Jessica Hickman

Jessica is a leadership coach, speaker, educator, and author with a core focus on empowering others to own their ability with authentic confidence driving change and innovation. As the founder of Bullyology, Jessica leads the Upstander Movement creating cultural change in workplaces and community.
Jessica provides individuals, schools and companies with the tools and strategies that will enable them to create a thriving respectful workplace free of Bullying and Harassment.

Jessica is a published author and globally recognised speaker who is deeply committed to building strong workplace and school cultures so people can be psychologically safe across the region and beyond.

With background working for local government and council the UK, Jessica Hickman landed her dream job when she came across an opportunity to work in Human Resources for a Darwin-based oil and gas project in Australia. In this leadership role, Jessica exceeded all expectations continuing to sharpen her skills on the job and creating significant cultural change. This led her to receive a slew of nationally recognised industry awards including Exceptional Women in Resources and The Northern Territory Achiever Awards. Jessica has provided training and professional talks in the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK.

Jessica delivers programmes that can be adapted to an organisations specific needs, putting the employer in a position to be a change-maker and helping ensure the organisation is optimally productive, legally compliant, safe and free from toxic behaviours. Jessica is committed to raise awareness of bullying and harassment in the workplace and inspire others to stand up for diversity and inclusion.
Jessica’s unique combination of personal experience, passionate research and in-demand skill as a global thought leader makes her the perfect solution for an organisation.

Jessica Hickman is a contributor to Dynamic Business, HealthCare Channel and is regularly featured in media such as to AFPA (Australian Federal Police Association), Lawyers Weekly and BBC and runs her own podcast – interviewing high profile guests. Her LinkedIn posts and articles on organisational culture, business leadership and workplace culture strategies have attracted followers globally.