is a Certified General Accountant (CGA), and a Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager (CAFM) with more than 15 years of diverse experience in commercial, not-for-profit and Aboriginal organizations and government funded NGOs. He is an expert in a wide variety of finance-related areas, including financial and cash management, budget execution, computerized accounting systems, data variance analysis, departmental and project driven reporting, and management. He has extensive experience in government funding and reporting issues, segregated funding and fund accounting, program expense allocations, and meeting specific requirements for reporting to various levels of government agencies. Steve has taught for the Certified General Accountants Association of Ontario and often provides training to clients and staff on accounting policy and procedures.
is a dynamic adult educator with extensive training, facilitation, keynote speaking and coaching experience in North America and Europe. He is a strong experiential learning program designer who is certified in needs analysis and program evaluation methodologies. Participants in his workshops appreciate his empathy, humour, flexibility and energy. His clients report that he gets results: the sessions he designs, facilitates and manages on their behalf are positive, inspiring experiences that stimulate desired changes and outputs. David is the co-founder of PassionWorks! Inc. and Discover Training Inc. and the author of “PassionWorks! Your Guide to Passion in the Modern Workplace”.
is a business excellence focused senior manager and internal consultant with an engineering background. A former officer in the Royal Air Force, he is a creative thinker and dynamic innovator with considerable experience in leading and managing teams, especially in an environment of rapid change. He has a passion for teaching, educating and sharing knowledge and understanding. Graham has lectured at Masters level, and led numerous workshops and training events on diverse subjects such as leadership, networking, lean thinking, and knowledge management. He has a broad range of consultancy skills, from analysis to implementation, with emphasis on applying lean and systems thinking to logistics and business processes. Graham has a keen interest in creating win-win situations and sustainable change through people development.
is a senior certified human resources professional (CHRP) and certified management consultant. A problem solver and analytical thinker, she has proven skills in leading executive teams to deliver results for a diversity of challenging assignments in the public and private sectors. Her thought leadership and innovation have been recognized by her peers and clients with nominations and awards. Her consulting services focus on the human dynamics of leaders and executive teams impacting the performance of their employees. She facilitates visioning and planning sessions, enables succession of high potential employees, and encourages high performance teams. Her passion is helping strong leaders and their teams excel, be it in private or public sectors.
is a Senior Consultant with extensive international experience in a variety of business and public sectors. His work focuses on organization development, performance management and leadership. He has lead strategic projects including a multi-year culture change initiative for a Japanese automobile manufacturer, worked with the Partners of a major accounting firm to improve governance, management and Partner roles and developed and facilitated an on-going leadership program for a major UK bank.
He combines experience and intellectual integrity with common sense and is committed to a client-centered consulting approach. Bill has the gravitas to influence at Board level. He is also very effective in engaging with and motivating employees. He brings sensitivity, clear thinking and collaborative values to all that he does. Bill has done a lot of work in the area of strategic planning and is able to translate complex and often competing priorities into workable goals and plans. His clients value his informal yet focused style combined with accomplished facilitation and consensus-building skills.
is a strategy-focused consultant and experienced instructor and facilitator. He is a seasoned practitioner with hands-on experience in project and technical management, engineering, systems integration and architecture, training and open source systems. Bill has a PhD in Computer Science and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He has a deep understanding of best practices in project management, having served in a variety of roles in projects ranging from $2M to $20M. He was project manager on the Canadian Forces Health Information System and deputy project manager on the Electronic Warfare Control Analysis Centre. He has served as subsystem lead, systems architect and other roles in projects such as the Canadian Forces Supply System Upgrade and the Naval Integrated Support System. Bill also established and managed the first Canadian Forces base computing centre, located at CFB Gagetown and supporting 4500 personnel. Bill regularly delivers courses on Project Management and IT Project Management.
has been involved in policy analysis, communications, and group facilitation work for more than 30 years, both in government and in the House of Commons. His work has been as diverse as spokesperson for Energy and Pollution Probe, energy policy advisor, press secretary to the Minister for International Trade, National Crime Prevention Week coordinator, and Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the Parole Board. As manager of the Corporate Policy and Research Division in the then Consumer and Corporate Affairs, he was responsible for coordinating the departmental regulatory review and standards projects.
After leaving government he became a leading specialist in regulatory and legislative analysis, providing his services to many government departments. Ian has completed numerous contracts concerned with small business, regulatory policy, paper burden, legislative renewal, and compliance strategies. His background and work straddles the two disciplines of policy analysis and communications. This combination has made him adept at consultation design and stakeholder facilitation. In addition, he provides a series of training courses for public servants that parallel his fields of expertise. In the past five years, he has travelled frequently to Nunavut, providing policy development and project management workshops for employees in the government.