Breakthrough Leadership for Transition
For senior level executives dedicated to accelerating Canada’s transition to a low carbon, socially inclusive economy.
How do we reframe leadership for a climate positive future?
Introducing Breakthrough Leadership for Transition.
Breakthrough leaders of tomorrow are the ones that challenge the rules of yesterday, foster new relationships and develop innovative practices.
Introducing Breakthrough Leadership for Transition, a groundbreaking facilitated experience for leaders who are ready to steer a more inclusive and generative transition and build a climate positive and sustainable future.
Participants will reflect on and build leadership practices, ask new questions, build new relationships, and enhance the capacity to to drive and manage challenges of today and changes the future may hold.
In a special session led by Dr Alexandra Stubbings, our Breakthrough Leadership for Transition advisory council connected online to exchange reflections and observations on what we are learning about resilience and leadership during the pandemic that might be applied to the climate crisis. In a time of unprecedented uncertainty, we’re learning there is value in making space for connection and meaningful dialogue.
Breakthrough Leadership for Transition is an unparalleled opportunity to reflect on and build your leadership practices. Extend your community of like-minded visionaries as you and your teams navigate Canada’s most pressing environmental, social and economic imperatives.
If you are a leader who is prepared to galvanize and enact solutions for positive action….
Dr Alexandra Stubbings DProf MSc CMI FRSA
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Dr Alexandra Stubbings consults, researches and speaks globally on purpose-led strategy, leadership and culture change. She specialises in coaching Boards and senior leaders to deeply examine their context, develop their organisation’s social purpose and bring it to life in strategy and culture.
Alexandra has worked in over 30 countries with businesses, governments, civil society organisations and networks, often facilitating dialogue and learning between them. Notable clients include UK Central Government (Dept for International Trade, DfID, Homes England), UAE Ministry of Education, Sierra Leone Ministry of Health, OECD, EU Commission, Rockefeller Foundation, Unilever Oxfam, V&A, Sir Robert McAlpine, Kings College London, UCL, Telefonica, Microsoft, Renewable Energy Systems, Climate Development Knowledge Network, New Zealand Business Council for Sustainable Development.
Projects range from integrating sustainability into the UAE’s national curriculum for schools, to facilitating dialogue on climate change with UK Members of Parliament, to leading conferences for hundreds of low carbon development specialists in countries as diverse as Thailand, Ethiopia, Kenya, US, Dominican Republic and Senegal. She is currently coaching senior leaders in major tech and energy firms, multilaterals and government agencies on sustainability leadership.
She is Visiting Faculty at Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and for the Academy of Sustainable Innovation on leading change for positive impact. Alexandra sits on the Industrial Advisory Board of the Open University’s School for Engineering and Innovation and also speaks internationally on Ethical Leadership and Systems Change. She is Vice-Chair of the Systems Thinking in Practice Level 7 Apprenticeship committee.
Alexandra founded the Organisation Development consultancy Talik & Company in 2012 with a mission to bring world-class leadership and change capability to the challenge of addressing the world’s most intransigent problems. Talik was recognized in 2018 and 2019 as one of the FT’s Leading Management Consultancies for its work combining sustainability, people and performance and organizational change.
Breakthrough Leadership for Transition Advisory Council
Frances Edmonds, HP Canada
Stephen Koch, Canadian Electricity Association
Robert Larocque, FPAC
John Dillon, Business Council of Canada
Skye McConnell, Shell Canada
Justine Hendricks, Export Development Canada
Stephanie Rozak, Suncor
Matt McCulloch, COSIA