Dr. Zoë MacLeod is a certified executive coach, change agent, and educational advisor working in the fields of leadership, executive coaching, and professional and organizational development. She is passionate about helping people and organizations to cultivate creative intelligence, focus on strengths and awaken to the possibility of happier, healthier and more productive work environments. Her consulting experience includes evaluation of learning and development needs for leadership, strategic planning for delivery of leadership development programs and advisory services for the effective leadership of change. Zoe’s doctoral research focused on evaluating the impact of coaching for women in higher education and she currently serves on the Coach Training Global Board of Directors for the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Zoe is currently Associate Vice-President, Professional and Continuing Studies at Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC Canada, where she leads a team of brilliant people working tremendously hard to serve students, clients, and organizations in their pursuit of professional development and lifelong learning. She consults with external organizations to develop and deliver award-winning transformative leadership development programs for organizations across the globe. Zoë holds a PhD in Organizational Development and Change (2018) and a Master of Arts in Human Development from Fielding Graduate University (2010), a Master of Arts in Leadership and Training (2005) and a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching (2012) from Royal Roads University.
What inspires you?
Love. Humanness. Compassion. Kindness. Changemaking/makers who want to build a better tomorrow and future.
What relationship has been most influential in your life?
Many influential relationships and one that resonates in this moment is my maternal grandmother who taught me to ‘allow, adapt, and accept’.
What’s on your bookshelf?
Antiracism and Universal Design for Learning, Andratesha Fritzgerald
Don’t Label Me, Irshad Manji
Leading in the Digital World, Amit Mukherjee