Michelle Chambers

  • Biography

    Michelle is the Program Director for the Centre of Excellence in Organization Development at Schulich ExecEd.  She is an award-winning facilitator, speaker, author and consultant and is a thought leader and senior practitioner in the Organization Development and Team Coaching field. Results oriented leaders and organizations choose to work with Michelle because she enables them to improve individual, team and organizational effectiveness and deliver unprecedented results. Clients describe her as an engaging and collaborative partner that values relationship building and developing potential. Her work with clients has resulted in improved employee communications and engagement; increased work satisfaction and performance; increased revenue; increased employee retention; decreased operating costs and enhanced capacity for individuals, teams, organizations.  Her work has contributed to organizations being amongst the top 50 in Canada.

    She has worked across a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, healthcare, public sector, education, telecommunications, non-profit and financial services.  Her areas of expertise include leadership development & strategy; team coaching; transformational change; strategic planning, culture change, process facilitation and customized learning.  In her last corporate role, she was responsible for Leadership Development across Telus Mobility enterprise wide.  She is a published author and has spoken at conferences including ICF; Strategic Capability Network, I4PL, HRPA, ODN, TODN, IODA, Coach at Work.  She is also a published author with contributions to CHOICE, Coach at Work, Municipal World, HRPA, Toronto Star and has been interviewed by HR Reporter, Global News and The Charles Adler Radio Show.  She is also a contributor to “Team Coaching Casebook” by McGraw Hill.  Michelle is also a senior faculty member with Team Coaching International and an ICF Prism award holder for coaching excellence in organizations. She also holds professional designations in HR, OD, Coaching & Training.


    Leading Collaboratively Masters Certificate in Organization Development and Change