Issues management, public order and organization development specialist providing research, analysis, and practical action plans related to internal/external emerging and critical issues, change management, risk assessments, and employee engagement. So far completed employee surveys and 360 assessment for over 300 workplaces and over 12,000 employees. Completed over 60 critical issues and environmental scans for diverse locations.
Recently retired as Division Director of Research & Analysis & Continuous Improvement with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, British Columbia headquarters. Served for two years as national Director of Change Management with RCMP headquarters in Ottawa. Former instructor, Change Leadership, federal government’s Pacific Region Training Center.
Doctorate in Human & Organizational Systems, Masters degrees in Human Development as well as Leadership and Training, undergrad in Public Administration, Certificate in Peer Counselling.
Currently consultant and professor in the MBA program of University Canada West (Vancouver). Previous issues management experience with international and national corporations, not-for-profits, professional associations, and government intelligence agencies including U.S. Homeland Security. Work has taken me to Asia, South America, North America.
Previously: business/political journalist, Associate Deputy Minister (Premier’s Office, B.C.), Senior Vice-President international consulting firm (Verus Group), sessional instructor, Change Dynamics, Stakeholder Relations (University of Victoria, Kwantlen Polytechnic University), sessional instructor Niagara Institute (issues management). Recipient of the 2000 Howard Chase Award for outstanding issues management, presented in Washington D.C. Three national RCMP awards for strategic communications and 9 awards for investigative journalism.
Served as a board member of the Issues Management Council based in Leesberg Virginia, sharing board duties with representatives from Daimler-Chrysler, Royal Dutch Shell, Nike, Weyerhaeuser Corp., and others.
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