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Kanina Blanchard


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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 has coached thousands of individual's seeking to grow and develop their character, competencies and commitment. Kanina brings almost 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. Kanina is committed to provide clients with targeted and customized strategic solutions to challenges that impact organizational and leadership brand, reputation and bottom line. Kanina invites you to join her on LinkedIn:


  • 2016-ongoing: PhD Candidate, Leadership
  • 2016: CASEA Margaret Haughey Master’s Award. Best Thesis
  • 2014-2016: Masters of Education, Western University
  • 1986-1989: Bachelor of Journalism with Sociology, Carleton University


  • 2009-current: Opportunity Creation
  • 2010-current: Ivey School of Business
  • 2013/14: Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic, Executive Director
  • 1989-2009: The Dow Chemical Company