Kanina Blanchard

Expertise: Communication, Change Management, Coaching, Leadership

Kanina Blanchard has extensive experience working in international business, the public service, non-profit, and consulting. She is recognized for her ability to adapt, lead teams and projects, and navigate complexities across various sectors, geographies, and cultures. With expertise in the areas of organizational and communication challenges, as well as issues, crisis, and change management, her greatest passion is in the areas of leadership development, education, and coaching. Kanina has worked with many corporate clients, most notably The Dow Chemical Company, RIM/Blackberry, Red Sun Farms, Harrison Pensa, Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge, and Sigma Assessments.

From CEOs and C-Suite executives to emerging leaders, and from the next generation of professionals to those seeking to leave a leadership legacy, Kanina has coached thousands of individuals seeking to grow and develop their character, competencies, and commitment. Kanina has nearly 30 years of practical, dynamic and real-world experience with a deepening array of research and academic credentials that grounds her consulting practices in the creation of transformational and sustainable change. Kanina is committed to provide clients with targeted and customized strategic solutions to challenges that impact organizational and leadership brand, reputation, and bottom line.


Ivey Executive Program

A mid-career refresh for senior leaders.

Lead in today’s changing business environment; think strategically, cultivate talent, and develop practical solutions to the challenges your organization is facing today.

Spring 2021 TBA

London, Ontario, Canada

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May 14th, 2020

Bringing your best self forward: How to be a leader in your next virtual meeting

The Ivey Academy delivered a live online workshop in partnership with Western Alumni on leading and influencing virtually, featuring Ivey Academy professor Kanina Blanchard.

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March 26th, 2020

Leading through crisis: communication strategies for leaders

The Ivey Academy delivered a free webinar to share knowledge and expertise relating to leadership in times of crisis. "Leading Through Crisis: Communication Strategies for Leaders” offered perspectives and guidance for leaders who want to help their organizations be better in times of crisis.

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