Ira van der Steenstraten Senior Executive Coach

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Dr Ira van der Steenstraten
Senior Executive Coach

Dr Ira van der Steenstraten is a highly qualified professional who combines her extensive skills and expertise with practical, science-based tools as an executive coach. She has a wealth of experience in a broad range of executive and leadership roles.

With over 35 years of experience in a wide variety of working environments, Ira brings profound understanding and insights to her coaching practices. She was trained as a psychiatrist, psychotherapist and systems therapist in The Netherlands before moving to Brisbane in 2008.

Ira is specialised in empowering professionals to gain clarity and enhance their professional wellbeing and leadership skills.

A thought leader in the fields of (workplace) wellbeing and leadership with publications in peer-reviewed journals, Ira is a highly sought-after speaker at conferences worldwide. She developed a range of programs, including the Award winning “Wellbeing at Work” for the Australian Medical Association Queensland (AMAQ) – a groundbreaking program supported by Queensland Health and the first and only face-to-face wellbeing program implemented state-wide in Australia.

Additionally, Ira is a guest lecturer at the Universities of Girona (Spain) and Hanze University of Applied Sciences (The Netherlands) on healthy workplaces and burnout prevention.

Email Ira at for a confidential discussion on how she can help add value to your organisation.