Rob Elkington

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CEO, and President, of Global Leadership Initiatives

Rob has extensive experience working internationally on food security projects, HIV Aids reduction, poverty intervention, and education for disadvantaged and marginalized communities....

Sarah Elkington

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COO and Co-Founder of Global Leadership Initiatives

Sarah Elkington holds a BHSc. (Hons) as well as a BHSc.N and a certificate in Professional Management. She is the COO and co-founder of Global Leadership Initiatives, Inc. Sarah's passion is to create programs and services that promote organizational growth as well as healthy, successful leaders.

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Berna Merih

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Berna is a Flow Certified Professional Coach (FCPC) and is accredited as an ACC (Associate Certified Coach). As a Transformational Leadership Coach, Berna is pursuing her PCC credential with International Coaching Federation (ICF). Berna lives with her family in Connecticut, USA. Berna, a lifelong learner, is passionate about leadership, mindfulness, and dancing.

Laura Boyko

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Laura is a seasoned leader who has developed, managed and led over 15 teams in a variety of industries. As a social worker and certified Coach she uses a strengths based approach in her work help individuals become the very best version of themselves.

Jennifer Moss Breen

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Jennifer received her Ph.D. in Leadership Studies from the University of Nebraska in 2006. She currently serves as an Associate Professor of Leadership at Creighton University. Prior to working in academia, Jennifer was a Program Director at Nebraska's largest Methodist church. Prior to her ministry work, Jennifer worked in the financial services industry.

Elizabeth A. Tuleja

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With a passion and deep interest in culture and human behavior, it's important for me to embrace curiosity whether I'm coaching, consulting, or facilitating. This world is an amazing place and must be explored. I love the quote attributed to St. Augustine, “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.”

Jenni Frumer

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Jenni is licensed as a Clinical Social Worker and Mental Health Counselor and earned her Ph.D. in Human Capital Management from the College of Business at Bellevue University, NE.....

Suzanne Stigler Martin

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Organizational leadership development Catalyst and coach with PhD in Organizational Leadership and Master of Divinity. Certificate in DEI from USF.

Adrianna Vanderneut

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Adrianna is an experienced leader in the NFP and social services sectors. Her innovative and solution-focused approach to problem solving led to the implementation of programs that had a significant impact on the community. Adrianna’s passion is helping others succeed, which she does as a business Catalyst, mentor and educator.

Greg Morgan

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Greg is an Australian leadership practitioner and scholar who sees leadership as a type of practical wisdom for generating influence in relationships.

Alix Tumback

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Always growing, always learning, Alix looks forward answering the call to any challenge, always beginning with “why”. Her specialization is in eLearning instructional design and development, particularly focused on developing simulations.

Stephen Mathew

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Stephen has been training and consulting for over 20 years throughout Canada and the US in the areas of leadership and positive organizational dynamics primarily within the healthcare sector. Stephen is a popular conference speaker with extensive experience empowering management teams towards becoming more effective leaders.

Greg-Frankson

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Greg Frankson is the founder and CEO of Voice Share Inc. He holds certificates in Indigenous Awareness and Coaching for Performance and Mentorship, and earned bachelor’s degrees in history and education at Queen’s University. Greg is a member of the Ontario College of Teachers and the League of Canadian Poets.

Sarika Reich-Rohrwig

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Sarika comes with 18 years of progressive, corporate experience as a senior leader across commercial/business operations, digital e-commerce, program and project management in the electronics and manufacturing industry.

Vahagn Asatryan

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Dr. Vahagn Asatryan is a dynamic speaker and experienced workshop facilitator. He attained his Ph. D. and MBA from Iowa State University. Dr. Asatryan teaches in the Department of Business at Redeemer University College in Hamilton, Ontario and has previously taught in the United States.

Vivianne Bridgeman

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Vivianne brings over 20 years of experience in the North American, Middle East and Caspian regions holding senior leadership positions in the Not for Profit, Oil & Gas / Energy, Manufacturing, Construction, Security Services, Snow Sports and Not for Profit industries.

Rachel Levy

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Rachel brings over 20 years of progressive senior leadership experience and is accomplished across a wide range of functions. She has developed executive governance models and has implemented learning and development programs impacting thousands of employees across Canada.

Krystal Keating

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Krystal holds a bachelor’s in Criminology and Justice, as well as a master’s in Criminology, from Ontario Tech University. Krystal's research specialization focuses on crimes against seniors, particularly within the long-term care system. Furthermore, Krystal’s research focuses on workplace leadership, the impact of technology on leadership, and the effectiveness of workplace training, education, and mediation.

