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Kathy Lockwood PCC, CPCC, CNTC

Founder & Leadership Coach

Kathy Lockwood is an Executive Coach with over 30 years of corporate & coaching experience working with multi-national organizations primarily in Financial and Professional Services.

Kathy is known as a straight-forward coach who is skilled at helping leaders identify what is getting in their way of further success and inspires them to move out of their comfort zone to achieve their future goals. She helps leaders gain clarity around their leadership style, and develop in areas so they can lead at their best.

During her coaching career, Kathy has worked with leaders up to and including C-Suite executives. Coaching has covered working with significant organizational change, executive presence, developing a talent mindset, communication skills, and executive readiness.

Prior to starting her coaching practice, Kathy held senior Human Resources positions including Canada HR Leader for Aon, and Senior Vice President, HR for Manulife Financial’s Corporate and Investment Divisions. In this role Kathy was an inspirational leader to teams in Canada, the United States and Hong Kong. She has a deep appreciation of the impact diverse cultural contexts can have on leaders both locally and abroad.

Kathy completed her coach training through the Coaches Training Institute (CTI) and achieved her CPCC designation. She has acquired the ACC and PCC designations through the International Coach Federation (ICF). Kathy is certified in the The Leadership Circle Assessment, the Hogan Assessment Suite, The Birkman Method and the LEA360 Assessment.

Most recently Kathy took an interest in Neuroscience and Coaching,  and achieved the Certified NeuroTransformational Coach (CNTC) designation through BEabove Leadership.

Kathy is the Past Board Chair & Director of the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. She is a past Board Director for TRIEC (Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council). Kathy is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council and is a contributing author to Forbes.com. She has also been published in The Globe & mail.  In 2012, Kathy was recognized as a Woman of Influence Canadian Diversity Champion.

“Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence, and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.”

Sheryl Sandburg

Kathy is a writer for Forbes Coaches Council

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