Our team provides services to boards, executives, and HR leaders in Canada, USA, and Europe.

Dr. David Weiss is the President & CEO of Weiss International Ltd, an international consulting firm based in Toronto, Canada that focuses on strategy, innovation, leadership and HR consulting. David also is guest faculty for executive programs at four universities. Previously, David was an Affiliate Professor at the Rotman School of Management and Chief Innovation Officer of a multinational consulting firm. He is a Certified Board Director with the Institute of Corporate Directors and he has received numerous international  awards. David has published over 50 professional articles and he has authored or co-authored six business books including the bestselling books: Innovative Intelligence, Leadership Driven-HR, and The Leadership Gap. David recently conducted executive sessions in Canada, USA, China,  Russia, Israel, Uganda, Malaysia, Chile, Hungary, Paris and England on his leading edge ideas about leadership and innovation. READ MORE »

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Alecia Banting is Project Coordinator and Executive Assistant with Weiss International Ltd. She manages project activities for large- and mid-scale projects and, as Executive Assistant to Dr. David Weiss, she ensures that requests and requirements of our clients are met with high quality and in a timely manner. READ MORE »

Megan Mitchell is a Senior Associate of Weiss International Ltd. She is an accomplished consultant in Leadership Development, Innovation, and Change Management with over twenty years of experience. She is also the part-time Program Director for the Schulich School of Business at York University designing and delivering the Applied Innovation Management program.  READ MORE »

Rollin Burhans is a Senior Associate of Weiss International Ltd. based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA. Rollin specializes in organization design, business transformation, leadership & organization development and change management consulting that develops and increases the organization’s capability and effectiveness to execute its business strategies and deliver business results. READ MORE »

Diane Locke is a Senior Associate of Weiss International Ltd. She is a seasoned professional with over twenty years of Leadership Development experience including executive assessment and coaching, training and development, and organizational design consulting. She specializes in conducting comprehensive leadership psychometric assessments which generates a thorough perspective of the leaders’ strengths and development areas as compared to established executive and leadership norms. Her client list includes a broad range of organizations in the private and public sectors. READ MORE »

Bruce Francis is a Senior Associate of Weiss International Ltd. His business and consulting experience has allowed him to develop and apply – first hand - an extensive range of skills and knowledge in the field of human resource strategies and programs within and consulting to health care, government, natural resource, steel, and heavy manufacturing sectors. READ MORE »

Françoise Morissette is a Senior Associate of Weiss International Ltd. She is a bilingual Human Resource Consultant and a major contributor to the field of Organizational Development. Her consulting practice takes her across Canada and internationally. For instance, she has been involved in projects in Sweden, Finland, France and the UK. READ MORE »

Brenda Barker Scott is a Senior Associate of Weiss International Ltd. Brenda has extensive experience in all aspects of organizational development acquired over a twenty-year career in consulting and teaching. Whether working with a leadership team to create strategic renewal or re-design a structure, Brenda combines her technical know-how with whole-scale change methodologies to ensure that the right people are engaged in the right conversations to design robust and workable solutions. READ MORE »

Helen Lomax

Helen Lomax is a Senior Associate of Weiss International Ltd with  over 25 years of experience providing training services to both the public and private sectors and has worked with many organizations to help them develop the change readiness and capabilities of staff. Helen has also taught at universities and colleges such as McMaster University, Queen’s University, Sheridan College and Lambton College. She has developed and customized numerous sessions on topics such as leading teams, employee engagement, achieving results, developing leadership skills, and dealing with public complaints to build the reputation of the organization.   Helen’s workshops and her style of facilitation have generated the highest level of positive feedback from participants and have contributed to success for clients.  READ MORE »

Chris Hutcheson is a Senior Associate of Weiss International Ltd. With over 25 years of experience designing and delivering training to private and public sector organizations in Team Building, Performance Appraisal, Leadership Skills, Communication, Motivation, Problem Solving, and Training Design and Delivery. READ MORE »

Dr. Nora Gold is a Senior Associate of Weiss International Ltd. Formerly an Associate Professor of social work at McMaster University (1990-2000), she is currently the Writer in Residence at the Centre for Women's Studies at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto (OISE/UT). Her projects include research and training on issues related to cross-cultural communication and diversity. READ MORE »


Honours and Awards


  • "Distinguished Lecturer” certificate from the Government of Canada


  • "Dove" Award from the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation for Service on the Board of Directors


  • "HR Leadership Award" at the Asia-Pacific Human Resources Management conference


  • "HR Distinction Award” from the HR Israel Association


  • Honoured as a lifetime "Fellow” of the Human Resources Professionals Association


  • Honoured as the first lifetime “Fellow” of the Canadian Society for Training and Development


  • Honoured as Lifetime Member of the Global Directory of Who's Who


  • Honoured as Lifetime Member of the Presidential Who's Who


  • "Innovation Day Distinguished Lecture" certificate from MPP of Ontario Provincial Parliament


  • From Books For Business. “With Appreciation And Thanks, Books For Business Recognizes Dr. David Weiss As One Of Our Outstanding Authors" for his #1 HR Best Seller


  • From Queen’s University “With Appreciation And Thanks For Your Invaluable Contribution To Learning And Intellectual Enhancement Of Industrial Relations at Queen’s University.”