John Poulsen


John Poulsen is the founder of People Passion Performance and was formerly Australian Managing Partner and CEO of Squire Patton Boggs. As Managing Partner of the Perth office of Minter Ellison, John led Minter Ellison ‘go global’ which resulted in the firm joining the top 10 international firm Squire Sanders (now Squire Patton Boggs). From October 2011 to 31 December 2017, as CEO & Managing partner, John led the firm to be one of the fastest growing law firms in Australia, with offices in Perth, Sydney and Darwin.

John now shares his real world experiences in transforming workplace cultures through values, coaching and mentoring leaders and emerging leaders to become compassionate and adaptive leaders.

John helps guide Pragma’s lawyers to grow and develop with a focus on creating and maintaining a healthy workplace.