‘Informed by my ability to translate my diverse corporate leadership experience and entrepreneurial success, I’ve partnered in many transformative journeys, empowering individuals, leadership teams & businesses to achieve notable milestones and sustainable success by aligning strategy, systems, people and supporting execution.

Kay Solanki is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in diverse roles spanning directorship, executive leadership, consultancy, coaching, mentoring and entrepreneurship. Her expertise lies in helping business leaders, leadership teams and organisations unlock potential and optimise business performance. Her experience spans small, medium & large international businesses, providing her with depth and breadth of experience.

Her current portfolio career showcases her substantial and diverse executive and consultancy expertise: A Resilient Business Coach at adapt, leveraging her skills in business coaching, leadership development and performance improvement to drive impactful change; Non-executive Director and Deputy Chair at StartupWA, playing a pivotal role in supporting the WA startup & innovation eco system fostering entrepreneurship in Western Australia; Advisory Board Member at the Indian Australian Technology Forum Inc, contributing her insights to foster innovation and collaboration within the tech sector and Director at Coachtique, specialising in international executive and business coaching, mentoring and consulting.

Kay’s commitment to professional coaching and facilitation is underpinned by her dedication to continuous learning, an acute understanding of people dynamics, staying abreast of the evolving business landscape and technological advancements.

As a passionate advocate for diversity in senior leadership and boards, Kay is a dynamic change agent, focused on helping business leaders optimise themselves, and strengthen operational and organisational performance to create value for all stakeholders.

Professional career highlights include:

  • Director of Client Development at the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership (IECL), playing a crucial role in building leadership coaching capability for leaders & executives within large organisations across a global footprint.
  • Committee Chair at 100 Women and as the National Team Lead at the Australian Institute of Company Directors – Dedicated to uplifting diversity in corporate leadership and boards
  • Chief Executive Officer at the Joondalup Business Association and Managing Director & CEO at Jush Events in the United Kingdom – demonstrating a passion for authentic leadership, entrepreneurship, and building a strong business brand.
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