I help senior leaders move from ideas to results. Clients from more than 100 organizations in the private, public, and non-profit sectors tell me they engage my services because I design and deliver the approaches they need to help them:

Ø  Identify where they want to be – and then –
Ø Successfully implement their plans to get them to where they want to be – and then –
Ø Sustain their change efforts.

I’m a partner in the Haines Centre for Strategic Management. We’re a global team of strategic management consultants, facilitators, and trainers known for our universal and practical applications of systems thinking principles. We make a meaningful, sustained difference to our clients and society as we enhance the strategic management and leadership capabilities of top executives and their organizations.  Founded in 1990, we provide services to clients in Asia, Australia & New Zealand, Canada, Greater China Region, and the USA.

The services I provide to help senior leaders and their organizations achieve their desired results include: Change management; change management strategy; change strategy; coaching; cultural transformation; ERP (SAP) OCM (organizational change management) implementation; facilitation; human resources management; project management; readiness assessments; realization; research; stakeholder engagement; strategic management; strategic planning; strategic thinking; survey development; sustainability; systems thinking; team effectiveness; and training.

I’ve taught in the post-graduate certificate program for Human Resources Management at Humber College and for Continuing Studies at the University of San Diego.

I hold an MSOD (Master of Science, Organization Development) degree from Pepperdine University (California); a Masters Certificate in Project Management from York University; an undergraduate degree from Athabasca University; and a diploma in human resources management from Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning. I also hold the following professional designations: CMC (Certified Management Consultant); CSODP (Certified Senior Organization Development Professional); PMP  (Project Management Professional); SMP (Strategic Management Professional) – as well as Prosci ADKAR.

I’m co-author (with Stephen G. Haines and James McKinlay) of Enterprise-Wide Change: Superior Results through Systems Thinking published by Pfeiffer/Wiley and a delighted recipient of the “Distinguished Alumni of the Year” award from Athabasca University


Gail Aller-Stead

Her three key areas of focus with clients are: strategic management (Planning); human resources management (People); and operational excellence (Leadership. Change).