Leadership and Organizational Change Expert
How will we create better leadership for our future? Dr. Jill Birch answers this question – and many more – in her captivating and customized presentations designed to inspire change, build leadership capacity, and drive competitive advantage.
Jill has spent the past five years studying relational leadership – a new way leaders achieve results that contribute to more collaborative and healthy organizations. As she was conducting her research, Jill walked the talk, experiencing first-hand the many sides of leadership as a CEO and C-Suite executive.
After leading a $40 million business unit, she developed and facilitated leadership programs for Fortune 500 companies and international not-for-profits. Her new research draws on story making, visual thinking, and meaning making. Her fresh approach resonates amongst leaders, teams, Boards and human resource professionals: leaders who are looking for impactful and innovative ways to approach leadership development.
In her engaging talks, Jill begins with a relational framework that focuses first on others, and then moves to developing empathy, becoming more ethically attuned, and unlocking vulnerability to inspire team work and nurture culture.
Jill is the founder and CEO of BirchGrove Inc., a holistic learning platform of keynote presentations, programs, and bespoke consulting that offers leaders a new way to think deeply about how they define the work of leadership, and how they develop and relate to others. She has spoken to thousands of leaders around the world, and provided consulting support to the high-tech, energy, finance, telecommunications, professionals services, education, health and not-for-profit sectors.
She holds a PhD from Griffith University in Australia, and an MA from the University of Toronto where she researched how CEOs learn to lead, and how they learn to learn. She is also a Certified Association Executive.