Meet the Empowered Leadership Team


Sarah Devereaux - MCC

Director | ICF Coach Trainer | Leadership Trainer

Sarah is the world's youngest International Coach Federation (ICF) Master Certified Coach (MCC), and has dedicated her career to mastering the art and science of professional coaching. 

Sarah is passionate about influencing a ripple effect of positive change within organisational leadership.

Having trained over 1000 coaches and leaders from around the world, Sarah is committed to continuing to influence the ripple effect of positive change.


Evan Spargo - PCC

ICF Coach Trainer | Personal & Performance Coach

Evan is a Personal & Performance Coach with a wealth of coaching and leadership experience. Holding his Professional Certified Coach (PCC) Credential through the International Coach Federation (ICF), Evan has coached and trained hundreds of leaders from around the world. 

Evan believes in the power of transforming leadership through integrating the art and science of coaching. He relishes the opportunity to shine light on what is unconscious to his clients, helping them to access their untapped potential from within.


Jo Lanigan - MCC

ICF Coach Trainer | Leadership Coach | Trainer

Jo is an inspirational Trainer and Leadership Coach.  She is passionate about helping her clients achieve optimal success as they step fully into their personal leadership.

Jo has had many years of working with leaders and training them to bring about a coaching culture within their organisations.

Jo’s leadership and coaching experience makes her a valuable asset to the Empowered Leadership team.

Who we are



Trust: We stand for what we promise.

Growth: maximising growth of self for the greater good of the individual and the corporation.

Empowerment: enabling leaders to influence positive change within their corporation.

Integrity: acting in the best interests of each of the stakeholders.

Excellence: high standards are the aim and expectation, in everything we do.



To be New Zealand’s premier leadership training and executive coaching firm, dedicated to maximizing the human potential and emotional intelligence of corporate leaders.



To maximise the human potential and emotional intelligence of corporate leaders, influencing optimum performance through empowerment based leadership.