Meet the Team
Cate is the Program Lead of the New and Evolving Academic Leaders program (NEAL) and is a Partner in the Potential Group consulting firm, which focuses on strategic change in academic healthcare and education. Cate is deeply experienced at design, facilitation, capacity building and constructing effective conversations and processes that support systemic change and social innovation. She has supported more than 250 strategic change initiatives in higher education and academic and community healthcare across Canada in the past decade, and has been involved in intersectional feminist, gender and queer advocacy since the 1980s.
Cate is a Certified Professional Co-active Coach (CPCC), and was core faculty in the Collaborative Change Leadership program at the Centre for Interprofessional Education for ten years. Cate has a PhD in Human and Organizational Systems and holds an adjunct appointment in the Department of Psychiatry, at the University of Toronto. Cate is also the Director of Nikibasika -- a learning and development program for youth in Uganda.