Trusted advisor for C-level decision makers who can help restore and optimize organizations and strengthen board governance.
With over two decades of progressive HR and organizational development experience, Heather is well-respected for her ability in partnering with boards, leaders, and team members to untangle complex people challenges. She is a trusted advisor to C-level decision makers across private and public organizations of all sizes and industries. With a specific focus on board governance and organizational strategy, conflict resolution and workplace restoration, leadership and team development, executive coaching, and group facilitation, Heather is best known for being able to identify and diagnose an organization’s root people and culture issues and determine the best plan for intervention. An experienced facilitator, Heather has led innovative leadership development initiatives that have proven to strengthen organizational cultures while driving sustainable growth. She is a catalyst of change recognized for successfully initiating and overseeing major transformations, developing high-performing teams and leaders, and providing clarity amidst chaos for multiple stakeholders across complex organizations.
Heather is an instructor in the Marine Studies Master’s Program in the School of Ocean Technology at Memorial University’s Fisheries and Marine Institute, as well as a frequent instructor in the Centre for Higher Education Research and Development Program at the University of Manitoba.
A serial volunteer, Heather currently serves on the boards of CAA, MusicNL, SJSEL, and the ADR Atlantic Institute. She has served on other boards at the provincial and national level including St. John’s Board of Trade, ICF Atlantic,the Canadian Association for University Continuing Education and TaskForceNL.