Sonia McDonald

Sonia McDonald, Director, 


Sonia McDonald, CEO of LeadershipHQ, is a thought leader, entrepreneur, and dynamic speaker and writer.

Internationally recognised as an expert in leadership, organisational development and neuroscience, Sonia is highly sought after to speak at high profile events. Sonia is an engaging speaker who inspires as she educates.  She has a natural ability to connect with her audience and presents content in a format, which motivates people to action. 

Sonia’s key focus is on the strategies behind successful business and leadership. Her presentations are both fun and informative. Taking a neuroscience approach, Sonia shows how the power of the human brain can become the driver for business and team success, pushing your business to achieve and surpass organisational objectives.

Sonia has presented to some of Australia's best-recognised companies, inspiring them with ideas and translating those ideas into productive strategies. For over 20 years Sonia has been inspiring leaders and organisations around the globe.  She has also been published in The Australian, HRD Magazine, Smart Healthy Women and Women’s Business Media.

Her company, LeadershipHQ provides solutions, programs and interventions that will help your organisation to achieve maximum success. They work in partnership to design, create and deliver high impact and customised client solutions. It is about YOU. Their purpose and vision is to partner with organisations and leaders in building high performance leadership, diversity and strategic interventions – improving staff engagement, motivation, retention and ultimately – the bottom line!