Rick Lash, Ph.D.

Rick Lash, Ph.D.

Senior Client Partner

Toronto

Mr. Lash has partnered with a leading Fortune 500 consumer goods giant to develop career paths for high potential executives across all businesses globally and has been a lead facilitator for their senior executive programs at their corporate university.

For a leading Pharmaceutical giant, he designed and facilitated advanced leadership development programs and worked with their senior leaders on strategic change management and team building.

For a Canadian financial institution, he co-led the design and implementation of a managerial leadership program to develop emotional intelligence competencies for 3,000 managers and executives.

For a Canadian media conglomerate, he developed an integrated competency-based human resources system which included designing competency models for their senior management roles.

Mr. Lash has delivered successful business solutions for leading organizations in both Canada and the United States, in various industries including but not limited to Consumer Goods, Pharmaceutical, Financial and various federal and provincial government ministries. He is also a registered psychologist and a certified coach, working with senior executives globally.

His primary expertise areas include senior executive leadership, top team development, talent management, executive coaching, emotional intelligence, performance management systems design, competency model development and implementation, selection system development and implementation, executive assessment centres, organizational structure and needs assessment and simulation design. 

Rick holds a doctorate in psychology from the University of Toronto, specializing in cognitive science and instructional technology. He is widely recognized as an expert in creating cultures of continuous learning and developing emotional intelligence and has spoken extensively on leadership development and organizational transformation topics.