Joshua Iacc Smith
Joshua is co-creator of The Impostor Breakthrough and co-author of the forthcoming book Composure: The Art of Executive Presence due for global release in May 2021. Currently, Joshua is Managing Director of Adapt Faster, Ltd. He is a Harvard-trained executive coach and behavioural specialist focusing on neuroscience-informed approaches to mindfulness, leadership and resilience. He currently coaches executives and teams globally, and leads courses in trauma treatment, resilience, leadership, agile team building and mindfulness in trauma therapy. He is a Leadership Fellow and co-facilitator of Leadership Conversations at St. George’s House, College of St George, Windsor Castle, and was formerly Assistant Director of the EMDR Centre London. Joshua has completed High Impact Leadership training at the University of Cambridge, has fulfilled programmes in mindfulness and neuroscience at the University of Oxford, and has trained in Neuroscience of Leadership at MIT Sloan Executive Education. He is also an accredited member of the International Council of Psychotherapists.
As a former technology entrepreneur Joshua was once CEO of a telecommunications company based in southern California before selling and retiring at 32. He has been seen by an estimated 10 million people on CBS news, ITV, Channel 4, Living TV, and has appeared on radio on numerous occasions including BBC and LBC. His work has been featured or mentioned in top print media including the Sunday Times, South China Post, Health & Fitness, Shape, Marie Claire, Evening Standard, Daily Mail, and Metro.
Joshua is best known for his creation of a bestselling DVD “Yogaboxing”, which combined his many techniques into a fitness workout. Joshua also helped launch MBT footwear into a global brand as a toning/weight-loss product, as a Director of Academic Programmes. Joshua has a BA in economics, and has completed studies in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, EMDR, executive coaching, biomechanics, yoga, chi gong, and African dance.
Joshua is co-author of The Happy Teacher: 11 Rs Every Teacher Should Know. As a result of his work, he was invited to a White House reception to greet Queen Elizabeth II. Joshua has presented trauma, leadership, resilience and team-building seminars around the world.