Ritu Bhasin, LL.B. MBA, is the President of bci. Recognized globally for her diversity and leadership expertise, Ritu has received a number of awards and distinctions for her work. She has extensive experience in delivering programming, consulting, and coaching across a range of people management areas with a focus on leadership development, diversity and inclusion, and the advancement of women. Ritu works primarily with senior leadership teams, boards of directors, middle management, and emerging leader groups, including women and diverse professionals.
Associate – Consultant, Facilitator, and Coach
Allen Hirsh, CMC. is a consultant, facilitator, and coach who has worked with dozens of global organizations in a range of talent management and leadership areas across senior, middle management, and emerging leader groups. With 35 years of experience as an organizational and leadership consultant, Allen wears a variety of hats: strategist, facilitator, organization designer, coach, team builder, and educator.
Associate – Facilitator and Life Coach
Brigid Dineen is a facilitator, certified life coach, and yoga instructor in a range of mindfulness, resilience, and wellness areas. Brigid has over 10 years of experience in facilitation and coaching, specializing in the following areas: emotional intelligence; resilience; behavioural change; stress management; mindfulness and meditation; goals-based coaching; and mind-body wellness / mind-body connection.
Associate – Coach, Facilitator, and Consultant
Joanna Kirke, MBA, is a coach, facilitator, and consultant and has over 20 years of talent management, leadership consulting, and executive coaching experience. Joanna is experienced in developing and delivering high impact workshops and coaching programming for a range of sectors – including financial services, law firms, telecommunications, mining, and oil and gas, and education.
Associate – Consultant, Facilitator, and Life Coach
Komal Bhasin, MSW, MHSc (HA), RSW, CHE, is a consultant, facilitator, and life coach with over 12 years of experience in consulting, strategic advising, and leadership/management, with a particular focus on the health and social service sectors. With a unique clinical and administrative background, Komal works in a range of contexts with clients, including one-on-one coaching, community development and advocacy, and leading large-scale consulting and policy initiatives.
Executive Assistant (On Leave)
Alyse Runyan, M.A., is Executive Assistant with bci. In this capacity, Alyse oversees office administration, workshop logistics, and research support. Previously, Alyse spent several years working as a Marketing Administrator, managing events and capturing leads for a large IT company.
Stephanie Damgaard, B.A., is Communications Associate with bci, a role that encompasses all marketing and communications activities of the firm. Stephanie has extensive experience in communications and project management across a range of areas and brings an adaptable, creative mindset to the firm.