Victoria Plaksin

Co-Founder and Managing Director of Trusted Negotiator

Victoria Plaksin is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Trusted Negotiator, leading a team with over 200 years of combined experience in high stakes negotiations. Trusted Negotiator’s purpose it to empower people to transform tough conversations into sources of mutual value, trust and impact.

Qualified in commerce, psychotherapy, conflict resolution and negotiation, Victoria has built a 20+ year career in business acceleration. She played key leadership roles in a number of start-ups and scale-ups, leveraging her strategy, leadership, marketing, sales and negotiation competencies to enter and thrive in competitive global markets. Having lived and worked in Europe, Middle East, South and North America, Victoria is attuned to the richness that comes from diversity and the necessity to artfully collaborating with people with widely varied perspectives.

Victoria also has over 15 years’ experience in designing and facilitating training, coaching and development programs that go beyond theory, drive behavioral change and tangible business results. Her particular area of interest is Conscious Leadership, with emphasis on bringing out individuals’ authentic leadership style. Victoria crafts and facilitates development programs that are deeply experiential and full of insight about the role of mindset, Emotional (EQ) and Spiritual Intelligence (SQ) on leadership effectiveness and business outcomes. She is an active ambassador for women in leadership and was involved in shaping the first ever Victorian State Government Strategy for Gender Equality driven by Fiona Richardson MP.

Victoria is avidly passionate about building conscious businesses that are a force of social good and transformation, and is currently the Deputy Chair of Conscious Capitalism of Australia & New Zealand (CCANZ). She is a Board Member of a number of Australian mid-sized businesses such as Lorraine Lea and Comcater, a Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and a Fellow at the Australian Institute of Management (AIM).


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