and purpose driven performances from people.​ She is passionate about supporting individuals to realise their potential and be the most confident version of themselves.

Her work focuses on self responsibility and ownership, mental toughness, purpose and goals, the science of self confidence, personality and positive psychology. The process is focused on evidence based coaching psychology and theories and models that support the individual to move forward in a positive, productive and purposeful direction.

With 15 years of working with clients across the Asia Pacific region in financial services, technology, health, media, engineering, law, accounting and telecommunications. Jessica is dedicated to supporting clients to thrive in an ever-changing business landscape.


Masters of Applied Science, Psychology of Coaching, The University of Sydney.

Bachelor of Communications, Theatre and Media, Charles Sturt University Bathurst.

Graduate Diploma Directing, National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA)

Graduate Certificate in Scriptwriting and Directing from The Australian Film, Television and Radio School – AFTRS

Accredited practitioner of The Facet5 Personality and Communication Skills Development Tool.

Accredited practitioner of the MTQ48 Mental Toughness Assessment and Development Tool.

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