Expertise: Communication, Change and General Management, Coaching, Leadership
Kanina Blanchard has extensive experience working in international business, the public service, non-profit, and consulting. Having lived and worked on four continents 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 area of leadership development, education, and coaching.
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 focuses on supporting those seeking to grow and develop their character, competencies, and commitment. Kanina brings more than 30 years of practical, dynamic, and real-world experience to the table along with a deepening array of research and academic credentials that grounds her consulting practices in the creation of transformational and sustainable change. As a consultant she is committed to provide clients with targeted and customized strategic solutions to challenges that impact organizational and leadership brand, reputation, and bottom line. As an academic, her focus and research is on responsible leadership, women in leadership and on supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Canada's flagship leadership development program.
Lead complex change in a disrupted business environment and develop practical solutions to the challenges your organization is facing today.
Starts February 27, 2023
London, Ontario, Canada
Grow your leadership presence through authentic communication
Learn how to cultivate your leadership presence by identifying and bringing your best self forward. Hone your communication skills, receive coaching from top-rated Ivey faculty, and practice with a peer network of other leaders.
Starts March 28, 2023
Elevate your investment practice to the next level and build for future success
Developed in collaboration with the Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC), this program is designed to help participants master the key skills for managing a professional and contemporary investment advisory business.
Starts April 16, 2023
London, Ontario, Canada
September 15th, 2022
In this article, we explore the Social Style Model™, the characteristics of each social style, and how an understanding of this model can help you not only be more aware of your individual style, but also improve your ability to communicate and manage relationships with others in your professional and personal lives.Read Story
May 14th, 2020
The Ivey Academy delivered a live online workshop in partnership with Western Alumni on leading and influencing virtually, featuring Ivey Academy professor Kanina Blanchard.Read Story
May 5th, 2020
Our own Kanina Blanchard offers insightful strategies for leaders on helping their teams — and themselves — thrive through a crisis.Read Story
March 26th, 2020
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.Read Story