Pearl Proud

Pearl Proud, an emblem of EDI, brings extensive executive experience in the EDI space together with deep clinical and psychological understanding of human behaviour to the Symmetra team. Her high impact on those she works with is driven by her passion to do this work, to leverage her personal power to transform workplaces and lives as well as deliver outcomes which create culturally and psychologically safe spaces for everyone.

She has overseen projects, transformed teams and shaped policy in the Equity, Diversity & Inclusion leadership space as a Senior Consultant and Executive Coach. She has held senior roles in private consultancy, government and not-for-profit sectors in clinical service delivery as a Consulting Psychologist and AHPRA approved Clinical Supervisor.

Pearl has extensive experience in Governance as a Non-Executive Director and Board Chair and Governance Mentor across the tertiary and not-for-profit sectors. She is a Member of the Institute of Company Directors and an alumna of the Cranlana Leadership Colloquium.

Pearl has also contributed to the civic, social, cultural and artistic life in Western Australia as a Patron for the Perth Arts Festival, the Founding Patron for the Perth Writers Festival and as a Medici Donor. She was awarded the national Living Legend Award 2012 for her philanthropic and civic contribution.