Owner and Chief Innovation Catalyst
Tim Fleming is a professional facilitator with a strong interest in helping people and groups to work together to achieve their collective goals, improve their practices, and overcome their challenges. Tim is motivated by the belief that positive, meaningful engagement and well-designed facilitated processes can lead to better, sustainable decisions, greater productivity and transformed relationships.
Since the beginning of his career, Tim has worked in the engagement field as a facilitator, public and stakeholder involvement practitioner, conflict management practitioner, project manager and trainer. He excels at process planning and design, facilitating groups, conducting interviews, synthesizing participant knowledge and building client relationships. His experience includes managing positive interactions around challenging issues such as school closure, waste management and criminal justice, as well as in the delivery of various strategic planning and advisory processes. For such challenges, he intentionally draws out the wisdom, leadership and desire for excellence that exists within groups.
Tim has an undergraduate degree in Conflict Resolution and International Development, a certificate in Public Participation from the International Association for Public Participation, and a Professional Certificate in Conflict Management from the Sprott School of Business. In 2010, he was awarded the designation of IAF Certified Professional Facilitator from the International Association of Facilitators.
Collaborators & Allies
Karen Brownrigg, iHR Advisory Services
Human Resource Specialist and Advisor
Karen Brownrigg is the Founder and CEO of iHR Advisory Services. Karen holds a Top Secret Security Clearance and brings over 17 years of experience as a bilingual HR Executive working in private industry in both the legal and telecommunications sectors, not-for-profit health care environments, Municipal Government for the Ottawa Police Service and in the financial sector for a Federal Crown Corporation.
Over the course of her career, Karen has been involved in many transformational projects. These projects span all types and sizes of organizations and include advising small to medium sized organizations and not-for-profits on how to set up their HR Programs, conducting workplace assessments to determine the root cause of workplace morale issues, training and guidance for leaders on how to avoid the pitfalls of employment and labour relations issues, as well as providing advice and guidance on the implementation of major transformative change initiatives.