Jeff is a seasoned management and organizational development consultant with over a quarter century of experience helping clients improve their competitiveness by focusing on the competency of their people. From 1981 to 1997 he was an officer in the Canadian Forces, serving in numerous operations, training, and standards roles. After leaving the Forces, Jeff worked with a number of firms in the aerospace sector, including an assignment as head of training and development for a multi-national aerospace defense command and control system.
He has worked extensively in skills analysis and competency development. His early work in this arena included developing in-depth competency profiles as part of Nestlé Canada’s ‘World Class’ maintenance skills initiative, as well as designing the foundation front-line leadership program for Nestlé North America. Since then he has assisted numerous clients in the construction, resource, manufacturing, pulp and paper, aerospace, transportation and logistics, mining, metal processing, and agricultural sectors.
Jeff received his Certified Management Consultant designation in 2001, and was named a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Alberta (ICMCA) in 2014. He currently serves as the Registrar for ICMCA, as well as the Chair of the National Certification Committee for CMC Canada. He is a long-time member of the Institute for Performance and Learning (I4PL, Formerly the Canadian Society for Training Development (CSTD)), and holds that organization’s Certified Training Development Professional (CTDP) designation. He is also a member of the Canadian Vocational Association, trained by the CVA in the DACUM occupational analysis methodologies, and a Fellow of the UK-based Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (The RSA).
Jeff is fully bilingual (English and French), and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Administration from the College Militaire Royal de St Jean, and a Graduate Certificate in Organizational Design and Development from Royal Roads University.