Joan Baker

Joan specialises in helping organisations and individuals plan for their future, make the changes necessary for high performance, and ensure that people achieve excellence.

#TeamEA Role

Joan Baker has worked with the Entrepreneurs Academy remotely for a number of years and has just relocated back to Ireland. We are pleased to have her join our panel of consultants.


Some of Joan’s books include:

    • Don’t Get a Job- Build a Business (with Joanne Hession), Mercier Press (2013)
    • My Time – How to Make the Rest of Life the Best of Life (with Mandy Fealy), Penguin (2011)
    • Your Last Fencepost – Succession for Farmers, Longacre (2008)
    • A Man is Not a Financial Plan, Allen and Unwin (2007)
    • And many more.


Joan has been: a Board Member for New Zealand Qualifications Authority, a Managing Director of Scholastic NZ Ltd, President of New Zealand Institute of Management (NZIM), Auckland, also a Principal Lecturer of Continuing Education at Dunedin College of Education and a Senior Lecturer in English at Dunedin College of Education.

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