Joss Mathieson Profile (Seated, colour)

Joss Mathieson

Founder and Chief Encouragement Officer

Joss is the founder and Chief Encouragement Officer at Change Oasis, and also co-founder of Catalyst Thinking Partners and Emergent Teams. He helps leaders, teams and organisations to excel through positive, people-centred change.

He works with clients as a ‘thinking partner’, helping them to ideate boldly, lead well and inspire others. The results are authentic and inclusive leaders, more agile and high performing teams, motivated employees, successful transformation and better business performance.

Joss has been a trusted adviser to senior leaders for more than 25 years, working as a strategy and communications partner to CEOs, divisional leaders and general managers, with extensive experience in the Financial Services, Pharmaceutical and Property/Real Estate sectors. As a member of management teams in commercial, supply chain and corporate headquarters arenas, he has led in-house communications functions at country, divisional and global level for companies like Barclays and GlaxoSmithKline. His expertise is in change, communication and culture, with deep know-how in employee engagement and organisational behaviour.

Joss is a Henley Business School-educated executive coach, working with successful and high potential leaders to help envision new possibilities, boost their mojo and equip them to achieve amazing things. He is also certified in a number of frameworks, including Emotional Intelligence (Emotional Capital report), Lumina Spark and Lumina Leader, Organisational Relationship Systems Coaching and Systemic Team Coaching.

Having worked for a number of complex, global companies, Joss understands the demands facing leaders and organisations today – change is everywhere and is accelerating, but success is not a foregone conclusion. Leadership today is challenging, but you are not alone.

More recently this has led to him working with many leaders to achieve their goals, advising clients on numerous change and transformation programmes. These have included supporting new CEOs, launching business strategies, driving behaviour and culture change, restructuring, integration following mergers and acquisitions, and deploying transformational technologies.