Doug has an extensive track record of coaching and facilitating c-suite healthcare leaders from across Canada to take bold take innovative approaches to leadership, people systems and strategic change. His coaching and organization development work with leaders has directly contributed to the attainment of numerous national and regional awards of excellence including Canada’s Top Employers for Young People and Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures.
Doug keeps abreast of current healthcare trends through his partnership with Health Excellence Canada (HEC), the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL), and the Canadian Health Leadership Network (CHLNet) when he facilitates the quarterly National Health Leadership Huddle for CEO/CXO’s.
Doug is a practicum advisor in the Masters Certificate in Organization Development at Schulich ExecEd with the Schulich School of Business. He has been honoured with repeat requests to speak at the IRC Talent Management Program at Queen’s University and the Masters Certificate in Innovation Leadership Program at Schulich. Doug leverages knowledge gained from his master’s degree in Leadership and Training to build leadership capacity in others and facilitate positive change. As a professional facilitator Doug has delivered international and national symposiums, keynotes, and workshops to thousands of individuals. He is an active member with the International Association of Facilitators and the International Coaching Federation.
Doug values diversity – he built and led a volunteer program of over 1000 individuals who spoke more than 75 different languages, ranged in age from 16 to 80 and represented over 100 educational facilities. He has built effective relationships as a volunteer with diverse professional associations, community groups and associations at local, provincial, and international levels. Doug has received awards for his work including recognition from the Ontario Hospital Association and the Professional Association of Volunteer Leaders – Ontario for his contributions locally and internationally.