Allan Smith - Director Canada West
Allan is your first point of contact to help you clarify the best solution to address your talent development needs. He brings broad knowledge and skills as a Leader, Executive Coach, Facilitator & Master Trainer and Organization Development professional.
Allan cemented his reputation in facilitation, consulting delivery and change management, coaching and award-winning business development with international OD/HR consultancies. In addition, he has held senior corporate roles in OD, Talent Management and Business Development. He managed the Training and Development function for a major bank, and as Director OD for an international engineering company, Allan oversaw succession, HiPo cohorts, leadership development and change management.
With hands on experience in multiple industries, Allan provides a unique value for his clients. His consulting and leadership roles have included, private, public and not-for-profit organizations on three continents. Some of his clients have included: Barrick Gold; Best Buy; BHPBilliton; Boeing; Canadian Pacific Rail; Finning International; Flextronics; Exxon; ING; Johnson & Johnson; Mark’s; Methanex; Suncor; Teck; and Telus.
Allan has a DipT & B..Ed (Social Sciences), multiple certifications in psychometric assessments including Hogan, MBTI(I&II), SHL, Benchmarks. Profiles PXT & PSA; authored career and mentoring tools, achieved certification through examination with the Institute of Management Consultants, Fellow of the IMC and has been an invited speaker on talent management. Allan is a life-long blood donor, has a passion for skiing and a great sense of humour.