Akinwumi Oke

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Dr. Akinwumi Oke is a policy management and strategy Catalyst with over 20 years’ experience across key management competencies in the public, private and non-profit sector. He holds a PhD in Leadership and supports organizations to develop their internal ecosystems so they can innovate effectively for success.

Xoliswa Majola

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Dr. Xoliswa Majola works for the University of KwaZulu-Natal Graduate School of Business and Leadership. Has a BA in Communication Science Degree, BA Honours in Communication in Telecommunications and Information Policy from University of South Africa, Master of Commerce in Leadership (ICT and Economic Development), PhD in Leadership.

John E. Burgess

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John E. Burgess is a business executive and leadership Catalyst. Throughout his career, he has enjoyed dual citizenship in the worlds of business and music.

Malcolm Mactaggart

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Malcolm spent 5 years as General Manager of Microsoft Canada. In his last corporate role, he built a Canadian technology firm into a global player, sold the firm to a European private-equity group and retired from corporate life in 2006.

Gloria J. Burgess

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Dr. Gloria J. Burgess is a leadership Catalyst, executive coach, educator, and expert designer of unique, innovative learning experiences. Her focus is singular: transformation.

Nilsa Fleury

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Catalyst, author of several articles and books, Nilsa Fleury was a University professor and Catalyst in Brazil and currently in USA

Heather Johnson

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Dr. Heather Johnson is a scientist, an engineer, and a radical innovation scholar-practitioner with a doctoral degree from the University of Maryland, in the USA. The title of her dissertation is “Strategic management competencies for radical innovation in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world”.

Yulia Tolstikov-Mast

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Yulia Tolstikov-Mast, Ph.D. is a Global Leadership Scholar, Doctoral Education Innovator, Catalyst, and Author. Originally from Russia, she relocated to the United States about 20 years ago.

Harnek Singh Randhawa

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My target is to make agriculture a ‘professional-business’ and the farmer a ‘business-professional’ by changing the perspective that the farmer is a layman with little knowledge and recognize them as experts of their field.

Seth R. Silver

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His work includes consulting to senior management on such topics as cultural change, employee engagement, and customer loyalty; working with leadership teams to increase effectiveness and performance; providing clients such services as executive coaching, strategic planning, and organizational diagnosis; and teaching employees professional skills and strategies for workplace success.

Heinrich C. Volmink

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Heinrich is a medical doctor and specialist in public health medicine. He is a public health specialist advisor Catalyst) in industry, and is also a board member of OUTA, a civil society organization that fights against corruption and maladministration in South Africa. Additionally, he is a reserve force officer (Major) in the South African Military Health Service.

Chris O. Chukwuma

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Chris is deeply interested in the study of African leadership and the ways to resolving the pervasive leadership crisis.

Faith Wambura Ngunjiri

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Faith Ngunjiri is the Director of the Lorentzsen Center for Faith and Work, and Associate Professor of Ethics and Leadership at the Offutt School of Business at Concordia College (Moorhead, Minnesota).

John D. Volmink

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Dr. John D. Volmink was born and raised in Cape Town South Africa. He completed his PhD in Mathematics Education at Cornell University in 1988. He later became the Head of Mathematics at the then Peninsula Technikon.

Tineke Wulffers

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Dr Tineke Wulffers divides her time between her practitioner and academic work. She is the director of the Moya Institute of Authentic Leadership Effectiveness.

Derek Redmond

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Derek is an award-winning instructional designer and eLearning developer. In addition, Derek is an emerging researcher in his field, recently publishing in The International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning.

Kirsten Redmond

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Kirsten is an organizational development Catalyst, diversity strategist, and inclusive leadership coach.

Yetunde Oke

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Deborah is the recipient of Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal, Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, Member Order of Merit of the Police Forces Medal given by Governor General, Ontario Women in Law Enforcement Community Service Award, and Commissioner’s Commendation Medal for volunteer work in Canada and Internationally in Africa.

Randhir Rawatlal

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Professor of chemical engineering with experience in Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Geospatial Analysis, and Reactor Engineering. He leads/has lead through academic (Head of Department, Deputy Dean) and entrepreneurship (Director, CEO) roles. His software projects have attracted international awards in Education, Water Conservation and Industrial Symbiosis.

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