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David Swain

B.Sc., MSOD, CMC, PCC/CEC,Certified Team Coach

David has a unique combination of senior management experience with Fortune 500 businesses, partnership experience with Deloitte USA, and consulting/coaching experience with a range of private, public, and not-for-profit sector organizations in North America and Europe.

David’s primary focus is on the practice of leadership and the many contributors for success, including leader skill and competency development, managing people and teams, moving from strategic thinking to planning to sustainable implementation, fostering creativity and innovation, and ultimately leading for results. His practice provides a refined balance of respecting and acknowledging the current culture of an organization, with the focused support necessary to move strategically and quickly in a new direction.

David’s extensive experience in both coaching the leaders of large organizations and leading them himself, imbues his consulting work with a unique and respectful appreciation of both the challenges and satisfaction of building new capabilities and achieving greater results in ever-changing business environments. He has a reputation for bringing a seasoned and calm approach to what is often a complex and charged time for an organization and its leadership group; times of crisis, times of opportunity and growth, and ultimately times of change.

“David is highly skilled at conflict resolution and facilitation. His ability to create a calm comfortable environment allowing sincere and open conversations about unique and difficult issues is extraordinary.”


Mark Rizzo, VP CIBC World Markets, Inc. and Chair, Board of Directors, Hamilton Health Sciences.

BSc Mgmt., MSOD, Certified Executive Coach, with over 30 years’ experience in both coaching the leaders of large organizations and leading them himself. He served as Learning Team Leader for the Emerging Leader and Executive Team Programs at the Global Institute for Leadership founded by Dr. Warren Bennis and is the co-author of “Networks-An Emerging Organizational form for Creative Collaboration” in Leaders for Tomorrow.

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